Paid internships at the Council for Geoscience- R13,000 monthly STIPEND | APPLY NOW

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The Council for Geoscience (CGS) is mandated to collect and curate all geoscience data in South Africa, both on- and offshore.

It aims to use these data to find meaningful geoscience solutions to respond to real-world challenges. With its Head Office situated in Silverton Pretoria, the CGS takes pride in having and building a winning team of scientists within the various fields of geoscience.

The CGS is calling on suitably qualified and interested graduates to apply for its current Internship Programme offering which will be active for a period of two (2) years.

The purpose of the Internship is to support and equip eight (8) graduates with practical work experience and provide them with exposure to work areas within their respective career fields.

Business UnitField of studyNoQualifications
Office of the CEOGeology1Matric (Grade 12); andBSc Honours in Geology or equivalent
Office of the CEOHydrology1Matric (Grade 12); andBSc Honours in Hydrology or equivalent
Office of the CEOLaw1Matric (Grade 12); andNational Diploma (NQF Level 6) in Law/Legal StudiesBachelor Degree (NQF level 7) in Law/Legal Studies will be advantageous
Communications & Stakeholder RelationsMarketing/ Communications/Public/ Stakeholder Relations2Matric (Grade 12); andNational Diploma (NQF Level 6) in Marketing/Communications/Public RelationsPostgraduate qualification will be advantageous
Human ResourcesHuman Resources3Matric (Grade 12); andNational Diploma (NQF Level 6) in Human Resources Management or equivalent qualificationPostgraduate qualification will be advantageous
Key Attributes RequiredWell organised and ability to prioritise own workMeets deadlinesReport writingAnalytical skills with strong attention to detailGood interpersonal skills and a ‘can do’ attitudeWillingness to learnComputer literate (MS Office)Speak English at business fluency level 
Required DocumentsCopies of highest qualification(s)Copy of identity documentCurriculum Vitae
Stipend R 13 000 per month

The Council for Geoscience is committed to Employment Equity and diversity. In accordance with the Employment Equity prescripts, preference will be given but not limited to candidates from under-represented designated groups. Females and people from previously disadvantaged groups and sectors are encouraged to apply.

If you meet the above requirements and wish to apply, please send your application to [email protected] Please quote the field of study as a reference when submitting your application.

Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

All appointments are subject to vetting processes. Appointments are subject to positive vetting results. The processing of your personal information by the Council for Geoscience will be done in accordance with the POPI Act 4 of 2013

Applications submitted on CGS social media platforms will not be considered.

Closing Date: 08 September 2022

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