Don’t forget to apply for one of the DST-NRF Internships for 2019.


To be eligible to apply, candidates must be:

  • South African citizens or permanent residents who hold a South African identity. Non-South Africans are not eligible to apply.
  • Unemployed graduates who hold an Advanced Diploma or Bachelor’s degree at NQF level 7, Honours or BTech degrees at NQF level 8 and MTech or Master’s degrees at NQF level 9 qualify to apply for this internship. Applicants who are in their final year of study may apply provided that studies will be completed by 28 February 2019 and would therefore be able to provide proof of qualification before commencement of internship on 1 April 2019.
  • In the fields of Science, Engineering, and Technology (SET), Research and Development, Social Sciences and Humanities.
  • 35 years old or younger at the time of submitting an application.DURATION
    The internship programme is offered for a period of 12 months. Successful applicants will be required to sign a contract for the duration of the internship.


Interns will receive a monthly salary ranging between R 6 070.00 and R 8 050.00 per month – depending on the level of qualification.

For technical online enquiries, please contact the Support Desk (Mondays to Fridays from 08h00 to 16h30) on: Tel: (012) 481 4202 or E-mail: For programme related queries contact Sello Raseruthe: (012) 481 4388 or and Monwabisi Mfihlo: (012) 481 4023 or


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