Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR): Energy Industry Internships 2020 / 2021


Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) invites candidates to apply for Energy Industry Internship Programme for 2020 / 2021.


Internship Application Closing Date: 25 October 2020

Internship Location: Pretoria, Gauteng

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is a leading scientific and technology research organisation that researches, develops, localises and diffuses technologies to accelerate socio-economic prosperity in South Africa. The organisation’s work contributes to industrial development and supports a capable state.

Internship: Energy Industry (Two positons)

(Twelve-month contract)

About the job:


The CSIR has an Internships opportunities for Interns in the Energy Centre within the Smart Places cluster. The purpose of the Internship is to provide an opportunity to gain practical work experience through providing technical support to Energy Economists working in the field of the Just Energy Transition, including data gathering/ capture, analysis, presentation and reporting. Assistance with organising and running workshops with stakeholders will also be required. These positions are based in Pretoria.

For more info about the cluster, please visit this link:

Key responsibilities:

  • Gather data and capture on spreadsheets and databases;
  • Analyse data, presentations and reports;
  • Perform literature reviews and summarize findings;
  • Coordinate workshops and keep record of stakeholder attendance confirmation, venue, costs associated with the event.

Qualifications, skills and experience:

  • A BCom degree in economics or econometrics;
  • An Honour’s degree will be advantageous;
  • Highly literate and numerate, with good spreadsheet, database, presentation and reporting skills;
  • Applicants must be South African citizens.

How to apply

Click here to apply for Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR): Energy Industry Internships 2020 / 2021

All applications must be accompanied by the following documents:

  • Certified copies of certificates and academic record;
  • Certified copy of Identity Document;
  • Copy of CV.

For more info, please contact the CSIR Recruitment Centre on 012 841 4774 or email us at [email protected]

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