CSIR NCL Careers – Geoscience Internship

Website Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Job Description:

The CSIR has an Internship opportunity in the Mandela Mining Precinct, which is hosted within the CSIR Business Excellence and Integration portfolio. The purpose of this internship is to provide graduates with an opportunity to gain practical work experience through research and development of competitive technologies and innovative products under the guidance of researchers and engineers within cross-functional teams. This opportunity is based in Johannesburg.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct literature review of previous research done locally and internationally within the field of geosciences and its applications aligned to the programme.
  • Assist and support Programme Managers with underground trials at various mine sites;
  • Write reports on processes and results;
  • Attend and present on results where required;
  • Perform general administrative tasks as required by project leads/programme managers;
  • Engage with researchers and stakeholders involved within the programme projects;
  • Conduct research work/tasks related to technologies, as assigned by project leads/programme manager;

Job Requirements:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Good attention to details;
  • An Honours degree in BSc Geology/Geophysics (Hons);
  • Mineral Resource Management qualification will be an advantage;
  • Analytical, numerical, methodical, innovative and results driven;
  • Willingness to learn and work under pressure;
  • Administrative skills (minutes taking, filing and research);
  • Pro-active and focused;
  • Ability to prioritise and have a good sense of urgency and accuracy;
  • Must have a valid Drivers Licence;
  • Must have clear/no criminal record;
  • Post graduate qualification will be an added advantage;
  • Experience within the mining environment will be an added advantage.
  • The following skills are required;
  • Self-motivated and a team player;

Job Details:

Company: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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