Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Chemical Engineering Interns At CSIR 2015

The CSIR has three opportunities for Chemical Engineering Interns. The incumbents will be afforded the opportunity for experiential learning and will participate in large multidisciplinary teams. The Intern will also provide daily laboratory support, conduct analysis on samples and operate various laboratory equipment. These positions are based in Pretoria.

Key responsibilities:

 Design, plan and execute tasks under supervision.

 In-depth analysis and objective interpretation of data under supervision.

 Undertake laboratory and pilot plant research and development.

 Production of market acceptable product prototypes.

 Will need to do shift work and flexible working hours.

 Contribute to writing reports and manuscripts. Qualifications and skills:

 A Bachelor’s degree chemical engineering;

 A strong work ethic (e.g. accountability and reliability) and the ability to work under supervision within a dynamic team environment;

 The following competencies are critical for this position: o Innovation; o Sound technical knowledge; o Integrity, lateral thinking ability; and o Knowledge and appreciation of a cross-disciplinary project team environment.

 Excellent communication skills and the ability to contribute across the boundaries imposed by classical scientific disciplines. Should you meet the above requirements, please email your CV to with your name and surname, position title and reference number on the subject line, (e.g. John Smith: Internships: Chemical Engineering: Reference No:306014).

Closing date: 21 October 2015


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