Wednesday, 28 October 2015

HR Internship at CSIR 2015

The (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has a twelve month internship opportunity for two Interns seeking experience in the field of Human Resources. These positions are based in Pretoria.The CSIR is a leading scientific and technology research organisation, implementing projects throughout Africa and making a difference in people’s lives.

Key responsibilities:

  • Under the leadership and guidance of the HR Managers, these Interns will assist with the following: Perform all administrative duties as required for recruitment, selection and placement;

  • Determine resources and skills required to achieve organisation objectives;

  • Feed new information in the Management Information System (MIS), and monitor quality of data and generate management reports;

  • Assist with the implementation of the employee wellness programme;

  • Compile the skills development plan;

  • Advise/guide line management/staff on HR and labour matters in accordance with organisational policies and procedures;

  • Career development and performance management initiatives in the unit;

  • Succession planning initiatives in the unit;

  • Perform all other HR related administrative task.


  • National diploma in human resources management or equivalent.

  • A bachelors degree would be advantageous;

  • Must have a desire to learn essential skills relating to human resources;

  • Ability to pay attention to detail;

  • Computer literacy skills;

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;

  • Must be a team player.

How to apply
Closing date is 30 October 2015. 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: HR Internship: Reference No:305998)

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