Friday, 30 October 2015

Psychometrist Internship at CSIR 2015

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has a 12 months Internship opportunity for a Psychometrist: Independent Practice who is seeking experience in the field. The incumbent will assist with the assessment functions within the CSIR Talent Management Team. The position is 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 CSIR Assessment Centre Psychometrists, the intern will assist with the following:

  • Coordinate and administer psychometric assessments;

  • Score and interpret assessment results;

  • Integrate results and compile comprehensive reports;

  • Provide feedback to clients and candidates;

  • Implement invoice procedures for completed assessments;

  • Provide monthly reports on the assessment centre’s function;

  • Where applicable, participate in the competency profiling projects.


  • A relevant degree in social sciences, psychology or industrial psychology;

  • Registration with HPCSA as a Psychometrist: Independent Practice is required. Provide registration number;

  • Although formal work experience is not required, exposure to the following will be advantageous: o Administration of assessments in a corporate environment; o Writing of integrative reports for selection and career development; and o Practice management and assessment administration in a corporate/business environment.

How to apply
Closing date is 02 November 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:Intern: Psychometrist: Reference No: 306028).

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