Wednesday, 18 December 2019

CSIR Internship Opportunities 2020

The CSIR has two Internship opportunities for Library and Information Science in the Records Management and Archival Services Stream. The purpose of the Internship is to provide graduates with an opportunity to gain practical work experience in the library and information services field within a research and development environment. These positions are based in Pretoria.

Under supervision the Intern will be required to:
  • Index archival research and corporate records
  • Conduct shelving and categorising of the archival records
  • Conduct collection audits and disposal of archival materials
  • Fulfil general Records Management and Archival duties (maintain the Archive – cleanliness of the Archive, check climate and gas control systems, shelving, digitisation)
  • Assist clients with archives requests under the guidance of the Archives technicians
  • Participate in the special projects to keep abreast of trends

Qualifications, skills and experience:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in library/ information science;
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Customer service attitude
  • Knowledge and experience in Microsoft PowerPoint / Excel
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Goal oriented and deadline driven
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise.

Closing date: 20 December 2019



The CSIR is an equal opportunity employer. As such, it is committed to the Employment Equity Act of 1998. By applying for this position at the CSIR, the applicant understands, consents and agrees that the CSIR may solicit a credit and criminal report from a registered credit bureau and/or SAPS (in relation to positions that require trust and honesty and/or entail the handling of cash or finances) and may also verify the applicant’s educational qualifications and employment history. The CSIR reserves the right to remove the advertisement at any time before the stated closing date and it further reserves the right not to appoint if a suitable candidate is not identified.

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