Council for Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR): Internships 2013 / 2024

Council for Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR): Internships 2013 / 2024

Council for Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) invites South African unemployed graduates to apply for Technical Support Internship Programme 2023 / 2024

Location: Pretoria, South Africa

Here are the details for the Technical Support Internship Programme offered by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR):

Opportunity Details:

  • Programme: Technical Support Internship Programme
  • Duration: Not specified

About CSIR:

  • CSIR is a prominent scientific and technology research organization in South Africa.
  • Focuses on researching, developing, localizing, and disseminating technologies for socio-economic growth.
  • Contributes to industrial development and supports a capable state.

Internship Details:

  • Internship opportunities are available in the Textile Testing and Characterisation facility within the Advanced Polymer Composites Research Group, part of the Chemicals Cluster at CSIR.
  • Aim of the internship is to provide practical work experience in textile testing and characterisation of industrial samples under experienced technologists’ guidance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing customer service and technical support via phone, email, and online requests.
  • Effective administration of incidents, requests, and problem resolution.
  • Ensuring service delivery within Service Level Agreements (SLA) criteria.
  • Tracking and monitoring support cases for timely resolution.
  • Escalating critical customer situations appropriately.
  • Contributing to documentation and knowledge base article library.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science/engineering, electrical/electronic engineering, information technology, data science, machine learning, or related field.
  • Honours degree is advantageous.
  • Working knowledge of Windows platforms and UNIX/Linux operating systems.
  • Analysis, debugging, and SQL skills.
  • Familiarity with Jira and Confluence is advantageous.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, manage customers professionally, and function in a team or individually.

How to apply

  • Feedback will be provided to shortlisted candidates only.
  • CSIR is an equal opportunity employer.

Click here to apply online for Council for Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR): Technical Support Internships 2024


  • All international qualifications require evaluation by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

Interested individuals meeting the qualifications and seeking practical experience in technical support within a research-oriented environment can apply as instructed. Ensure applications are submitted before the specified deadline.

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