SARAO: Internship Programme 2021

The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory, which includes the MeerKAT and the African SKA programmes, is now recruitingbright and enthusiastic Engineering and Science-Honours graduates for its internship programme

South African citizens and permanent residents, who are:

  • In final year of a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic and/or Computer Engineering
  • In final year of a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Light Current Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering and/or Radio Frequency Engineering
  • In final year of a Bachelor of Mechanical / Electromechanical / Mechatronics Engineering
  • Completing a Bachelor of Science Honours in Computer Science, Astronomy / Astrophysics, Applied Mathematics, or in Physics, with exceptional programming skills and an interest in software development. Programming skills mustbe clearly demonstrated in the candidate’s application.

Please take note that:

  • Short-listed candidates will be assessed through an online assessment, inAugust 2020. This assessment forms part of the selection/interview process. Dates for the assessment will be communicated to short-listed candidates, and are non-negotiable.
  • Successful graduate interns will be based in Cape Town, for a period of 3 years, starting in approximately January 2021.
  • Successful graduate interns may be required to complete a Masters degree (part-time) during their 3-year internship.

Closing Date:30 June 2020

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How To Apply?

To Apply -Submit the following documents as a SINGLE PDF document:

  • Up-to-date Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified copy of your South African ID document
  • Certified copies of all your university transcripts to date
  • A letter of motivation (max. 300 words) stating why you should be selected for an internship

Email your application to: ypdp@ska.ac.za

Updated: June 8, 2020 — 3:54 pm

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