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Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR): Internships Program 2022

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR): Invites Unemployed Graduates to Apply for the Internships Program 2022


Closing Date: 04 February 2022
Job Type: Internships (Contract)
Location: Pretoria, South Africa


Internships Description

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has Internship opportunities for Interns in the ICT and Finance Services Centres.

The purpose of the internship is to provide graduates with an opportunity to gain practical work experience in their respective fields of study. These positions are based in Pretoria.

The following Internship Programs are open for applications:


Finance (Accounts Payable) Internship

  • A three-year Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in:
    • Accounting or
    • Finance;
  • Ability to implement basic accounting principles;

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide professional customer services;
  • Support and Administrate ICT servers, back-ups jobs, and storage systems;
  • Provide support in line with CSIR’s processes and procedures;
  •  Assist on all projects that involve  ICT Operations.
  • Troubleshoot software and hardware;
  • Manage, maintain, and roll-out  applications
  • Provide support on network printers;
  • Ensure quality service is provided to  CSIR users;

ICT System Operations Internship

  • A National Diploma in:
    • Information Technology;
  • Microsoft 365 messaging or
  • Azure administrator, A+, and N+ would be an added advantage

Key responsibilities:

  • Process financial transactions under guidance and supervision to ensure the transactions are recorded accurately, in compliance with policies, processes, guidelines and legislation;
  • Perform financial account reconciliations to identify discrepancies or items to be actioned and ensure that all transactions are recorded in the correct accounting period;
  • Keep record of financial documents, e.g. journals and invoices, for future reference and audit purposes;
  • Assist with preparation of financial reports and provide allocation details of deposits received;
  • Assist with month-end and year-end processes to enable financial departments to meet deadlines and process all financial transactions before final closure.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Basic computer knowledge;
  • Customer service orientation;
  • Ability to manage stress;
  • Ability to work with a team
  • Communication skills;
  • Ability to handle difficult customers;
  • Ability to take initiative

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