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Employer: Medical Research Council of South Africa

Job Title: Mechanical Engineering Internships

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Location: Pretoria , South Africa

Job Description: 

Medical Research Council of South Africa: Mechanical Engineering Internships – Apply Now

The Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation (CSSFF)-South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) Capacity Development Programme

INTERNSHIP (Mechanical Engineering Graduates)

DURATION – 12 Months

Building a biomanufacturing workforce for Africa

Mechanical Engineering graduates

The CSSFF-SAMRC Internship Programme is a partnership to train and build the African workforce in biomanufacturing. These opportunities are based at the CSIR’s Biomanufacturing facility in Pretoria, offering a conducive environment for growth and development.

We are requesting applications from candidates with a 4-year degree in mechanical engineering to embark on the CSSFF-SAMRC-CSIR mechanical engineering internship programme to build technical skills to support biomanufacturing, bioprocessing and related disciplines.

Candidates will be trained in the maintenance and servicing of equipment, including Upstream and Downstream unit operations, that are integral to support various biomanufacturing technologies. Through this comprehensive training, mechanical engineers will be exposed to hand-on training during biomanufacturing that will equip them with the necessary skills to support the local biotechnology sector.

The internships will provide a stipend and cover direct costs associated with the training.

Minimum requirements and Eligibility:

  1. 4-year degree in mechanical engineering
  2. Interest in biopharmaceutical manufacturing/maintenance
  3. Computer literate
  4. Ability to communicate effectively and write reports
  5. Must be a South African citizen (or have permanent residency)

Requirements for application:

  1. Certified copy of South African identity document
  2. Comprehensive curriculum vitae
  3. Brief motivation on how this Programme will benefit your career and why you are suited for it (600 words max)
  4. Certified copies of qualifications
  5. Certified copies of official academic transcripts
  6. Written academic reference

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Medical Research Council of South Africa: Mechanical Engineering Internships – Apply Now

How to Apply:

All applications are to be submitted via the SAMRC websitehttps://samrc.breezy.hr/

Closing date: 20 June 2024

As indicated above, all required documents are to be uploaded with your application as one attachment.

Terms & Conditions: The SAMRC retains the right not to make an appointment. In accordance with the SAMRC’s Employment Equity Plan, preference will be given to suitably qualified candidates from the designated groups. For this reason, we require race, gender and disability status to be specified. Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. By submitting your application, SAMRC concludes that you are a competent person to consent and that you are giving consent to the SAMRC to process and further process all personal information contained in the application in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act, Act No 4 of 2013 (as amended). The SAMRC does its best to provide the most accurate information; however, if there is anything wrong and unclear applicants are encouraged to contact the HR Recruitment Office at 021-938 0648 before the closing date.

PLEASE QUOTE THE REFERENCE NUMBER (R739A) IN ALL COMMUNICATIONS. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT YOUR SUBMISSION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED SHOULD YOUR APPLICATION NOT BE ACCOMPANIED BY THE REQUIRED INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTATION.

Medical Research Council of South Africa: Mechanical Engineering Internships – Apply Now


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