SARAO: Graduate/ Internship Programme 2021

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

South African citizens and permanent residents, who
• 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 must
be clearly demonstrated in the candidate’s application.
Please take note that:

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

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

  1. Up-to-date Curriculum Vitae
  2. Certified copy of your South African ID document
  3. Certified copies of all your university transcripts to date
  4. A letter of motivation (max. 300 words) stating why you should be selected for an internship
    Deadline for Applications: 30 June 2020

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