SAASTA: Youth Development Programme 2014

December 2, 2013

Location: Pretoria
Closing Date: 10 December 2013

The South African Agency for Science a Technology Advancement (SAASTA, a business unit of National Research Foundation) on behalf of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) is inviting unemployed science, engineering and technology graduates (18 to 35 years of age) to volunteer their services towards the implementation of the Youth into Science Strategy under the auspices of the National Youth Service Programme.

Volunteers will be deployed for a period of up to 12 months to participating organisations that collaborate with the DST in its youth development programmes. A stipend will be paid to volunteers per month as follows: National Diploma (R 4 000), Bachelor’s Degree / B.Tech (R 4 500), Honours (R 5 000), Master’s (R 6 000), PhD (R 7 200).

Vacancies exist and become available during the year at a variety of organisations in all nine provinces. Placements will commence in January 2014.

How to Apply

Interested youth who meet the qualifications are invited to submit a covering letter indicating why they want to volunteer, in which province they are residing and the province of their choice. Candidates should also include a curriculum vitae; certified copies of ID and qualifications, and all their contact details.

Human Resource Volunteer Department

South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA)

1st Floor Didacta Building

211 Skinner Street



Fax: 086 238 8924

Email: christina@saasta.ac.za or Fax: 086 566 0424

Enquiries: Ms Thandi Esbie or Christina Baatjies Tel. (012) 392 9300

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the screening outcomes. Candidates who have not been contacted within two months after the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful. All travel and relocation costs will be for the candidates’ own expenses.


The Presidency Internship Programme 2014/2015`c

November 26, 2013

Closing Date: 6 December 2013 at 16:30
Location: Pretoria

Remuneration: Interns will receive a stipend of R4 000 per month

Duration: 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015 (12 months)

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The Presidency is offering internship opportunities to provide South African graduates and undergraduates with the opportunity to gain workplace experience in the field of work that they have studied.


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