CSIR/ MerSETA: Work Integrated Learning Programme 2024

Job Summary

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) invites applications for the CSIR/MerSETA: Work Integrated Learning Programme 2024.

Closing date: 19 March 2024

Location: Pretoria, South Africa.

Job Purpose

The CSIR in partnership with MerSETA is offering work integrated learning opportunity to students who require experiential training in order to fulfil national diploma requirements.

The programme provides opportunities to students to gain practical experience that augments their theoretical studies under the guidance of more experienced professionals.

This opportunity helps applicants bridge the gap between the academics and practical application, making them more employable. The programme covers various fields of science, engineering and technology (SET) sector including:

  • Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

About CSIR

CSIR is a leading scientific and technology research organisation that researches, develops, localises and diffuses technologies to accelerate socio-economic prosperity in South Africa.

The organisation’s work contributes to industrial development and supports a capable state.


  • A South African citizen;
  • Full-time enrolment at a University of Technology in any of the above area of study;
  • Must have passed all courses and left with practical experience to complete their National Diploma.
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How to Apply

  • A copy of the identity document;
  • A complete resume;
  • Latest academic transcript;
  • Proof of registration and/or letter confirming that they need practical training to graduate.

Short-listed candidates may be subjected to a prescribed medical test / assessment, as it is a requirement in the mining sector.

Closing date: 19 March 2024



  • Itumeleng Tladi

    Itumeleng teaches high school Mathematics in Groote Schuur. In addition to curating career opportunities on, Itumeleng mentors a community group of youth in STEAM. At chess, he's Western Cape's best.

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