Environmental Geography Intern: CSIR Youth Employment Service (YES Programme)

Environmental Geography Intern – Pretoria: CSIR Youth Employment Service (YES Programme)

DEADLINE: 20 December 2022

  • Location: Pretoria, Gauteng
  • Date posted: 13 December 2022
  • Closing date: 20 December 2022
  • Salary: R 6,737.00 per month – Base pay on fixed amount only
  • Job type: Fixed-term

Role description

This is a 12-month fixed term employment opportunity, funded via the YES programme for unemployed South African youth to gain practical work experience. Successful candidates will work Monday to Friday as Environmental Geography Intern at a fast-paced leading scientific and technology research organisation in Pretoria.

The successful Environmental Geography Intern will have the opportunity to put his/her academic qualifications into action in a workplace setting.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Analysis of municipal contexts –to identify opportunities and constraints related to delivery of services such as water, integrated planning that supports local economic development and livelihoods and efficient provision of social facilities; and efficient municipal processes and inter-departmental collaboration.
  • Design of appropriate interventions to improve service delivery in municipalities.
  • Implementation of designed interventions .
  • Engagement with entities and individuals involved in the programme to facilitate design and implementation of interventions through telephone calls, emails, meetings and workshops.
  • Documentation of all engagements and interventions, including compilation of implementation plans, reports, proposals, progress reports and presentations.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of interventions

Role requirement

Who should apply?

Applicants must be able to satisfy the programme’s basic eligibility criteria to qualify:

  • South African Citizen, first-time participant in the YES programme.
  • Currently unemployed.
  • Must have Matric and B Degree in Environmnetal Geography.
    Must have never participated on the YES Youth Programme.
    Able to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment.


– YES programme participants also work through 40 digital learning modules on Work-Readiness. Please note that this is not a learnership/qualification, it is a work experience programme.

How to apply

Please note that the adverts for the 2023 CSIR YES Programme job opportunities are now posted on Applicants must first Register on to be able to apply for the posts.

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Click here to apply ONLINE for Environmental Geography Intern – Pretoria: CSIR Youth Employment Service (YES Programme)



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