DSI-National Youth Service Programme
Call For Applications
The South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (NRF-SAASTA), a business unit of the National Research Foundation (NRF) on behalf of the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) has the following opportunities;
1. Unemployed science, engineering and technology graduates (18 to 35 years of age), to volunteer their services towards the implementation of the DSI-National Youth Service (NYS) programme for a period of 12 months. Successful applicants will be deployed to the participating organisations that collaborate with the DSI on the implementation of the Science Engagement Strategy.
2. Unemployed communications or journalism and media graduates (18 to 35) are invited to apply for a 12 months’ Community Service Project and Science Journalism Internship opportunity. Successful applicants will be deployed at the mainstream and community media outlets in specific district municipalities to produce stories for broadcast, online and print media about science, technology and innovation.