SOUTH AFRICAN AGENCY FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENT (SAASTA)
Youth Journalism Programme
Division: Science Communication
Unemployed Science, Engineering and Technology Graduates Required to Volunteer in the DST’s National Youth Service Programme
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 curriculum vitae, certified copies of ID and qualifications, and all their contact details.
To view a list of current participating organisations, please visit our website http://www.saasta.ac.za/programmes/nurturing-talent/national-youth-service-programme/
Human Resource Volunteer Department
South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA)
1st Floor Didacta Building
211 Nana Sita Street
Please email your detailed cv’s to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 22 May 2020.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the screening outcomes. Candidates who have not been contacted within three months after the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful. All travel and relocation costs will be for the candidates’ own expenses.
All enquiries: MacDonald Kapu Tel: (012) 392 9300
Unemployed Graduates required for the Youth Science and Technology Journalist Project as part of the DST’s National Youth Service Programme
Unemployed graduates (18 to 35 years of age) in science and technology, communications or journalism are invited to apply for a one-year science journalist internship opportunity.
The South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement, a business unit of the National Research Foundation, in collaboration with the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), will place successful applicants at community media organisations in specific municipalities to produce stories for broadcast, online and print media about science, technology and innovation (STI).
This will include developing popular articles about specific technologies piloted in local communities, as well as innovations developed within these communities.
A stipend will be paid to volunteers per month as follows: National Diploma NQF Level 6 (R 4 500), Bachelor’s Degree / B.Tech NQF Level 7 (R 5 000), Honours NQF Level 8 (R 5 500), Master’s NQF Level 9 (R 6 500), PhD NQF Level 10 (R 7 700).
Interested youth, who meet the qualification requirements, are invited to submit a certified copy of their qualification, a motivational letter and a detailed CV to email: email@example.com by no later than 22 May 2020.
For more information about the youth science and technology journalist programme visit our website www.saasta.ac.za/programmes/nurturing-talent/youth-journalism-programme/