SANSA Internship Programme 2021/22

SANSA Internship Programme 2021/22

CompanySouth African National Space Agency (SANSA)
Reference #SS_Int
Contract TypeContract
12 Months
LocationHermanus, Western Cape, South Africa
Duration12 Months
IntroductionAs part of the Innovation hub’s skills development programmes, SANSA offers an Internship Programme in which unemployed graduates and postgraduates from the Western Cape are offered an opportunity to acquire practical industry work experience through mentoring, couching and exposure.
Job FunctionsAccounting,Administration,Communications,Finance,Graduate,Human Resources,Information Technology,Intern
IndustriesAccounting,Admin, Office & Support,Bookkeeping,Events Management,Government / Municipal,Human Resources,ICT – Information & Communications Technology,IT – Information Technology,Public Relations / Communications / Journalism / Media & Promotions,Recruitment,Science & Technology
SpecificationSANSA has the following Internship opportunities in the Space Science Directorate situated in Hermanus, Western Cape for enthusiastic, hardworking South African citizens from the Western Cape in the following areas of specialisation or disciplines:

•Human Resources:
Duties(Not limited to this):
oPrepare and maintain employment records related to events such as appointments, terminations, leave, transfers, promotions, etc. using SAP •Ensure proper maintenance of records and easy retrieval of documents as and when required •Perform all administrative and transactional services •Administer the recruitment service from advertisement to appointment •Ensure proper record tracking system •Examine employee files to answer enquires and provide information for personnel actions •Organize meetings and events •Run reports on SAP and prepare various documents accurately, timeously and in accordance with the specific needs to which the documents are required.
Degree in Human Resource Management, including BTech in HR related field

Duties (not limited to this):
•Provide desktop support to users •Installation / upgrade of computers •Maintenance of network infrastructure •Assist with network cabling and server cabinet wiring •Inventory of ICT store rooms •Basic network administration on Microsoft Windows and Linux-based servers •Documenting of network services and infrastructure •Opportunity for development of additional programming skills
National Diploma / Degree in Information Systems

Duties (not limited to this):
oFiling of SCM, finance and administrative documentation •administrative tasks •switchboard duties •assist with stock taking •physical asset verification and maintenance of asset database • transactional processing on SAGE X3 •archiving of SCM, finance and administrative documentation •assist with administration and preparation for on-site conferences and meetings
National Diploma/Degree in Finance, Supply Chain Management or Business Administration
Duties(Not limited to this):
oExecution of a Public Relations plan • SANSA: Space Science’s media liaison and monitoring
• Writing and editing of organisational and promotional material• Collateral and branding •Events• Internal communication• Website content• Organise meetings and events
• Stakeholder engagement
Requirements: BA degree (Communication) or Public Relations Diploma (three-year course at tertiary education institute); Proven language (English) proficiency and writing and editing skills; Understanding and ability to proactively utilise latest communication trends and channels


The minimum requirements for placement of intern candidates are as follows:

•Should be 35 years of age or younger at the time of submitting an application;
•Be a South African citizen or South African Permanent Resident (with a valid South African Identity Document).
•Willing to live in Hermanus, Western Cape for the entire duration of their internship.

Interns will receive a stipend and additional soft skills training from the innovation hub.

Background verification, including criminal record, credit checks, security clearances, qualification and citizenship checks as well as competency assessment and psychometric testing, may form part of the selection process.

SANSA will host the Interns in Hermanus but contracting will be with the Innovation hub.

Should you meet the above requirements, please apply by logging into , please upload your detailed CV. If you do not attach a full CV, you will not be considered for the positions.

Closing date: 19 August 2021

Communication will only be conducted with short-listed candidates. If applicants have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, they must assume that their applications were unsuccessful
RequirementsDegrees in the related fields
Job Closing Date19/08/2021


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