Website Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC)
GRADUATE INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME FOR PATENT SUBSTANTIVE SEARCH AND EXAMINATION (SSE)
(This is a re-advertisement please do not re-apply if you had previously applied as CIPC has your CV on record)
CIPC (a member of the dti) is committed to youth skills development by providing graduates with opportunities to gain work experience to complement their studies. Applicants are invited for an Internship Programme that would run for a period of 24 months.
Interns will be placed in our Sunnyside Office (Pretoria).
What is Internship: As contemplated by Cabinet in December 2002, Internship is a public service graduate work experience programme targeting unemployed graduates. It gives students workplace experience or an opportunity to practice the work skills that they have studied and will practice in the future.
Beneficiaries of the Internship programme: • Unemployed South African graduates from higher education institutions who have completed their degrees/diplomas • Unemployed graduates who have not been exposed to work experience related to the area of study that they have completed • Applicants must be between ages of 18 to 35 years old.
Remuneration: Interns are offered R25 000.00 Stipend
Requirements: Applicants must be graduates and post graduates in any one of the fields specified below
Field of study
No. of Interns required
Minimum requirement is MSc degree in the following fields: (Chemistry/Biochemistry/Microbiology/ Biotechnology/Environmental Sciences)
B. Degree (Physics). Honours/Masters is desirous.
B. Engineering/B.Tech in (Mining/Mechanical/ Electrical/Civil/ Metallurgy/Textile). Honours/Masters is desirous.
B Degree in (Information Technology/Computer Engineering/Computer Science). Honours/Masters is desirous.
Successful applicants will be expected to sign a Graduate Internship Programme Agreement on SSE.
Please ensure that you have uploaded and attached an updated CV and academic transcript of your highest/relevant qualification when you submit your application (as one attachment).
For enquiries pertaining to patent substantive search and examination please contact: Ms Boitumelo Sepato on tel. (012) 394 5072 / Mr Trod Lehong on tel. (012) 492 6080
OTHER INFORMATION: Please log onto https://cipc.mcidirecthire.com/External/CurrentOpportunities for further details regarding the above mentioned adverts and application process.
Kindly note that faxed, e-mailed, hand delivered and/or posted applications will not be considered.
Should you experience any difficulty in applying please contact:
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 22 FEBRUARY 2019.