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DSI-HSRC Internship Programme Invitation for Institution to Host Interns in 2023/25

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) invites institutions to indicate their interest in participating in the 2023/25 DSI-HSRC Internship Programme. Institutions will have an opportunity to host the DSI-HSRC interns for a period of 24 months, from 03 July 2023 to30 June 2025.

To serve as a Host Institution, your Institution must be:

  • Working in the Science, Engineering and Technology (SET), Research, Development and Innovation, Humanities and Social Sciences disciplines;
  • Identify mentors who have been employed at the institution in a long-term contract (at least 2 years) or in a permanent position;
  • Mentors must be willing to allocate time for mentoring, training and supporting the intern;
  • Have the infrastructure for the intern to work namely providing workstations, computers, and other resources including platforms for working remotely to ensure adequate work exposure for interns;
  • Willing to participate in the mentor forums and training programmes provided by the Internship Programme;
  • Ensure the submission of reports at regular intervals