Call Out for TIA Future 500 Internship Programme

Company TIA Interns
Reference # NG100/032018
Published 12/03/2018
Contract Type Contract
12 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Nationwide, Nationwide, South Africa
Introduction A new innovation-driven mind set and demand for South Africa is needed to ensure a sustainable stream of skilled workers. For this to happen we have to begin arming our young people from foundational level with problem-solving skills and the ability to make rapid decisions based on facts and evidence. They must also be instilled with commercial awareness and the talent for spotting opportunities.The TIA Future 500 Internship Programme is aimed at leading interns to master Higher Order Thinking (HOT) Skills, the foundation of innovation and advanced problem-solving skills and full-spectrum thinking (design and creative thinking).
Job Functions Agricultural Engineering,Biotechnology,Chemical Engineering,Chemistry, Physics and Biology,Creative,Data Management,Electrical Engineering,Electronic Engineering,Engineering,Health & Safety,Mechanical Engineering,Media,Medical,Mining,Oil & Energy,Other Research Development, Science and Scientific Research,Research,Science,Traineeship,Water and Sanitation
Industries Admin, Office & Support,Agriculture,Aviation,Chemical / Petrochemical,Digital,Energy,Engineering,Environmental / Horticulture / Agriculture,Government / Municipal,Healthcare,Information Technology,Legal,Manufacturing,Medical,Mining,Oil & Gas,Petrochemical,Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene,Production,Research,Science & Technology
The Future 500 is an initiatives aimed at strengthening critical thinking capabilities to enable innovation to occur spanning over a 2 to 3 year period
(the call out is for recruitment for the 1st year of the programme).
Year 1: Life Skills and ‘Maximising Me’ and developing creative thinking skills.
Year 2 to 3: Developing collaborative, entrepreneurial thinking skills, building Innovation Teams and participating in Innovation Challenges for solutions to real life problems.The aims of the initiatves are amongst others to:
– develop a pool of youth with Critical Thinking Skills, unlock potential and stimulate innovation,
– provide key life skills, work readiness skills and introduce future skills for the 4.0 Industrial revolution through training, job shadowing and mentorship
– Provide workplace experience to unemployed youth and graduates allowing them practical exposure to enhance employability**Applicants who are interested in participating in TIA’s FUTURE 500 Internship Programmes in innovation projects are invited to register and apply on the TIA online system – careers – internships

Applicants to select category applied for:
001 Learnerships – Matric + 1 to 2 year Certificate
002 Internships – Matric + 2 to 4 years ( National Diploma, degree and Post grad)
003 CHUMA Commercialisation and IP Practitioner Internship Training – MSc ( special selection criteria)

SA Citizenship with qualification:
National Diploma (Matric + 1-2 year Certificate)
Degree (Matric + 3 or 4 years Undergraduate)
Post Graduate Degree
Job Closing Date 19/03/2018