UNISA and DST promote STEMI as a career
UNISA in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology hosted the 2018 National Science Week on the 30 July to the 4 August. The event which was attended by over 120 international delegates aims to promote science, engineering and technology as tools to economic freedom. This way the... Read more
SA’s science on the up
It might not always seem that way, but South African science is actually doing very well especially in terms of the number of scientific papers and international collaborations. This one of the major findings of a recent report at Stellenbosch University (SU). “Our report shows that South Africa’s performance... Read more
Epic opportunities at Job Expo
This year’s Epic Job Expo was the largest of its kind held at the University of Cape Town (UCT), combining five expos into one and giving students a unique opportunity to meet multiple possible future employers on a single day. Organised by UCT’s Careers Service and held on Wednesday,... Read more
Continuation of career guidance project is crucial – project team
The social impact project “Overcoming Career Circumscription and Compromise” – which offered career guidance to Grade 9 learners in communities with little to no resources – is so crucial that efforts must be redoubled to ensure the project’s continuation. This was the conclusion of the team and funder responsible... Read more
Accountants equipped with skills needed in a digitally disruptive world
The greatest challenge that the accounting and auditing profession faces today is investing in the education and training that is needed to keep up with the change of pace in the environment. Advances in technology and digitization has led to the industry requiring a different set of skills than... Read more
Traditional recruitment portals fail entry-level jobseekers
Traditional recruitment platforms are not geared towards efficiently linking job seekers with job opportunities s, says youth employment engine Lulaway. Traditional online portals cater for white collar applicants, leaving behind the vast majority of jobseekers who don’t have formal qualifications or extensive experience, says Lulaway’s chairman, Andile Mkhosana. “To... Read more
Eskom Expo: R14 million in prizes up for grabs for science boffins
South Africa’s brightest scientific minds will compete for their chance to win prizes worth well over R14 million as this year’s Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International Science Fair (ISF) gains momentum. The prizes include university bursaries, laptops, gadgets, cash prizes as well as the coveted chance to represent... Read more
Alteram Solutions opens its doors to new interns
Alteram Solutions has welcomed its newest interns.  This is the company’s second internship programme since 2015/2016 which currently employs 20 interns.  The internship programme is aimed at providing these enthusiastic individuals with Information and Communications Technology (ICT) skills and experience that will help equip them for the world of... Read more
Application window now open for 6-month internship at Boeing in Seattle
Aiming for a career in aerospace, or hoping to add some serious weight to your CV? Now is your chance with a fully paid, six-month stint in Boeing’s coveted International Business Intern Program (IBIP) in the United States. Launched in 2012, IBIP gives valuable exposure to Boeing’s latest advances... Read more
SA occupations in demand
A chief financial officer, general manager public service and director of marketing are amongst the 100 most in demand occupations in South Africa, according to the Department of Higher Education and Training. The list, published in June by the Department of Higher Education and Training, features occupations that have... Read more