Technology Innovation Agency Internship Programme

Posted on :

22 Aug, 2016

Category :

Graduate Jobs in South Africa

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, which are the very foundation of innovation and advanced problem-solving skills and full-spectrum thinking (design and creative thinking).

Job Functions

  • Intern Industries Admin,
  • Office & Support,
  • Agriculture,Chemical / Petrochemical,
  • Engineering,
  • Environmental / Horticulture / Agriculture,
  • Information Technology,
  • Manufacturing,
  • Medical,
  • Mining,
  • Oil & Gas,
  • Petrochemical,
  • Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene,
  • Science & Technology


The Future 500 is an initiatives aimed at strengthening critical thinking capabilities to enable innovation to occur spanning over a 3 year period (the call out is for recruitment for the 1st year of the programme.

Year 1: Developing creative thinking skills
Year 2:Idea to Product and technology development

Year 3: Developing collaborative and entrepreneurial skills

**Applicants who are interested in participating in TIA’s Internship Programme in innovation projects are invited to register and apply on the TIA online system Requirements SA Citizenship with qualification:

  • National Diploma (Matric +2 years Certificate)
  • Degree (Matric + 3 or 4 years Undergraduate)
  • Post graduate degree Job Closing Date 09/09/2016



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