The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory, which includes the MeerKAT and the African SKA programme, is now recruiting
bright and enthusiastic Engineering and Science-Honours graduates for its graduate programme Eligibility for a SARAO Grads Programme South African citizens and permanent residents, who are in the final year of:

  • A Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering or Computer Engineering or Electronic Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Industrial Engineering or Mechanical Engineeringor Mechatronic Engineering
  • A Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering (Urban Engineering or Construction Management) or Computer Engineering or Electronic Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Mechatronic Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Science Engineering in Electronic Engineering or Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Computer Science – Honours

Please take note that:

  1. Short-listed candidates will be assessed through an online assessment, in August 2022. This assessment forms part of the selection process. Dates for the assessment will be communicated to short-listed candidates, and are nonnegotiable.
  2. Successful graduate interns will be based in Cape Town, for a period of 3 years, starting in approximately January 2023.
  3. Successful graduate interns may complete a Masters degree (part-time) during their 3-year internship.

How to Apply

Complete the application form Apply here

Fill in all fields, and ensure you upload the required documentation. Incomplete applications will not be considered If you require assistance please contact Sane Mazibuko at

Additional Documents:
Call for Applications for SARAO Graduate Programme Recruitment for 2023 (1)-1

Deadline for Applications: 30 June 2022

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