Weather Forecasting Internship at the South African Weather Service

Closing Date: 19 October 2015


The South African Weather Service invites graduates who are in possession of an honours degree in Meteorology or atmospheric sciences with at least mathematics on second year university level and physical sciences on first year university level to apply for a one year training internship in forecasting at the head office of the South African Weather Service in Pretoria. This course will start in February 2016 (REF.WS01/12/2015).

The forecasting offices where forecasters possibly can be appointed are: Pretoria, OR Tambo International Airport, Bloemfontein, Durban, Port Elizabeth, and Cape Town.

The following will serve as recommendations:

Good interpersonal relations
A basic level of computer literacy

How to Apply?

The following must accompany the application:
• A certified copy of Matric results
• A certified copy of the full academic record to prove the subject choice at the university where applicable
• A certified copy of SA identity document
• A CV
• Motivation Letter
• A certified copy of the different degrees

Applications must be submitted on the prescribed SA Weather Service bursary application form (Download HERE).

Forward the application to: The CEO, the South African Weather Service, Private Bag X097, and Pretoria 0001, for the attention of Ms. Gugu Maphisa.

Enquiries should be directed to Ms. Gugu Maphisa at Tel (012) 367-6214 or by email

Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within a month of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

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