Bursary and Internship

THE SOUTH AFRICAN WEATHER SERVICE is offering the following Bursary
and Internship for 2024

A) Forecasting Internships /Postgraduate Certificate in Weather Forecasting

ALL applications must be submitted on the prescribed SA Weather Service bursary application form
valid for 2024, obtainable from the SA Weather Service website: www.weathersa.co.za.

Register as user on our website using this link: https://www.weathersa.co.za/home/Bursaries to
apply for the above position and upload your (Comprehensive CV with certified copies of

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.

NB. Applicants should please quote the reference mentioned on the programme

Closing date: 03 November 2023 at 17:00


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. The qualification must also include the required dynamical courses as prescribed by the World Meteorological Organization. This course will start 29 January 2024 . The forecasting offices where forecasters possibly can be appointed are: Pretoria, OR Tambo International Airport, Bloemfontein, Durban, Port Elizabeth, and Cape Town.
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
  • Certified copies of the different degrees

The following will serve as recommendations:

  • Good interpersonal relations
  • A basic level of computer literacy

For any enquiries regarding the content of the training,

  • Contact Mr. Jannie Stander by email to Jannie.Stander@weathersa.co.za

All the best with your applications

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