Intern - Student Support and Development Bellville
Position Title Intern
University of the Western Cape -> Vice-Rector: Student Development & Support -> Student Support & Development
Type of Position
Fixed Term Contract
Location Main Campus - Bellville, WC ZA (Primary)
Closing Date 17/11/2018
Key Performance Areas
The Division for Student Development and Support (SDS) plays a leading role in creating a holistically focused, enabling environment and provides excellent opportunities for students to develop to their full potential as active scholars and responsive citizens in South Africa.
The Office for Student Development strives to build out and maintain vibrant student development programmes, responsive to student learning outcomes and meaningfully embedded with the University’s academic project.
The Goals of the Career Service are to:
Facilitate students’ preparation for the job search and their entry into the world of work, and thus their motivation to complete their studies
Facilitate interactive career networking opportunities for students and faculty with prospective employers
A 12-month Internship opportunity is currently being presented within the Office for Student Development for a Honours Industrial Psychology (preference is for Masters Industrial Psychology) student to be trained and/or to gain work experience.
Reporting to the Manager, the successful incumbent will assist the Coordinator with the career services activities; including inter alia:
Logistics for projects
Communication with students
Working on 'Career Xplora', the Career Service Management tool offered by Symplicity
Advising students about their job search
Current UWC Honours Industrial Psychology or M Com. Industrial Psychology student who has completed the course work in 2018 and will be busy with his/her mini-thesis in 2019
Strong interest in career services
Good oral and written communication skills
Excellent customer service orientation and interpersonal skills
Proficiency in ICT
Social media savvy
Ability to successfully multi-task and work in a team
Attention to detail, time management and organisational skills
In your application, you are encouraged to highlight your strengths and also include anything else that you feel may be pertinent to the selection panel. Please attach your covering letter, a detailed curriculum vitae and highest qualification to your online profile. To be considered for this vacancy, you must click on the Apply for this Job or apply directly via UWC Careers at https://uwc.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll. For any queries, please contact the Human Resources Department at +27 21 959 4063/9763/9708/3551/3756.
EQUITY DISCLAIMER: In line with the University's commitment to diversifying its workforce, preference will be given to suitably qualified applicants in line with Employment Targets of the University. The University reserves the right to not make an appointment, make an appointment at a different level, seek additional candidates and may conduct competency assessments.