Thursday, 11 June 2015

K-RITH HR Internship 2015

The KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for TB-HIV (K-RITH) is a ground-breaking collaboration between the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. Our mission is to conduct outstanding basic science research on tuberculosis (TB) and HIV, translate the scientific findings into new tools to control TB and HIV, and expand the educational opportunities in the region. K-RITH is an independent research institute that works in collaboration with UKZN and other academic and clinical institutions in South Africa and around the world. The institute is housed in the K-RITH Tower Building on the campus of the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine of UKZN.

Brief overview of the position:
This is an opportunity for a recent graduate to gain work experience/in service training in a fast paced research environment. The Human Resources Intern will provide quality HR compliance, assistance and administrative support to the HR team.

Minimum Qualifications:
Currently obtaining an HR qualification or a recent Graduate with HR or Psychology qualification – Diploma or Degree;
Highly proficient with computers with working knowledge of MS Office
Skills and Abilities Required:
Communication and interpersonal skills;
Ability to work well in a Multicultural and Multinational environment.
Ability to maintain confidentiality is essential.

The remuneration package for this internship is market related. No benefits apply.

Application Format:
Please note that applications for employment are only received on the official application form which may be accessed via the K-RITH website,, or by email, telephonic request. Applicants are required to email their detailed application to together with certified copies of qualification certificates. The post reference number must be indicated in the subject line of the email. Telephonic enquiries pertaining to this post may be directed to the HR Department at 031-260 1397. Only those candidates who meet the minimum requirements will be shortlisted.

K-RITH is fully compliant with South African labour law and is committed to employment equity. This position is open to South African applicants and also valid work permit holders.

3 Months Fixed Term Contract

Ref Number: HRINTERN/002/2015/JUN

The closing date for receipt of applications is 30 June 2015. K-RITH reserves the right in special circumstances to accept late applications or to extend the above date in order to facilitate further searches. Furthermore, K-RITH reserves the right not to make an appointment. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date.

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