Tuesday, 6 October 2015

12 - NSFAS Iinternship Programme 2015

South Africa is faced with a major problem of unemployment especially among women, youth and people with
disabilities. The shortage of skills especially scarce and critical skills, are major challenges, with one of the ways of
addressing these challenges, being through internships. One of the objectives of the Skills Development Act is to
assist new entrants into the labour market, hence the establishment of an effective and efficient internship

The NSFAS Iinternship programme 2015 is established within the framework of the government’s objectives and it is one of the interventions aimed at capacity building and ensuring accelerated development in order to prepare academically qualified individuals for employment opportunities.

Minimum requirements

The NSFAS is looking to employ twelve (12) graduate interns from the greater Cape Town surrounding areas who meet the following minimum requirements:

Unemployed South African graduates
A minimum of a three (3) year degree or diploma from higher education institutions in the areas as indicated below
No previous experience (Less than one year casual work experience could be considered).
Preference will be given to NSFAS funded graduates

Relevant Areas & Qualifications
Human Resources - BA Industrial Psychology or similar
Policy and Analysis - BA Social Sciences majoring in Public Policy, Political Science Management/
Economics, Information Science majoring in Communications
Commerce - BCom General, BCom Internal Auditing, General Management, Quality Management,Risk
Management, Supply Chain Management or Procurement, B-Tech Cost & Management Accounting or
Financial Accounting , B Com Accounting, Business Science/Finance
Information Communications Technology - BSc Computer Science, BCom Information Systems or B
Tech Information Systems/ Technology.
Communications and Marketing – Bachelor’s degree or BTech in Marketing &/or Communications,
Public Relations, Media Studies, Communications Studies, or related.

Personal Attributes

Role, Detail Oriented & Resilient
Organised and able to meet deadlines
Confident communicator
Ability to work independently, as well as within a team
Ability to work under pressure and display initiative
Interested applicants who meet the requirements should send detailed Curriculum Vitae, Copies of Academic Qualifications and names of two contactable referees to Nokulunga Mtse via email to jobs@nsfas.org.za

“NSFAS is committed to employment equity. Preference will be given to candidates who improve employment equity ratios.”

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