Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Learning & Development Intern At UFS 2016

The University of Free State invites applications for a Student Learning and Development Internship within the Centre for Teaching and Learning at the Qwaqwa Campus (Contract appointment: 1 year). The purpose of the internship programme is to offer graduates (diploma/degree), with no relevant work experience, the opportunity to obtain practical workplace exposure and experience.
Assumption of duties: As soon as possible.Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance with venue administration, including ad-hoc problem solving where venues are concerned.

  • Assist with portfolio assessments on Blackboard.

  • Assist with the logistics of all tutor training sessions.

  • Compile a database with full details of tutors and assist the Teaching and Learning Co-ordinator (TLC) to complete ad-hoc claim forms for tutor payments.

  • Capture attendance data on Oracle.

  • Assist the TLC in providing thorough constructive feedback to fellow tutors during observations.

  • Liaise with tutors and create an evaluation schedule for each semester.

  • Distribute, collect and scan evaluation forms for reporting purposes.

  • Provide guidance to tutors with regards to uploading session plans on Blackboard.

  • Assist tutors with planning and implementation of specific modules.


  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • Intermediate computer skills, including but not limited to MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to work effectively with others and have good interpersonal skills.

  • Highlyorganisedandtheabilitytomanage events/processeseffectivelyand independently.

  • Ability to work well under pressure.

  • Facilitation skills.

  • Administrative and basic research skills.


  • Registered or planning to register for postgraduate studies in 2016.

  • A strong academic profile.

The following criteria apply to the selection of candidates:

  • Not currently participating in an existing learnership/internship programme.

  • Willing to sign a learnership/internship agreement with the UFS.

  • Candidate must be available for a period of 1 year to participate in the project.

  • Postgraduate qualification will serve as a recommendation.

Closing date is 20 January 2016.

Click here to apply online

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