Wednesday, 7 February 2018

UFS Internship Opportunity 2018

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.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of e-Assessment activities, including the development of assessment question banks. 
  • Scheduling e-Assessments (Blackboard & QuestionMark). 
  • Assist in the development of training material for objective assessment. 
  • Provide support in the preparation, implementation and evaluation of student and/or academic staff training. 
  • Provide assistance in the collection and analysis of data and report writing. 
Inherent requirements:
  • A relevant B-degree 
Required competencies:
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to function with ease in the University's richly diverse working environment. 
  • Intermediate computer skills, including but not limited to MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 
  • Ability to work independently, as well as effectively with others. 
  • Be highly organised and have the ability to manage events/processes effectively and independently. 
  • Be able to work well under pressure. 
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 one (1) year. 
  • Postgraduate qualification will serve as a recommendation. 
Assumption of duties: As soon as possible.

Closing date: 14 February 2018


The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned act and the employee profile of the specific department/division.

Applications may only be submitted online. All applications must be accompanied by the following:
a detailed curriculum vitae (please note that the first three (3) referees on your CV will be contacted with regard to reference checking); copies of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications); a copy of your identity document (ID).

Applications that are incomplete, or sent by fax or e-mail, will not be considered. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

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