13 February 2021

SHL Industrial Psychology Intern 2021

 Description: SHL is offering a 12-month internship for to an Industrial Psychology Intern. 

As an Intern Psychologist at SHL, the global leader in talent assessment solutions, your internship will ensure you play a key role in delivering and providing expert consultancy on SHL Solutions and services to ensure that our product solutions meet the needs of our broad client base.

The role offers variety, challenge, sense of achievement, personal responsibility, stretching opportunities and an insight into almost all aspects of the SHL business. In addition you will be able to fulfil the Industrial Psychology Internship requirements set out by the Health Professions Council of South Africa. 

As we launch our exciting new go to market strategy there is no better time than to join SHL and be a part of this exciting journey.

This role is based at our office in Centurion, Gauteng.

Key Accountabilities:

  • To complete tasks and activities as outlined in the intern programme.
  • To deliver quality talent project components, driven by ethical standards, according to the set standard and scope.
  • To maintain a level of professionalism and business acumen to engage effectively with client as well as deliver consistent quality according to a standard methodology.
  • To continuously develop a level of professionalism and business acumen to engage effectively with clients.
  • To maintain the integrity of the overall solutions, managing any escalations and being involved in contributing to re-scoping if required.
  • To accurately and consistently attend to administration and record-keeping.
  • To promote cross-functional cooperation and ensure knowledge share across the business.


  • Facilitation skills.
  • Communication skills (written and spoken). 
  • Interpersonal skills.

Quality orientation

  • Strong customer mind-set
  • Ability to adapt and respond positively to change
  • Data analytics skills (highly preferred)


  • Masters degree in Industrial Psychology (you will need to have completed your M1/Module component of your Masters and meet the requirements to register as an intern psychologist with the HPCSA)

What SHL Can Offer You: 

  • The ability to engage, influence, and impact a broad array of the world's leading executives.
  • Career development and advancement based upon your performance.
  • The opportunity to be a part of a company distinguished by its insights and to have access to SHL’s ground-breaking research, tools, and solutions.

SHL is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by national, federal, state, or local laws.  

We also commit to opening all roles to our internal and external talent pools. 

To minimize bias in hiring decisions, we use SHL assessment tools to objectively assess each job candidate to establish their fit to the role, and our culture and values.