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Stellenbosch University Educational Psychology Internship 2020

Stellenbosch University, the oldest South African university, is calling on promising psychology students to send in their application and qualify for its Educational Psychology Internship Programme for 2020.

In addition to being the oldest university in South Africa, Stellenbosch University is also one of the longest running extant universities operating in Sub-Saharan Africa. It received full university status in 1918, and in 1999, launched its first microsatellite called SUNSAT. SU is one of three operational universities in the Western Cape. It is also one of nearly 20 South African universities still in operation.

Stellenbosch University Educational Psychology Internship 2020

The successful applicants will be part of the Centre for Student Counselling and Development and will be primarily in charge of the students’ well being and development. It is also the CDCD’s goal to help successful interns produce a specialized programme for submission to the Health Professions Council of South Africa’s approval.

The duties and responsibilities of the successful candidates are as follows:

  • Providing psychological assistance (e.g. counselling, psychometric tests, psychotherapy, career development, and academic counselling) to students, future students and Grade R-7 learners
  • Creating psychological reports
  • Presenting workshops
  • Conducting interviews
  • Performing other admin tasks
  • Participate in group and individual supervision
  • Conduct case presentations
  • Provide relevant research to back up casework

Who should apply?

Candidates who satisfy these minimum eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply for the internship position:

  • Holds a Master’s degree qualification in Educational Psychology
  • Must have completed a Career Counselling (at Master’s level
  • Working background in career counselling using a narrative approach
  • Familiar with the scientific-practical method in the development of important skills conducive to student success
  • Must have operational knowledge of Children’s Act 38 of 2005
  • Working experience in therapeutic intervention methods for parents and young children
  • Has a background in facilitating and compiling group work sessions
  • Must be registered with Health Professions Council of SA as an Educational Psychology intern upon acceptance to the programme
  • Proficient with computers
  • Able to work within a team in a high-pressure work environment
  • Able to commit to a fixed schedule and deliver quality results within a structured work setting

How do I apply?

Applicants who meet the above-mentioned eligibility requirements will and wish to pursue this internship will need to submit the following credentials:

  • A comprehensive curriculum vitae with the name, email address of at least three (3) referees
  • Proof of registration in an approved master’s programme
  • A letter of motivation indicating the reason for applying for the internship

Click here to set up an account and be able to apply.

Application Deadline?

The deadline for submission of applications is on 20 March 2020.

If no feedback is received within four weeks of submitting the application, please consider the application as unsuccessful.

Contact Information

For further enquiries, get in touch directly with the university by getting in touch with:

Dr M Dunn-Coetzee
Tel: 021 808 4707
Email: mdunn@sun.ac.za

Dr E Sinclair
Tel: 021 808 4707
Email: est@sun.ac.za

Human Resources Client Service Centre
021 808 2753 

Click the link to view the Stellenbosch University Educational Psychology Internship 2020 advert.

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