The University of the Free State is calling on qualified individuals who are interested in submitting an application to become part of its Graduate Support Internship Programme intake for 2022. Make sure to review the details of the programme, particularly its minimum eligibility criteria below before applying for the role.
About the University of the Free State
The University of the Free State was established in 1904 as an institution for higher learning (tertiary level) of Grey College. In 1950, it became an independent university with its name changed to the University of Orange Free State. The University then changed to its current name in 1993 to embody the institution’s character and environment.
UFS Centre for Graduate Support Internship 2022
The successful candidate will be reporting to the Vice-Rector of the Research and Internationalization of the Centre for Graduate Support at the UFS Bloemfontein Campus. The duties and responsibilities of the Graduate Support Internship role are as follows:
- Direct funding calls to postgraduate, Honours, Masters, and Phd students of UFS
- Provide feedback on the status of bursary applications to students
- Calculate scores of NRF and UFS bursary applications
- Collect, compile and assess data for CGS reports
- Provide assistance with analyzing workshop evaluation forms
- Ensure accurate document filing for the CGS staff
- Hand-carry hard copy documents to various offices on campus
- Draft research proposals, gather, analyze, and produce data reports for CGS research
- Ensure integrity and accuracy of work done
- Help out with CGS workshop preparations and all other activities and events
- Provide support during webinar preparations
The internship begins on 1 August 2022 with the successful candidate receiving a monthly stipend amounting to R7 794.75.
Who should apply?
Applicants who meet the following minimum eligibility criteria are welcome to apply for the role:
- Hold an NQF Level 8 Hons qulification in Data Analysis, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, or any equivalent NQ Level 8 degree
- Not part of any ongoing internship or learnership programme
- Amenable to signing an internship/learnership contract with the University
- Able to deal calmly and effectively with highly stressful situations
- Capable of maintaining composure and self-control
- Capable of planning and following plans effectively
- Highly capable of multi-tasking
- Solid leadership skills
- MS Office proficiency
- Works well with others and able to show a good-natured disposition, and encourage others to work together
- Self confident and comfortable dealing with people in all types of social interactions
- Effective in interacting with others and connecting with people
How do I apply?
Eligible applicants will need to register an account on the UFS online recruitment page to be able to apply. Click on the link below to get started:
Be ready to attach the following document to your application:
Certified copies must be from the last six months or earlier.
- Detailed CV
- Cover letter
- All academic records (certified copies)
- All relevant qualifications; include SAQA qualification for foreign qualifications (certified copies)
- Identity documents (certified copy)
- Proof of registration with a professional organization
- Copy of valid driver’s license (if applicable)
The deadline for submission of applications is on 6 July 2022.
For enquiries, contact the UFS directly by calling 051 401 9848 / 051 401 9810
or via email at TeateaPR@ufs.ac.za or Recruit@ufs.ac.za
Click the link to view a PDF copy of the UFS Centre for Graduate Support Internship 2022 advert page.
Please do not post any queries if this internship opportunity has already been closed. You may want to view our other graduate programme, internship, and learnership listings that are currently accepting applications.