Economic & Management Sciences Internships at the University of the Free State

By on October 16, 2015

The University of the Free State invites applications for two Internship opportunities in the Office of the Dean within the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (Contract appointment: 1 year)

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Perform reception duties.
  • Refer students and visitors to the appropriate persons.
  • Assist students with advice (in collaboration with the faculty manager).
  • Process comments on student records.
  • Manage a filing system for student enquiries.
  • Handle photo copying in the office of the dean.
  • Provide assistance with the administration of international student applications.
  • Provide assistance during registration processes.
  • Assist with the completion of financial forms and filing.
  • Assist with travel and accommodation arrangements for the dean.
  • Provide assistance with the managing of appointments for the dean.

Inherent requirements:

  • Any bachelor’s degree within the economic and management sciences (EMS).

Required competencies:

  • Communication skills and the ability to function with ease in the University’s richly diverse working environment.
  • Computer skills, including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work 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 1 year to participate in the project.
  • Postgraduate qualification will serve as a recommendation.


  • Provisional acceptance letter for an honours or other postgraduate qualification in the EMS faculty in 2016.

Assumption of duties: 1 December 2015.

How to apply

Closing date is 26 October 2015. Click here to apply online


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