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

By on October 16, 2015
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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.

Recommendations:

  • 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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