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31 Oct, 2013
31 Oct, 2013
The Institutional Planning Department is responsible for providing information and a range of services to support decision making and promote a culture of continuous improvement within the university. The Department has established an Internship to enable people, who would like to work in a university, to acquire practical experience.
What can you learn during your internship in a Planning Department?
The intern would have an opportunity of working in any/all the following areas during the internship: Institutional Information and Research, Academic Planning, Social Responsiveness, the UCT Knowledge Coop and Quality Assurance. More information can be found on these areas on the Planning Department’s website.
During the year the intern can develop the following kinds of skills and knowledge:
Knowledge about university policies and issues and challenges facing universities
Project management, team work, report writing, minute taking and networking skills
How to promote and enhance the contributions of universities to addressing development challenges facing South Africa and the continent more broadly
Servicing of university committees
Knowledge about academic planning and quality management systems in universities
How to broker partnerships between the University and community partners
Potential candidates should have:
a university degree (preferably an Honours or Postgraduate Diploma)
an interest in working in a university
potential to succeed based on past performance in other contexts
good verbal and written communication skills
Proven computer literacy
Candidates with statistical expertise are particularly encouraged to apply.
The annual remuneration is between R100 000 and R 141 815 and will be commensurate with the tasks detailed in a fixed-term contract and previous work or other experience.
Applications must be submitted to Mrs Rochelle Speller at Rochelle.firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 November 2013.
The applications must be accompanied by at least two written references and a detailed motivation written by the applicant covering:
reasons for applying for the internship, and the nature of the applicant’s interest in working in a university
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Closing date for applications: 15 November 2013