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University of Free State (UFS) HR Internships 2021 / 2022

University of Free State (UFS) is inviting all unemployed graduates to apply for the ongoing HR Graduate / Internship Programme offered in 2021 / 2022.


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist with recruiting administration activities including handling queries related to the advertised jobs, screening CV’s, creating summary lists of applicants and conducting reference and criminal checks.
  • Ensure data integrity and quality assurance.
  • Ensure a positive and strong candidate experience, while maintaining responsive and continuous communication.
  • Ensure recruitment and selection policies and processes are adhered to.
  • Provide professional, knowledgeable and friendly services to clients, ensuring a prompt response to queries and requests.
  • Assist with liaising with stakeholders.
  • Assist with maintaining records of candidate databases and network platforms.
  • Assist with providing innovative HR solutions.

Inherent requirements:


  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Human Resources or a related discipline on NQF level 7.


  • An Honours degree in Human Resources or a related discipline on NQF level 8.

Required competencies:

Business Acumen:

  • Proficient in using MS Office.
  • The ability to adhere to rules and strictly follow work regulations.

Strategic Thinking:

  • The ability to focus on details, work towards perfection, and approach work in a neat and organised manner.
  • The ability to be creative and open-minded when addressing work issues.


  • The ability to maintain high levels of personal motivation, energy and enthusiasm.
  • The ability to be cooperative with others, display a good-natured attitude, and encourage people to work together. 

Building Coalitions:


  • The ability to be sensitive and understanding to the needs and feelings of others.
  • The ability to interact with others and establish personal connections with people.

Results Orientated:

  • The ability to cope with a frequently changing environment and to adapt to evolving situations.
  • The ability to be reliable, responsible, dependable and to fulfil obligations.

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 one (1) year.

Closing Date : 10 September 2021

Internship Location: Bloemfontein

Salary: The salary is R7 353.50 per month.

How To Apply For University of Free State (UFS) HR Internships Programme

Click here to apply online for University of Free State (UFS) HR Internships 2021 / 2022

Please ensure that all relevant documentation is attached to your application. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

  • a detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter;
  • certified copies (not older than 6 months) of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications);
  • a certified copy (not older than 6 months) of your identity document (ID);
  • proof of registration with a Professional Body (if applicable);
  • a copy of your driver’s license (if applicable).
  • a service record of your current employer / last employer.


For enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 7705/ 9848/ 7267 or email [email protected]