University of Western Cape (UWC): Internships 2021 / 2022

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University of Western Cape (UWC): Internships 2021 / 2022

University of Western Cape (UWC) invites unemployed graduates to apply for 12 months Internship Programme 2021 / 2022.

Internship Application Closing Date: 31 August 2021

Internship Application Location: Cape Town, Western Cape

The aim of the programme is to create learning opportunities for UWC graduates to develop the much-needed work readiness skills. It is for this reason that SDS is continuing with the recruitment of additional Graduate Competency Development Programme (GCDP) candidates.

The Interns will be placed across the following departments:

  • Office of the DVC SDS (including but not limited to Communications, Media Society, and Student Governance)
  • Centre for Student Support Services (CSSS)
  • Office for Student Development (OSD)
  • Residential Services (RS)
  • Financial Aid (Fin Aid)
  • Sports Administration (SA)



  • Assisting with and influencing the development, implementation and review of the communication plan in profiling SDS key activities
  • Contributing to the development and maintenance of sound marketing strategies to market the activities of the departments
  • Assisting with programme or project implementation
  • Preparing the release of updates and stories from SDS events
  • Assisting with information management and data analysis
  • Contributing to the planning and organising of events and projects
  • Participating in the design and co-facilitation of the workshops and training
  • Assisting with the compilation of the departmental reports that will contribute to the finalisation of the Divisional Annual Report
  • Assisting with other duties assigned by the respective SDS Departments
  • Perform any ad hoc tasks or duties assigned which are linked to the project, programme or effective running of the Department or Office.


  • Must be a UWC graduate that has completed an academic programme in 2020, or have graduation pending in 2021.
  • Preferred degrees: B Admin, B Com, BSc, BA, BEd
  • Preferred majors:
  1. Accounting,
  2. Financial Accounting,
  3. Industrial Psychology,
  4. Computer Science,
  5. Information Systems,
  6. Language and Communications,
  7. Management, Psychology,
  8. Social Development,
  9. Social Work
  • Unemployed with no formal work experience


  • Critical and analytical thinking
  • Planning and organising
  • Presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a team and independently and takes initiative (self and relationship management)
  • Strong oral and written skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Social and multimedia savvy
  • Ability to work under pressure

How to apply

Click here to apply online for University of Western Cape (UWC): Internships 2021 / 2022

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