University of Free State: Internship 2018 / 2019

University of the Free State (UFS) invites applicants to apply for Internship Programme 2018 in Bloemfontein. The duration of the internship programme is 12 months.  Successful candidates will receive a monthly stipends during their placement. The salary scale is available on request.

Internship Application deadline is 15 May 2018

Internship Provider: University of the Free State (UFS)

Internship Location: Bloemfontein

Job ID: 2280


  • Bachelors Degree in Consumer Science

Job ID: 2348

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage catering contract.
  • Conduct surveys.
  • Process questionnaires and surveys and produce qualitative reports on questionnaires and surveys.
  • Research consumer patterns and make recommendations on the improvement of quality service.
  • Liaise with Qwaqwa Campus Catering Committee.
  • Act as secretariat to the Catering Committees on Bloemfontein Campus and South Campus.

 Required Competencies

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Willing to work after hours.
  • Intermediate computer skills in MS Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge of questionnaires surveys.
  • Knowledge of the concept of food security systems and food preservation.
  • Knowledge of meal planning
  • Customer focused.
  • Ability to work accurately, with attention to details.

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.
  • Postgraduate qualification will serve as a recommendation.

How to Apply

Apply Online
External candidates can click HERE to apply online.
UFS staff members can log onto PeopleSoft, click on Self-Service, then on Recruiting, and then on Careers to apply online.

For any further enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 9161 / 3687/ 9962 / 9130.

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