Saturday, August 25, 2018

University of Pretoria: Counseling Psychologist Internship 2019 / 2018

The University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications to
apply for x5 Counseling Psychologist Internship
 for 2018 / 2019 in Pretoria. The duration
of this Internship Preogramme is 12 months. Successful
candidates will receive a stipend of R 96 000 per annum
as determined by UP policy guidelines .The University of
Pretoria’s commitment to quality makes us one of the top
research Universities in the country and gives us a
competitive advantage in international science and technology
Internship Application Closing Date:
08 August 2018
Internship Provider: University of Pretoria
Internship Location: Pretoria, Gauteng
  • Proven registration as a MA or MSc Counselling Psychology
    Intern at an accredited university;
  • Registration as an Intern Psychologist with HPCSA.
  • The incumbents will be responsible for rendering
    counseling psychology services to students/young adults to
    ensure academic success and emotional wellness.
  • This will include the development and identification of
    training and guidance programmes to enhance the academic
    success of students/young adults.
Competencies & Skills
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Efficient planning, organising and prioritising skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Professionalism, confidentiality and sensitivity towards
    the diversity of students;
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal);
  • Computer skills in MS Word, PowerPoint and e-mail;
  • Ethical insight and reliability;
  • To be available on call for the 24-hour Crisis line on a
    rotating basis;
  • Ability to manage crisis interventions.
The successful candidates will actively participate
in the following areas:
  • Psychotherapeutic / counselling services to students /
    young adults to ensure academic and emotional wellness;
  • Group work sessions as part of the co-curricular
    programme for students / young adults;
  • Career assessment, report writing and counselling;
  • Development of training and therapeutic programmes in
    view of the identified needs of students / young adults;
  • Providing therapeutic services to children at other
    off-campus institutions as part of training;
  • Mandatory supervision as part of training;
  • Render a 24 hour crisis line service on rotation;
  • Data analysing as part of research process.
How to Apply
Applicants are requested to apply online at, and follow
the link: [email protected].
In applying for this post, please attach:
  • A comprehensive CV;
  • Certified copies of registration as a current MA or MSc
    Counselling Psychology student;
  • Certified copy of registration as a current Student
    Psychologist with the HPCSA;
  • Certified copies of undergraduate qualifications;
  • Certified copies of academic results;
  • Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three
    referees whom we have permission to contact;
  • Self-evaluation.
Enquiries: Dr L Blokland, Tel: (012) 420
Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 30
September 2018, please accept that your application has been
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