The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is proud to announce its YES (Youth Employment Service) Internship Programme for 2023. This programme is designed to provide UJ graduates with an opportunity to gain practical workplace experience and exposure, particularly those who have no previous working experience.
The programme aims to improve graduates’ readiness for employment and open up career pathways that may not have been available without the work experience. It also serves as a platform for identifying potential future talent for potential employment within the University of Johannesburg or other organizations.
The YES Internship Programme offers a wide range of areas for graduates to gain beneficial university-based experience. This includes opportunities in fields such as administration, finance, human resources, marketing, information technology, research, and many more. By participating in the programme, graduates will have the chance to apply the knowledge and skills they acquired during their studies in a practical workplace setting, which can greatly enhance their employability and career prospects.
To be eligible for the YES Internship Programme, graduates must meet the following requirements:
- Age: Graduates must be between the ages of 18 and 35 to participate in the programme.
- Enrolment status: Graduates should not be studying full time, preferably attending after hours classes to be able to fully commit to the internship.
- Citizenship: Graduates must be South African citizens or permanent residents.
- Previous participation: Graduates should not have participated in any Learnership/Internship programme before.
- Commitment: Graduates must be willing to commit to the internship for a period of 6 months, which is the duration of the programme.
The YES Internship Programme offers an excellent opportunity for graduates to gain valuable work experience, develop their professional skills, and enhance their employability. Participants will receive a stipend to cover their basic expenses during the internship period. They will also have access to mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals, as well as opportunities for networking and career development.
To apply for the YES Internship Programme, interested graduates can visit the University of Johannesburg’s official website and follow the application instructions. The application process may require submission of a CV, academic transcripts, and other relevant documents. The deadline for applications is 15 April 2023, so interested graduates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to secure their chance of being considered for this exciting opportunity.
In conclusion, the University of Johannesburg’s YES Internship Programme for 2023 offers a valuable opportunity for UJ graduates to gain practical workplace experience, improve their readiness for employment, and open up new career pathways.
By participating in this programme, graduates can enhance their employability and potentially be identified as future talent for potential employment. If you are a UJ graduate who is looking to kick-start your career, don’t miss this opportunity to apply for the YES Internship Programme and take the first step towards a successful professional journey.