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Wits Health Consortium: HR Internships 2024 Apply online

Wits Health Consortium (WHC) is offering an exciting opportunity for a Human Resources Intern to join our dynamic team. As a leading health research institution in South Africa, WHC is committed to excellence in research, healthcare, and community engagement. This internship provides a unique chance to gain hands-on experience and contribute to various HR initiatives within a challenging and rewarding environment.

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  • Recruitment Support: Assist in the recruitment process by posting job openings, screening resumes, scheduling interviews, and coordinating candidate communication.
  • Onboarding Assistance: Support the onboarding process for new employees by preparing orientation materials, conducting inductions, and ensuring a smooth transition into the organization.
  • HR Administration: Assist with maintaining HR records and databases, handling documentation, and ensuring data accuracy and confidentiality.
  • Training and Development: Aid in organizing training sessions, workshops, and learning activities for staff development purposes.
  • HR Projects: Contribute to various HR projects, including policy development, employee engagement initiatives, and performance management tasks.
  • Support HR Team: Collaborate with HR professionals on various tasks and projects, providing assistance and contributing ideas to enhance HR processes.
  • Pursuing or recently completed a degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Strong organizational skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with professionalism and integrity.
  • Proactive attitude with a willingness to learn and contribute in a fast-paced environment.
Job Benefits
  • Hands-on experience in a renowned health research organization.
  • Exposure to various facets of HR functions.
  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced HR professionals.
  • Networking opportunities within the healthcare and research industry.
  • Stipend or compensation as per the company's policy.
  1. Application Submission: Interested candidates should submit their application via email or through the online application portal, as specified in the job posting.
  2. Prepare Application Materials: Ensure you have the following documents ready:
    • Updated Resume/CV highlighting relevant education, skills, and experiences.
    • Cover Letter: Tailored to the internship position, expressing your interest, qualifications, and what you hope to gain from the experience.
  3. Complete Application Form (if applicable): If there's an online application form, fill it out accurately and completely. Provide all required information and attach your application materials.
  4. Submission Deadline: Be mindful of the application deadline and submit your application before the specified closing date. Late applications might not be considered.
  5. Follow Instructions: Pay attention to any specific instructions mentioned in the job posting regarding application format, documents, or additional requirements. Ensure compliance with these instructions.
  6. Contact Information: Double-check that your contact information, especially your email address and phone number, is accurate and easily accessible.
  7. Proofread: Before submitting, thoroughly proofread your application materials for any errors in grammar, spelling, or formatting.
  8. Confirmation: After submission, if there's an acknowledgment or confirmation email provided, ensure you receive it. This confirms that your application has been received.
  9. Follow-Up: If you haven't received any acknowledgment within a reasonable time frame, you may consider following up to ensure your application was received and to express your continued interest in the position.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Research Services
Job Location
Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa, Soweto, Gauteng, 1804, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
April 7, 2024
Valid through
December 28, 2024
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