Applications Open For The UNISA Public Relations Internship 2020

Applications Open For The UNISA Public Relations Internship 2020.

Purpose of The Internship

  • Research: This involved daily scanning (press clippings); and environmental scanning
  • Planning and advising: This involves attending planning and progress meetings
  • Management of Media Relations: This involves drafting media invitation and media briefs. Regular updating a database of media of contacts (media list)
  • Writing: Assist in writing articles for intranet and internal newsletter
  • Attend career exhibitions
  • General administration duties in the unit

Minimum Requirements:

  • Third-level Public Relations: Student registered for Module: DPR3711 Work Integrated Learning

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer literacy in respect of Microsoft packages and the internet
  • Proficiency in English (verbal and written)
  • Good interpersonal skills, communication skills and telephone etiquette
  • Ability to take initiative and work in a team under constant supervision
  • Sense of commitment, responsibility and punctuality
  • The ability to prioritise and pay attention to details
  • Problem solving skills

The following documents must be submitted:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Original certified copy of matric certificate and all other qualifications, certified within the previous six months
  • Original certified copy of South African identity document, certified within the previous six months
  • Certified transcript or record on an official letterhead
  • One page motivational letter – why you should be considered for this internship

How to Apply


Applications can be posted to:  East London Hub – No. 10 St Lukes Road, Southernwood, East London, 5201. For attention: Mr TL Kgaswane, in an envelope clearly marked with the name of the position and reference (Ref: ECM&C/INTERN/SM2020)


Hand delivered at: East London, No. 10 St Lukes – Unisa Building Entrance (Security Desk)


  • 043 709 0435 Mr TL Kgaswane (Human Resources),
  • 043 709 0405 Ms NB Gasa (Marketing & Communication)

Closing date: 26 March 2020

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