ADvTECH: Educational Psychologist Internships 2024

ADvTECH: Educational Psychologist Internships 2024

ADvTECH invites unemployed graduates to apply for Educational Psychologist Internship Programme 2024.

Internship Application Closing Date: 05 July 2024

Internship Location: Sandton, Gauteng

The purpose of a psychology internship, as outlined by the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA), is to provide aspiring psychologists with comprehensive, supervised practical experience, ensuring they gain the necessary skills, knowledge, and competencies to practice independently and ethically. The internship design is aligned with the objectives of the HPCSA to ensure professional readiness and adherence to high standards of practice. 

Through the employment of interns and registered student counsellors we seek to:  

  • Increase student awareness and understanding of mental health and wellness through the provision of coping skills, self-management techniques, resilience building in the context of academics. 
  • Enhance student engagement and community connectedness in the learning environment to promote a culture of care, compassion and success. 


  • Provide short-term therapy to learners. 
  • Conduct psycho-educational assessments. 
  • Assist in coordinating and presenting workshops that promote mental health.
  • Assist with crisis management for students in need of support. 
  • Engage with the school-based support team to ensure students’ progress with the relevant support and interventions. 
  • Maintain case history records and prepare reports and stats monthly. 
  • Attend supervision and case conferences. 

Skills and Competency required 

  • Ability to use psychological models and practices to enhance the emotional skills of the students within a school setting.  
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including students, colleagues, and parents.  
  • Strong ethical principles. 
  • Ongoing professional development through arranged training. 
  • Effective time management and administrative skills. 
  • A positive attitude and approach to change and development, with a growth mindset. 

Minimum requirements  

  • Currently completed M1 in Educational Psychology 
  • HPCSA registration as student psychologist

How to apply

Click here to apply online for ADvTECH: Educational Psychologist Internships 2024