Advertisement: Political Analysis Intern

Posted on June 4, 2010. Filed under: Vacancies |

The IJR’s Political Analysis unit is currently inviting applications for a 20-hour per week paid internship from candidates who meet the following requirements:

Required Skills: Strong and proven research skills; excellent writing skills essential; ability to use initiative and work independently; computer literacy (inl. Word, Excel, Powerpoint and SPSS); strong inter-personal skills; attention to detail; fluency in French and/or Portuguese an added advantage.

Responsibilities: Research assistance; website updating (training will be provided); writing/short articles and briefs for the Transformation Audit and SA Reconciliation Barometer projects;

Academic requirements: Applicants should be in possession of, or in the process of completing a postgraduate degree in Political Studies, Public Administration, Development Studies or a related discipline.

Conditions of appointment: An initial 3-month contract will be offered, with the possibility of renewal. Applicants from South Africa and other African countries are encouraged to apply.

Please submit your CV, cover letter, details of three contactable referees, and an example of a short essay or research paper to Ms. Lameez Klein on by 11 June 2010.  Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. (Download full advertisement here)


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