Institute for Justice and Reconciliation: Intern - Policy and Analysis Programme

Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 22 January, 2014
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) is based in Cape Town and was founded in 2000, in the wake of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, with the purpose of building of fair, democratic and inclusive societies in Africa. IJR is an independent organisation located at the interface between civil society and academia. IJR employs a diverse team of professionals based at our office in Cape Town.

IJR seeks to appoint an Intern for its Policy and Analysis Programme, based in Cape Town.

This is a six-month contract with option for renewal

Responsibilities:

  • Research assistance;
  • Statistical and qualitative data analysis;
  • Write short articles and research briefs for the Inclusive Economies and SA Reconciliation Barometer projects;
  • Logistical and administrative support to programme staff.

Requirements:

  • Possession of, or in the process of completing a postgraduate degree in political studies, public administration, development studies or a related discipline;
  • Research experience;
  • Writing skills;
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office. Knowledge of SPSS will be an a advantage;
  • Ability to work independently and with attention to detail;
  • Fluency in an African language other than English and Afrikaans will be an advantage.

Intern Salary: R4 500 per month.

To apply, submit

    • 2-page resume or Curriculum Vitae with full contact details of 2 contactable references
    • 1-page letter of motivation indicating why you wish to be an intern at IJR and in this particular programme
    • An unedited writing sample (i.e. a university essay, article etc) of at least 3 pages in length, preferably on a topic broadly related to transitional justice issues. Published documents are welcome.

    to Margo Newman at MNewman@ijr.org.za with ‘Application 2014 Internship: Your Name’ in the email subject line.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Only Complete Applications will be considered.

      Contact: Margo Newman on 021 202 4071 or email mnewman@ijr.org.za.

      If you have not heard from IJR by end of January, you can assume your application has been unsuccessful. IJR encourages applications from historically disadvantaged individuals.

      For more about the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, refer to www.ijr.org.za.

      For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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      Cape Town

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