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IJR Peacebuilding Interventions Internship for Young Africans, 2019

The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) is inviting applications for Peacebuilding Interventions Internship for students who are a postgraduate student (or have recently graduated) with a passion to promote fair, democratic and inclusive societies in Africa.

Interns must have competence in research and analysis. This is a paid internship programme awarded for an initial three months contract. Internship is open for young Africans.

Field of Internship: Peacebuilding Interventions Internship.
Course Level: Internship
Internship Provider: Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR)
Internship can be taken in Africa

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Eligibility: Required Skills:

  • Competence in research and analysis;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Computer literate – Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • The ability to work independently with attention to detail;
  • Competency in English is necessary while another international language would be an advantage.
  • Ability to write proofread or edit articles, op-eds, etc.

Academic requirements:

  • Applicants should be in possession of, or in the process of completing a Masters Degree in Conflict and Peace Studies, Political Studies, Development Studies, Human Rights, Gender & Peacebuilding, or a related discipline.

Internship Open for International Students: Internship is open for young Africans.

Is this paid internship? Yes, this is a paid internship programme.

Internship Description: Are you a postgraduate student (or have recently graduated) with a passion to promote fair, democratic and inclusive societies in Africa? Do you want to develop your peacebuilding, research and analysis skills in a dynamic South African non-profit organization that works in several countries across Africa?

Number of awards offered: Numbers not given

Internship Duration: An initial three months contract will be offered, with the possibility of renewal.

Notification: Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply: Please submit your CV, a cover letter motivating your application, details of three contactable referees, and an example of a short essay or research paper (maximum of 1000 words) to Ms. Anthea Flink at: aflink-at-ijr.org.za by the 10th of December 2018, using PI Intern in the subject heading. Applications without the relevant documentation will not be considered. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Internship Application Deadline: Internship application deadline is December 10, 2018.

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