BRIDGE: Internship

BRIDGE Innovation in Learning
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 29 September, 2017
Opportunity type: 

BRIDGE was established in July 2009 as a non-profit organisation. Through its work, BRIDGE aims to build the capacity of the education system to expand, adopt working practices and emerge into a resilient performing system.

BRIDGE focuses on four focal areas:

  • School Leadership
  • Teacher Development
  • Learner Support
  • Early Childhood Development

BRIDGE seeks to appoint an Intern to be based in Johannesburg. 

The candidate should be a recent University or TVET graduate with good administrative skills, some experience in working with communities and a young, energetic spirit. The position is a great opportunity for an individual interested in strengthening their administrative skills and learning about education in South Africa from a highly experienced team.


The intern would be expected to assist the above-mentioned projects, and other projects depending on BRIDGE’s needs. More specifically, the intern would be assisting BRIDGE in the following activities:

  • Manage and update the filing system
  • Manage the supplies, stationery and maintenance needed to run a small office
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Schedule meetings and manage catering requirements
  • Undertake email correspondence with suppliers and others as required
  • Maintain and update organisational databases
  • Assist with formatting and design of presentations and proposals
  • Conduct surveys and online research when required
  • Knowledge management support to project managers


  • The candidate must have a suitable diploma or degree
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Advanced Internet and email skills
  • Demonstrable verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive and independent
  • Willingness to learn from a diverse team
  • A high degree of integrity and good people skills
  • An interest in education will be an added advantage

To apply, submit a CV (maximum three pages) and one-page motivation letter to, indicating the following in the Subject Line: 'Application for Intern Position.

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

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