AMEC: Research Interns

Afro-Middle East Centre
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 19 January, 2018
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The Afro-Middle East Centre (AMEC) is a research institute established in 1998 to conduct research mainly on the Middle East and North Africa region. The institute activities include publications, conferences, seminars, and other events, and production of policy recommendations.

AMEC seeks to appoint two Research Interns, to be based in Johannesburg.

The interns will be provided with the opportunity to gain work experience in a research environment, and will be given stipends to cover their expenses. Internship programme will range from three to six months.


  • Students who are either in the final year of their undergraduate studies or have just graduated in International Relations, Political science or related field of study
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a post-graduate degree
  • Research and writing skills
  • Motivated, analytically rigorous, thorough and reliable
  • Verbal and written communication skills and ability to engage at all levels
  • Report writing skills and an analytical approach
  • Fluency in English

To apply, submit a detailed CV, motivation letter to

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

Your motivation letter should explain why you want to work for AMEC, and what qualities and experience you would bring to the role.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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