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: 
Thursday, 26 April, 2012
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The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) was launched in 2000 in the aftermath of South Africa´s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. IJR cultivates the potential for reconciliation and socio-economic justice in Africa through strategic partnerships and carefully constructed interventions.

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

This is an initial three-month, twenty-hour per week paid internship with the possibility of renewal.


  • 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.


  • Possession of, or in the process of completing a postgraduate degree in political studies, public administration, development studies or a related discipline;
  • Strong research experience;
  • Excellent 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.

South Africans and other Africans are encouraged to apply.

To apply, submit a CV, contact details of three referees, short essay or research paper (thousand words maximum) and motivation letter to Margo Newman at

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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