Three Internship Opportunities at the IJR in 2015

Institute for Justice and Reconciliation
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 1 December, 2014
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Three programmes at the IJR will offer internship opportunities in 2015

The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) was founded in 2000 in the wake of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and with the purpose of building of fair, democratic and inclusive societies in Africa. We are an independent organisation located at the interface between civil society and academia. We employ a diverse team of professionals based at our office in Cape Town. For more information on the IJR, please visit www.ijr.org.za.

For more info on how to apply for this position go to: www.ijr.org.za/vacancies.php.

Communications Internship

Closing Date: 2014-11-21   Reference: CI2015

The IJR Communication and Strategy Unit is a key component to assist the Institute with cross-cutting services such as fundraising, strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation, communication and public relations, as well as special events. The Communications Intern will assist the Communications Coordinator with internal communications, media monitoring, online profiling of the Institute and monitoring and evaluation, as well as ad hoc tasks that may arise, including events management.

The Communications Intern will: 

  • Assist with content for the organisational newsletter;
  • Update and report on IJR ‘news and events’;
  • Assist with marketing and branding;
  • Assist with the development of online campaigns/messages;
  • Conduct media monitoring and produce media clippings;
  • Conduct media research and Google analytics;
  • Assist with website and social media updates.

Educational requirements/skills:

One year’s experience working in the marketing and/or communications field. Diploma, BA in marketing/communications/journalism.

Intern Policy and Analysis Programme

Closing Date: 2014-12-01   Reference: PAI-2015

Are you a postgraduate student (or have recently graduated), who want to develop your political analysis skills in a dynamic South African nonprofit organisation, which works in several countries across the Africa? The Policy & Analysis Unit of the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation invite applications for a 20-hour per week paid internship from candidates who meet the following requirements:

Responsibilities:

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

Educational requirements/skills: 

    Applicants should be in possession of, or in the process of completing a postgraduate degree in Political Studies, Public Administration, Development Studies or a related discipline.

    Intern Building an Inclusive Society Programme

    Closing Date: 2014-12-01   Reference: BIS-I2015

    The Building an Inclusive Society Programme (BIS) works mainly in South Africa with various communities in different provinces. The programme works with five projects: Community Healing, Ashley Kriel Youth Leadership project, School’s Oral History, Education for Reconciliation and Memory, Arts and Culture. The purpose of this paid internship will be to work across the five projects and assist with design and implementation as well as reporting of the projects. The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation's Building an Inclusive Society Programme seeks to recruit a dynamic individual as Intern, based in Cape Town with possible traveling.

    Some of the responsibilities include assisting with,

    • Adhoc tasks like: Scanning, filing, printing and archiving
    • M&E
    • Data capturing
    • Transcription
    • Minute taking
    • Community interviewing/ facilitation
    • Desktop research
    • Legacy project based on topic of personal interest based on BIS work.

      Educational requirements/skills:

      Minimum of Honor’s degree (in Social Science, Political or Development Studies or related discipline)

      For more info on how to apply for this position go to: www.ijr.org.za/vacancies.php.

      Location: 
      Cape Town

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