Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) Peacebuilding Interventions Internship 2019

Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) Peacebuilding Interventions Internship 2019

Deadline: December 10, 2018

Are you a postgraduate student or  a recent graduate 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? Apply for the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) Peacebuilding Interventions Internship 2019.

Interns will be responsible for

  • Conducting research and analyses of conflict and peace in Africa
  • Drafting and writing concept notes
  • Participating in the planning and organisation of PI events such as workshops, seminars, & dialogues.
  • Attending designated meetings of the PI program and contributing towards its work

Benefit

  • Selected interns will be paid a stipend.

Eligibility

  • Open to applicants from South Africa and other African countries;
  • 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;
  • Have 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.

Application

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@ijr.org.za, using PI Intern in the subject heading. Applications without the relevant documentation will not be considered.

For more information, visit IJR Internship.

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