IJR Research and Policy Internship Programme 2022


Are you a postgraduate student (or have recently graduated) with a flair for numbers, and want to develop your political analysis skills in a dynamic South African non-profit organization that works in several countries across Africa?

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IJR Research and Policy Internship Programme Advert

  • Location: South Africa, Western Cape
  • Closing Date:Monday, 7 February 2022 – 12:00 
  • Company:Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR)

    The Research & Policy unit of the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) invites applications for a paid internship.Applicants should be in possession of an undergraduate degree, and either in the process of completing or have completed an honour or Master’s Degree in Political Studies, Public Administration, Development Studies, Economics or a related discipline.


    • Strong research experience (quantitative skills a strong advantage);
    • Strong Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills. Experience with data analysis software, such as SPSS, and database management software, such as Access, advantageous.
    • Excellent writing skills;
    • The ability to work independently with attention to detail;
    • Competency in an African language other than English & Afrikaans would be an advantage.
    • Ability to work remotely from home (internet data costs can be supported)

How to Apply to IJR

Please submit your CV, a cover letter motivating your application, details of two contactable referees, and an example of a short essay or research paper (maximum of 1000 words) in one PDF document



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