Public policy, Advocacy, Social justice, Policy development, Internship
Law & Public Policy
An NGO which focuses on independent research and development of policy for inclusive economic growth, and the protection and development of vulnerable communities.
The intern will assist in various areas of operations in the NGO. Main areas of focus could be research around social protection policy, policy development and project initiation. They will also have the opportunity to get involved with the design and implementation of training conferences around social protection, giving guidance and input around program development, networking with development partners.
Ability to work both independently and within a team Excellent communication skills An interest and basic understanding of human rights within a South African context Currently studying or completed degree in law or public policy would be advantageous
Time management and organization Development of interpersonal skills Creative and flexible thinking Confidence and decision making Research and analysis Project management
Work towards making valuable impacts for vulnerable communities on a national scale Receive guidance from a highly experienced, dynamic and knowledgeable team Increased awareness of social and economic issues in a South African context Develop key skills for your career in law and public policy Demonstrate your resilience, dedication and adaptability
Full-time temporary role with expectation of 37.5 hours work per week. Summer placement of 8-12 weeks with some flexibility and potential to extend Internship completed on an unpaid basis.
Please note that this position is offered as part of a comprehensive professional internship programme which has a fee. We offer lots of opportunities in this career area as part of our internship programme.
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