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Machela-Mandela Internship Programme 2023 in South Africa

Machela-Mandela Internship Programme 2023 in South Africa

Machela-Mandela Internship Programme 2023 in South Africa

Application for Machela-Mandela Internship Programme 2023 in South Africa is open for young graduates. The Internship Programme is named in honor of former South African President Nelson Mandela and his wife Graca Machel.

This internship program is for young graduates mostly those with Bachelors degree, with the aims to be the most prestigious of its kind in Africa.  It helps sharpen the Brenthurst Foundation’s focus on Africa’s burgeoning youth population and helps nurture Africa’s future leaders. Monthly expenses and accommodation, if required (subject to Foundation policy) will be provided with Other work–related expenses may also be covered subject to agreement with the Foundation.

The internship will be available full-time for a minimum of six months and the selected candidate will be expected to take up the appointment by 1 June 2023.   The intern may be from South Africa or farther afield. They will be based at the Brenthurst Foundation’s headquarters in Parktown, Johannesburg. Interns will work directly with and assist the Foundation’s staff on a range of projects and activities, some of which will require foreign travel.

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The Brenthurst Foundation was established in October 2004 by The Oppenheimer family. It has its origins in the Brenthurst Initiative of August 2003, which instigated a debate in South Africa around policy strategies for higher rates of economic expansion. They Foundation has been a lead to assisting potentials and minded students to achieve their academic desired goals.

Internship Summary:

Internship Sponsor(s): The Brenthurst Foundation, South Africa

Internship location: South Africa

Internship Duration: 6 months

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Bachelor’s degree

Nationality: Not specified

Requirements and eligibility criteria for Machela-Mandela Internship Programme 2023 in South Africa:

For Applicants who are interested for Machela-Mandela Internship Programme 2023 in South Africa are expected to meet the following criteria:

  • Must be under the age of 30.
  • Have a Masters level degree
  • Possess excellent spoken and written English. African and other languages would be an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and reliable, a self-starter who requires minimal oversight and management
  • Able to balance deadlines and attention to detail
  • Fluency in all basic IT skills
  • Copy-editing and proof-reading skills an asset
  • A passion for Africa and a keen interest in new thinking and strategies to strengthen Africa’s economic performance.
  • Broad knowledge of African politics and economics
  • Familiarity with the work of the Brenthurst Foundation

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Application Procedure for Machela-Mandela Internship Programme 2023 in South Africa (How to apply);

For Applicants who are interested for Machela-Mandela Internship Programme 2023 in South Africa are expected to address their application to Ms Leila Jack at Leila.jack@thebrenthurstfoundation.org quoting ‘Machel-Mandela Internship’ in the subject line.

Application to be submitted are as follows:

  • An up-to-date CV with referees’ details.
  • A covering letter – no more than 500 words, outlining your interest in the position and the skills you can bring to bear.
  • A covering letter – no more than 500 words, outlining your interest in the position and the skills you can bring to bear.
  • A writing sample – this can be any piece of work, for example an essay or a published article, of any length.
  • The earliest date you would be able to start.
  • Details of where you saw the post advertised.

Application Deadline: 31st March 2023

For more information visit the official website

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