Apr 12, 2019

Research Intern

  • CSVR
  • Cape Town, South Africa
Full time Research

Job Description

CSVR seeks to appoint a Research Intern to be based in Cape Town.

The position will entail a part-time nine months’ contract.

Conduct literature reviews
Contribute to analytical reports and write fact sheets
Participate in strategic thinking and planning regarding CSVR transitional justice, research and advocacy work
Assist with administrative tasks

Minimum of an Honours degree in Social Sciences, Humanities or Law
Research experience in an academic environment
Knowledge on transitional justice, peacebuilding and human rights in South Africa and on the African continent
Strong writing and analytical skills
Fluency in English and preferably in at least one African language
Ability to work independently under pressure and take initiative

To apply, submit one page letter of motivation, writing sample, CV and names of two references, indicating the position you are applying for in the subject line

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application

The Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) is a non-governmental organisation which envisions societies that are peaceful, equal and free from violence. CSVR aims to understand and prevent violence, heal its effects and build sustainable peace at community, national and regional levels. We do this through collaboration with and learning from the lived and diverse experiences of communities affected by violence and conflict to inform innovative interventions, generate knowledge, shape public discourse, influence policy, hold states accountable and promote gender equality, social cohesion and active citizenship.

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