Brenthurst Foundation Machel-Mandela Internship Program for Young Graduates 2024

The Brenthurst Foundation Machel-Mandela Internship Programme 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 2024. 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.

Brenthurst Foundation Internship Program

Application DeadlineApril 1, 2024
Funding TypePartially Funded
Country to studySouth Africa
SponsorBrenthurst Foundation
GenderMen and Women

Benefits of Brenthurst Foundation Internship Program

An all-inclusive stipend per month and accommodation, if required (subject to Foundation policy) will be provided. Other work–related expenses may also be covered subject to agreement with the Foundation.

Requirements for Brenthurst Foundation Internship Program

  • Under 30 years of age
  • A Masters level degree
  • 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’seconomic performance.
  • Broad knowledge of African politics and economics
  • Familiarity with the work of the Brenthurst Foundation

Application Documents

You will need to send:

  • 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 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 available to start.
  • Details of where you saw the post advertised.

Application Deadline

April 1, 2024

How to Apply

  • Please address your application to Ms Leila Jack at quoting ‘Machel-Mandela Internship’ in the subject line.
  • The deadline for applications is 1 April 2024. Owing to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidateswillbecontacted. If you have not heard from us by 1 May 2024, please assume your application to be unsuccessful.

For more details,visit Brenthurst Foundation website