Internships Offered at In On Africa

1.Research Assistant Programme (RAP)

Focus: Africa-­‐focused research,writing and analysis, e.g. brief reports, newsletters, papers, interviews, transcriptions, desktop research, writing and analysis, depending on skills and interest.

Period: Commit for three months.

Applicants: Apply if you are a 3rd year, Honours, Master’s or Doctorate level student.

Preference: Is given to (1) Johannesburg-­‐based students, (2) Africa-­‐based students and (3) African student studying outside of Africa.

Benefit to RAs:

– Johannesburg-­‐based RAs are usually remunerated

– MA and PhD students are usually remunerated

– RAs are publicall acknowledged for their contributions to projects where possible

– RAs may add project work to their CVs

– Valuable experience in research work

– RAs who complete the RAP are provide with a professional certificate of completion as well as  a reference letter.

– There may be opportunities to become involved in future projects following completion of the RAP.

  1. Africa Conflict Monitor (ACM) RAP

Focus: This programme offers involvement in production of IOA’s Africa Conflict Monitor (ACM).

Period: Commit for six months.

Applicants: Apply if you are a 3rd year, Honours, Master’s or Doctorate level student.

Preference: Is given to Africa-­‐based applicants, but everyone is welcome to apply.

Areas of involvement: Research, writing, fact-­‐checking, creating info-graphics.

Benefit to ACM RAs:

– All RAs are acknowledged for their contributions to ACM in the team section of the publication.

– Their involvement may be included on their Cvs

– Great work experience in Africa-­‐focused research and writing

– RAs who complete the RAP are provided with a professional certificate of completion as well as a reference letter.

  1. Marketing RAP (MRAP) 

Focus: Marketing-­‐related research and activities for IOA, possibly in-­‐office.

Period: Commit for three months.

Applicants: Students with an interest in marketing and business development -­‐ 3rd years and Honours students.Disciplined self-­ starters required.

Preference: Is given to Johannesburg-­‐based students, but the programme will expand to include other African countries next year.

Benefit to MRAs:

– RAs who perform well may be offered remunerated or commission-­‐based positions

– Work experience in research and marketing

– Attendance of events as an IO representative

– RAs who complete the RAP are provided with a professional certificate of completion as well as a reference letter.

To apply, send the following to [email protected]

– your CV

– a motivation letter

– two examples of previously written work (ACM RAP and RAP applicants)

– your most recent academic record (MRAP applicants)

– note the programme you would like to be considered for