Research Intern at Knowledge Resources

Posted on :

15 Jun, 2016

Category :

Internships in South Africa

Company Description:

KR is an integrated business and management content provider. Our products and business offerings enable individuals and organisations to succeed, grow and thrive.

We provide cutting-edge and evidence-based knowledge through:

  • Publishing various business books
  • Presenting conferences and seminars in the fields of HR and marketing
  • Conducting and publishing research in the human capital field
  • Issuing the monthly HR e-magazine – Human Capital Review

We are committed to provide value for money and have built a reputation for providing a service of uncompromising quality with exceptional passion. Our strength lies in our deep understanding of the needs and challenges that are specific to the business sector.

We believe strongly in Africa’s potential and we are dedicated to provide the most up-to-date business content on human capital.

Research Intern

Exciting opportunity for a research intern to be involved in KR’s research activities.

This position requires an individual with a passion for research in the corporate environment. The ideal candidate must be able to: effectively retrieve relevant information by conducting internet-based and library research; verify the accuracy and validity of data and correcting errors; interpret results and prepare graphs, fact sheets, tables and written reports summarising research results and explaining complex findings; develop and implement research quality control procedures; provide assistance in preparing project-related reports and presentations.

Remuneration:                                 Market related

Province:                                             Gauteng

City:                                                       Johannesburg

Education level:                               Master’s degree

Job level:                                            Mid

Type:                                                    Internship 


  • Must have completed a Master’s degree in Africa Studies, Development Studies, Human Resources, Political Sciences, Industrial/ Organisational Psychology, Economics, International Relations or similar fields
  • Excellent research skills and report writing skills
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Problem-solving ability and critical thinking ability
  • Ability to compile, code, categorise, calculate, tabulate, audit, and verify information or data
  • Detail oriented
  • High level of proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Excellent time management and project management skills
  • Ability to complete tasks quickly, work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proactive
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work independently and in a team and with all levels including senior management
  • Must have South African citizenship or a valid work permit



If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV to [email protected] by no later than close of business on Monday, June 20th, 2016.

Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within two weeks of applying for the position.

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