Posted on :
27 Mar, 2017
27 Mar, 2017
The Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute (SPII) is an independent, non-profit think tank, committed to the eradication of poverty and inequality in South Africa and the sub region.
Through research they seek to develop innovative, evidence-based solutions that address the causes and consequences of poverty. SPII is rooted in the values of the South African constitution.
The organisation believes that poverty undermines democracy and inhibits the development of society as a whole.
SPII is seeks to appoint an Intern, based in SPII Offices, Newtown, Johannesburg.
The Intern will provide specific support to SPII, assisting with research and scoping of social protection policy framework in SADC, as well as contribute in electronic communication with SADC BIG network partners as well as the Steering Committee.
In addition, the intern will provide support for the Basic Needs Basket project through assisting the Coordinator with conducting a trend analysis on food price inflation from the data that is collected by SPII in collaboration with ACAOSA.
This internship position calls for both rigorous research and a passion for issues of social and economic justice.
Start date: Immediately
The initial internship is for three months, which can be extended to six months through mutual agreement.
SPII does not offer remuneration for internship positions, a stipend will be provided for travel costs.
To apply, submit your CV with contactable references and a letter of motivation to [email protected].
Closing date: Friday, 31 March, 2017
Enquiries: Fortunate at 011 833 0161
Successful candidates will be notified for interview processes.
For more about the Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute, refer to www.spii.org.za