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Machela-Mandela Internship Programme in South Africa 2023

Machela-Mandela Internship Programme in South Africa 2023

The Brenthurst Foundation is inviting applications from suitably qualified young graduates for the Machel-Mandela Internship Programme in honour of the former South African President Nelson Mandela and wife.

The Machel-Mandela Internship programme aims to be the most prestigious of its kind in Africa.  It helps sharpen the Brenthurst Foundation’s focus on Africa’s burgeoning youth population and helps nurture Africa’s future leaders.


Company/Organisation(s): The Brenthurst Foundation

Program Type: Graduate Trainee

Program Location: South Africa

Program Duration: 6 months

Available Slot: Several

Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree

Nationality: Not specified


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Machela-Mandela Internship Programme 2023 | DETAILS

The internship 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 2023.   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.

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.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Machela-Mandela Internship Programme 2023 must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be under the age of 30.
  • Have a Masters level degree
  • Possess 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’s economic performance.
  • Broad knowledge of African politics and economics
  • Familiarity with the work of the Brenthurst Foundation

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Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the Machela-Mandela Internship Programme 2023 are to address their application to Ms Leila Jack at Leila.jack@thebrenthurstfoundation.org quoting ‘Machel-Mandela Internship’ in the subject line.

Application Requirements:

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

Application Deadline: 31st March 2023

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