Thursday, 13 August 2015

The Wits Justice Project Internship 2015

The Wits Justice Project (WJP) is looking for an intern from October 2015.

Remuneration: Competitive monthly stipend
Education level: Degree
Job level: Intern
Type: 6-month contract with option to renew once
Commence: October 2015

– A relevant degree from an accredited University
– Proven ability to carry out journalistic research and investigations, and to be able to produce from that compelling media products
– A keen interest in human rights
– Contactable references and proof of previous work
– A good attitude towards administration, and ability to multi-task

– An understanding of the non-profit working environment and constraints
– Social Media and web site management experience

Job Description
As an intern you will be required to:
– Produce regular social media including blogs, tweets, Facebook posts
– Investigate and research, identify and interview and produce journalist products (including written news stories, in-depth pieces, radio reports and photographs)
– Be willing to visit prisons, courts and police stations from time to time
– Be willing to interview inmates
– Evaluate and respond to correspondence from inmates
– Carry out various office administration including minute-taking, report-writing and other related tasks
– Be willing to assist with a variety of projects including organising events and seminars
– Work as a member of a small, hard-working, team which is passionate about human rights

Send a full CV and a covering letter by 28 August 2015 to:
Nooshin Erfani-Ghadimi
Project Coordinator
Tel: +27-11-717-4077
Fax: +27-86-765-6601


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