Friday, 15 April 2016

The Publications Internship At HSRC 2016

The Human Sciences Research Council seeks to invite a highly motivated individual, who is interested in pursuing a career in publishing, to apply for the Publications Intern position in its Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA) programme in Pretoria.

(Ref. PB Intern-)

Key Responsibilities:
•    Provide copy-editing and proof reading of manuscripts;
•    Liaise with  authors, typesetters, copy-editors, and proof-readers; and
•    Assist in the collation of manuscripts.

Key Requirements:
•    Un undergraduate degree in publishing studies or related field;
•    Advanced computer literacy (MS Word, Excel and Power Point);
•    Proof of registration (for registered students);
•    Academic transcripts (for registered students); and
•    A recommendation letter from supervisor (for registered students).

The HSRC offers attractive, market-related packages depending on qualifications and experience.

Applications: In your application, please include: your CV, a letter of motivation, and the details of three recent referees (with telephone, fax and e-mail contact details). Ensure that you indicate the reference number. The HSRC will only consider applications that comply with the above requirements. Applicants may be required to undertake a written exercise in the competencies required for the position.

Please submit your application to: The Head: Human Resources, HSRC, Private Bag X41, Pretoria 0001, or hand deliver to the HSRC Building, Room S944, 134 Pretorius Street, Pretoria. Alternatively applications may be e-mailed to

Please ensure that you indicate the reference number in the subject line, applications that do not comply with these requirements will not be considered.  For enquiries (not applications) please contact Miss Mmakwena Chipu on +27 12 316 9762.

Closing Date: 28 April 2016. No late applications will be accepted. 

Applicants who have not been contacted within eight weeks should assume that their application has been unsuccessful. Only candidates who are interviewed will be advised of the outcome of the interview.

The HSRC reserves the right to not make an appointment


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