Thursday, 12 July 2018

Genesis Internship Programme 2018

The Applied Behavioural Economics team (ABE) run an internship programme for talented South Africans looking to explore a career in behavioural economics, or simply looking to add patina to an already illustrious academic career.



We can accommodate only two interns at a time, who are typically contracted for 3 to 4 months. Given the high demand for the programme, potential candidates are encouraged to apply on an ongoing basis, and to keep in contact.

The programme is ideally suited to part-time students and candidates who find themselves in limbo, between degrees, or awaiting results.

The responsibilities of our interns include, but are not restricted to: 
  • (Above all) mucking in on work given to you 
  • Thinking and doing 
  • Speaking your mind 
  • Adding value to the practice 
  • Engaging with clients 
  • Behaving according the professional standards of the firm, and 
  • Developing a passion for behavioural economics. 
EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND PERSONAL COMPETENCIES: 
  • Strong academic background – We will entertain applications from any discipline, but excellence is a non-negotiable 
  • An Honour’s degree, or equivalent, is a minimum requirement. A Master’s degree is preferred 
  • Golden Key members are strongly preferred 
  • Proactive self-starter who displays confidence and assertiveness in their approach 
  • Strong writing skills – ability to communicate at all levels 
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently 
  • Strong research, analytical and lateral thought processes 
  • Excellent attention to detail 
  • Reliable and dependable 
  • Ability to maintain strict ethical standards and client confidentiality 
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills 
  • Strong planning and organizational skills, with ability to prioritize 
  • Confident networker 
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines 
  • Sound judgement 
  • Professional approach and appearance 
  • Sound analytical skills 
  • Excellent problem solver 
  • Willingness and ability to travel extensively throughout Sub-Saharan Africa 
  • Advanced MS Office literacy



Communication will be with short-listed candidates only - if you do not receive any feedback on your application within 3 weeks after the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful
Genesis Analytics reserves the right not to proceed with an appointment of any advertised role
All appointments will be made in line with Genesis Analytics’ Employment Equity Plan and Policies
All applications will be treated confidentially

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