07 December 2019

Intel Internship Opportunity 2020

Intel's Governments, Markets and Trade team has a 1-year opening for a government and policy Intern to support the team on policy development and government relations in Sub-Sahara Africa. The Intern will be based in Johannesburg and be responsible for monitoring legislative developments and representing the company on policy, legislative and regulatory matters in key countries in Africa, relevant African Institutions, external partners, trade associations and non-governmental organizations.

The position reports to the Government and Policy Director for Africa and receives direction from other Policy Directors as required.

What We Offer:
At Intel, you come to work in a collaborative, supportive environment, where your equally brilliant colleagues will push you to be your best. There’s no fear of failure - we know that’s how innovation happens. And you’ll never be bored.

We offer competitive pay, opportunities for professional development and the flexibility you need to achieve balance. Intel fosters a collaborative environment allowing the brightest minds in the world to come together to achieve exceptional results.


  • University degree, preferably in Law, Public Policy, Economics or Political Science.
  • Knowledge of policies impacting the tech sector. Specific knowledge of privacy and security policies, or digital trade policies is highly desirable.
  • Strong analytical, oral and written communication skills and the ability to advocate complex technical and policy issues.
  • Knowledge or experience of working with African institutions, policies, legislative processes and government relations in African countries.
  • Flexible and comfortable working in a cross-functional capacity within a fast-paced international environment.
  • Advanced spoken and written English is essential and additional language e.g. French is an advantage.


Global Public Policy (GPP) is responsible for+hartered to devise and execute geo-specific influencing strategies and build local working relationships with policy makers in support of Intel's business strategies.

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