TIPS Interns

TIPS offers internships to qualified people to gain professional experience in the economic policy challenges and responses in South Africa and the continent.

Candidates should have the following:

  • A Masters degree in Economics (or be in the process of completing one).
  • A professional or study background on themes related TIPS's focus areas. Specifically, prior research pertaining to technology and innovation, manufacturing value chains, natural resources and/or network infrastructure would be an advantage.

Applicants should also meet the following requirements:

  • A sound knowledge of Excel and a proven ability to handle a data analysis package.
  • Proven writing and presentation skills, with excellent command of written and spoken English.
  • Proven ability to work with others as well as independently and to adhere strictly to deadlines.

Internships are for a period of three to six months. For questions and general information about the programme please contact Edmore Nyanhonga at edmore@tips.org.za.

 

Lebogang Pheto joined TIPS as an intern in January 2022.  Lebogang is a Research Economist with an interest in ecological, feminist and development economics. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics and International Trade, and a Master of Commerce in Economics degree from the North-West University. She is also a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society, the world’s largest collegiate honour society for graduate and undergraduate students.