BER: Economics Graduate / Internship Programme 2016

Closing Date:  07 August 2015

The Bureau for Economic Research (BER) at Stellenbosch University and the South African Reserve Bank wish to announce the commencement of recruitment for the 201 6 economist internship programme at the BER.


The primary objective of the internship programme is to provide practical training t o an appropriately qualified previously disadvantaged individual so that h e/she is able to function as an economist in the private and/ or public sector. The successful candidate will work alongside BER economists for one year to gain experience in all the aspects of business orientated macro – economic analysis.

Employment opportunity

The successful candidate will be employed by the South African Reserve Bank , but will spend the first year of employment in training at the BER. The recruit will receive a competitive salary , even during the internship year at the BER. Relevant dates:

Recruitment will take place during July and August 2015 and interviews will be held during August and September . The internship will start in January 2016 and end in December 2016.


Candidates should meet the following criteria:

  • Be a South African citizen
  • Qualify as a previously disadvantaged individual
  • Hold an Honours or Masters deg ree in Economics (by January 20 1 6 )
  • Be fluent in English · Possess excellent communication and writing skills


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