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Democratic Alliance (DA) Internships 2024 Apply Online

The Democratic Alliance (DA) Internship Program offers a unique opportunity for passionate individuals to gain practical experience in the political arena while contributing to our mission of promoting good governance, accountability, and social justice. As an intern, you will have the chance to immerse yourself in various aspects of our party's operations and play a vital role in supporting our initiatives.

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  • Assist with research projects, policy development, and analysis of key political issues.
  • Support communication efforts, including social media management, content creation, and outreach campaigns.
  • Contribute to the organization and coordination of events, meetings, and campaigns.
  • Engage with constituents, stakeholders, and communities to understand their needs and concerns.
  • Provide administrative support to different departments within the party, such as finance, operations, or policy.
  • Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a relevant field (political science, public policy, communications, etc.) or possessing a strong interest in politics and social issues.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong research and analytical abilities with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Passion for democracy, social justice, and making a positive impact in South Africa's political landscape.
Job Benefits
  • Gain hands-on experience and exposure to the workings of a major political party.
  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals in the field.
  • Networking opportunities with leaders, policymakers, and stakeholders.
  • Flexible duration and opportunities for growth based on performance.
  • Stipend or other benefits may be available based on the internship duration and location.

Step 1: Prepare Your Application Materials

  • Resume/CV: Compile a detailed resume highlighting your educational background, work experience (if any), relevant skills, and any extracurricular activities or achievements.
  • Cover Letter: Draft a personalized cover letter expressing your interest in the Democratic Alliance (DA) Internship Program. Highlight why you are passionate about politics, democracy, and how your skills align with the internship responsibilities.

Step 2: Review Job Description and Requirements

  • Carefully read the job description to understand the roles, responsibilities, and qualifications required for the internship position.
  • Ensure your application materials reflect your suitability and enthusiasm for the role.

Step 3: Submit Your Application

  • Send an email to the designated application email address or submit through the online portal (if available).
  • Use the subject line: "DA Internship Application - [Your Full Name]."
  • Attach your resume and cover letter to the email/application form.

Step 4: Follow-up

  • After submitting your application, allow some time for the review process.
  • Consider sending a polite follow-up email within a reasonable timeframe (if allowed or specified) to inquire about the status of your application.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Political Organizations
Job Location
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8000, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
April 20, 2024
Valid through
January 4, 2025
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