Centre For Environmental Rights Internship Programme 2023

The Centre for Environmental Rights is calling for applications for an internship with a special focus on engagements with community partners. Apply to this internship now!

The Centre For Environmental Rights is looking for a bright and enthusiastic candidate who has a special interest and passion for environmental and climate justice and able to work closely and engage with various community partners.

  • Company Name: Centre For Environmental Rights
  • Closing Date: 15 January 2023


  • A proven record of activism in the environmental and climate justice sector, or in any other social justice sector;
  • A matriculant, or with some vocational training will be helpful but not required
  • An understanding of how activism contributes to social and environmental justice, and be committed to promoting and defending the role of community organisations and activists in realising [environmental] justice.
  • Familiarity with the use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Outlook & calendars, and virtual applications like MS Teams, Zoom, Google docs, etc.
  • A positive demeanor, professional and with a “can do” attitude
  • Punctual and very good with time management
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly focused and organised, trustworthy, is able to multi-task
  • Can work independently but also can work in collaboration with team members

How to Apply

Send the following documents to: recruitment@cer.org.za with the email subject line: “Ref: 12/2022 CER Internship 2023, your name”

  • A cover letter setting out your skills and relevant experience, and motivating why you want to be considered for the position;
  • Your CV; and
  • Two recent written references not less than 6 months old.

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