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Economics, Dev Studies, Statistics, Social Science graduates post by DNA Economics for Internship

Graduate Recruitment 2024

Job Information

Industry Consulting

Work Experience 0-1 year

City Pretoria

Province Gauteng

Country South Africa

Postal Code 0002

About us DNA Economics is a specialist economic and development consulting firm, which provides clients with the in-depth expertise and analysis necessary to make the right choices. Founded in 2004, DNA Economics combines a deep understanding of the Southern African business and policy context with specialist skills in international trade, public policy, monitoring and evaluation, and climate change. Our services are based on our extensive international experience and network; sound economic analysis and quantitative techniques; and unique insights into the business and policy environment in Southern Africa. For more information on DNA, our projects and our people, please visit our website: Job Description DNA Economics is a specialist economics and development consulting company, based in Pretoria, but active throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. For more information on DNA, our projects and our people, please visit our website: We are currently looking for recent graduates and current students to join our full-time team as a junior economist in early 2024. Applicants should have an interest in any of the following fields of work:

  • Climate change and energy economics

  • Data analytics

  • Monitoring and evaluation

  • Public finance

  • Trade and regional integration

Requirements Applicants must meet the following, minimum, requirements to be considered:

  • A completed Honour's Degree, ideally in Economics, but DNA will also consider graduates with an academic background in Monitoring & Evaluation, Development Studies, Statistics, and other social science master’s studies with a strong quantitative component;

  • Good quantitative and analytical skills;

  • Excellent writing and communication skills;

  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint);

  • Willing to travel in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa; and

  • Legally able to work in South Africa.

As part of your application, you will be required to also upload your identity document, academic transcripts, and other supporting information. Applications for this position close on 31 July 2023. All shortlisted candidates will be required to take a written recruitment test. For any queries please contact Please note that applications submitted to this email address will not be captured. Applicants that do not receive a response by 30 September 2023 can consider themselves unsuccessful. Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged candidates and this appointment will be made in line with DNA Economics’ Employment Equity Policy.


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