Vacancies at the FES TUCC

Available Vacancies

Global Labour University - University of the Witwatersrand

Appel à candidatures: Tuteurs en ligne et formateurs locaux d'Afrique francophone et du Maghreb

Internship Programme

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung's Trade Union Competence Centre for Sub-Saharan Africa (FES TUCC) offers internships for three months to people who are interested in expanding their knowledge of the trade union landscape in Sub-Saharan Africa. You should have a basic interest for labour and society issues, social justice and trade unions.


You will work with our team from diverse backgrounds and experiences from which you can highly benefit. Depending on the current activities at the time of your internship, you will work individually or closely with office colleagues or project partners. You may also become involved in activities such as research, event planning, documentation and general administration. It is possible and highly welcomed that interns are attending seminars and conferences, write reports and minutes, do internet research as well as conduct all sorts of work which are connected to our daily office work.


  • Applicants should at least have a Bachelor Degree
  • Strong written and oral English language skills
  • Commitment to FES social and political ideas
  • For applicants from abroad you require:
    • International health insurance
    • You require a valid visa

Application procedure

If you are interested in the internship, please send the following documents to our project assistant Ms. Pulane Ditlhake: pulane.ditlhake(at)

  • Letter of motivation written in English
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Preferred period of internship

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

We strongly encourage applications from South Africa and the whole continent.

We are looking forward to your application!

FES Trade Union Competence Centre Sub-Saharan Africa

34, Bompas Road
Dunkeld West

+27-10 446 8612
+27-11 341 0271


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