Intel’s Governments Markets and Trade team has a 1 year opening for a government and policy intern to support the team on policy development and government relations in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The intern will be based in Johannesburg and be responsible for monitoring legislative developments and representing the company on policy legislative and regulatory matters in key countries in Africa, relevant African Institutions, external partners, trade associations and non-governmental organizations.

The position reports to the Government and Policy Director for Africa and receives direction from other Policy Directors as required.


University degree preferably in Law, Public Policy, Economics or Political Science
Knowledge of policies impacting the tech sector

Specific knowledge of privacy and security policies or digital trade policies is highly desirable
Strong analytical oral and written communication skills and the ability to advocate complex technical and policy issues
Knowledge or experience of working with African institutions policies legislative processes and government relations in African countries
Flexible and comfortable working in a cross functional capacity within a fast paced international environment
Advanced spoken and written English is essential and additional language eg French is an advantageInside this Business Group

Global Public Policy (GPP) is responsible for+hartered to devise and execute geo-specific influencing strategies and build local working relationships with policy makers in support of Intel’s business strategies.


At Intel, you come to work in a collaborative supportive environment where your equally brilliant colleagues will push you to be your best There’s no fear of failure we know that’s how innovation happens And you’ll never be bored.

Intel offers competitive pay opportunities for professional development and the flexibility you need to achieve balance Intel fosters a collaborative environment allowing the brightest minds in the world to come together to achieve exceptional results.

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