Wits University Data Management Internships 2022

Wits University invites unemployed graduates to apply for Data Management Internship Programme 2022.

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Closing Date: 18 March 2022

The MRC/Wits Agincourt Research Unit (Agincourt) is recruiting data management interns to learn and contribute to the management, maintenance, and development of the Unit’s data system

The successful candidates will join a talented and hardworking team addressing some of the country and region’s most demanding health and development challenges. Work links closely to leading national and regional networks, with ample opportunity for professional development. 

These position are for a period of 6 to 12 months with a possibility of extension depending on performance in the data section.

Key performance areas

Successful candidates will learn and contribute to the data section of the Unit by engaging in development of data entry tools, quality control, analysis, and data extraction.


Diploma or Degree in:

  • Computer Science,
  • Data Science,
  • Data analytics,
  • Statistics,
  • Biostatistics 
  • Demography,  
  • Epidemiology
  • or related discipline.

Skills and Competencies:

Must have basic knowledge of MS SQL Server, MS Access, MS Excel as well as programming in NET (c#, vb.net) or any other language.

How to apply

Please include the following documentation:

  • A cover letter (maximum one page) outlining your interest and suitability for the position.
  • A detailed CV including three contactable referees.
  • Certified qualifications and transcript
  • Certified ID copy and driver’s license

Please send an email to: nboomgaard@witshealth.com and Weekend.Khoza@wits.ac.za. The subject heading of the email must read “AGIN_002_Intern” and the job title of position applying for.

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