Project Areas: Economic Empowerment, Human Rights, International Studies, Marginalized Populations, Migrants/Refugees, NGO/Non-Profit, Sustainable Development, African Studies, Ethnic Studies, International Studies, Exercise and Sports Science, HIV/AIDS, Kinesiology, Public Health, Health Policy, Law, Political Science, Social Justice, Gender Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, Counseling, Family and Child Services, Women’s Empowerment, Youth Development
The Cape Town Human Rights Internship in South Africa is an individualized placement where you are matched with an internship that best suits your professional interests and experience, in one of more of the project areas noted above.
Project Areas: Public Health, Health Policy, HIV/AIDS, Medical Research, Medicine, Mental Health, Nursing, Pre-Med, Mental Health, Human Rights, Gender Studies, Social Justice, NGO/Non-Profit, International Studies
Work with a South African Public Health organization and seasoned colleagues to gain hands-on work experience and explore the real-world application of concepts learned in the classroom. Interns will develop a deeper understanding of the South African healthcare system, and how various societal factors contribute to public health challenges and impact public health initiatives in South Africa.
Project Areas: Business, Marketing, Advertising, Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Event Planning, Finance, Human Resources, Merchandising, Public relations, Trade and Commerce, African Studies.
Work with a South African business and seasoned colleagues to gain hands-on work experience and explore the real-world application of concepts learned in the classroom. Through practical experience, interns will build valuable and marketable skills including, working in a cross-cultural setting, collaborating on a professional projects and engaging with clients.
Project Areas: Print Journalism, Digital Journalism, Photo Journalism, Photography, Digital Communications, Graphic Design, Media Studies, Television Broadcasting, African Studies
This is the ideal opportunity for journalism students, communications students, and individuals with an interest in writing and/or publishing. Interns will gain experience working within a foreign media organization, while producing work that will help them develop their professional portfolio.
Virtual internships are available in multiple career fields, offering professional development and practical experience. Earn between 4-10 credits while gaining experience in a virtual, cross-cultural environment.
The South African Shark Conservancy, is an NGO committed to the conservation and sustainable use of living marine resources. They conduct ecosystem-based research to understand sharks and their habitats for conservation and management purposes. Interns will be part of making lasting contributions to shark conservation.
Project Areas: Entrepreneurship, Event Planning, Marketing, Merchandising, Public Relations, African Studies, Brewing & Fermentation Science, Viticulture
Gain hands-on experience alongside seasoned professionals in Cape Town’s micro/craft beer brewing industry as a Brewing Assistant or Marketing intern. The beer scene in South Africa is exploding at the moment and this internship is a perfect opportunity to work in an exciting and up and coming industry.
Project Areas: African Studies, Biology, Ecotourism, Environmental Conservation, Environmental Sustainability, Habitat Restoration, Marine Biology, Zoology
Interns will be placed in one of a handful of conservation-focused organizations. Opportunities range from working at an award-winning aquarium, to working with eland-the largest antelope in Africa, to gaining hands-on experience with African penguins, to working with the Western Cape government managing local nature reserves. South Africa has some of the most beautiful nature in the world and you can gain valuable professional experience at a reputable organization within this key industry in Cape Town and the surrounding areas.
Project Areas: Marginalized Populations, African Studies, Exercise and Sports Science, HIV/AIDS, Kinesiology, Medicine, Mental Health, Nursing, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Pharmacy, Public Health, Traditional Medicine
Interns with Child and Family Health International (CFHI) in South Africa complete rotations in a variety of clinical and non-profit care facilities. Applicants spend five weeks in Durban and five weeks in Cape Town.
Project Areas: Entrepreneurship, Event Planning, Marketing, Public Relations, African Studies, Viticulture, Hospitality Programming
Work in this growing winery outside of Cape Town, South Africa, either in business and marketing or in the winery operations and production.