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.
Since 2013, this program has offered a variety of fieldwork practicums with a focus on social work and public health.
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: Marginalized Populations, African Studies, Exercise and Sports Science, HIV/AIDS, Medicine, Mental Health, Nursing, Nutrition, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Pharmacy, Public Health, Human Rights
Interns will spend four weeks doing rotations at a historic children’s hospital, getting a closer look at pediatrics and child health in Ghana. Interns will explore the social determinants that impact the Ghanaian healthcare system and contribute to the burden of disease. A great opportunity for Pre-med, Pre-nursing, Pre-PA, Public Health students! 2021 programs start July 3rd or August 7th.
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: 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 will complete rotations in a variety of clinical and community-based institutions focused on hospital medicine, primary care, community based-health and empowerment programs, HIV/AIDS and child health.