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.
PROMETRA Uganda, is a non-governmental organization whose mission is to promote traditional medical knowledge and practices for improved health through mutual cooperation amongst health systems. Interns will engage in community outreach activities in areas of health, environmental conservation, and ecological organic farming basing on indigenous knowledge and culture.
The Smithsonian Institution’s Gabon Biodiversity Program seeks to increase knowledge and awareness of biodiversity in the local landscape, which includes elephants, gorillas and sea turtles, and the largest oil exploration project in Gabon. The Program works to minimize the impact of development on biodiversity and increase local capacity to manage and develop natural resources.
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.
CCF works to preserve the future of not only the cheetah, but its total environment and those of other animals as well as the farmers in rural Namibia.
Work in this growing winery outside of Cape Town, South Africa, either in business and marketing or in the winery operations and production.
Interns will be individually placed in a specific company with a focus on marketing and advertising, based on their experience and interests in Cape Town, South Africa.
Interns will gain experience working within a foreign media organization, while producing work that will help them develop their professional portfolio.
The Cape Town Human Rights Internship in South Africa is an individualized placement where you are placed in an internship that best suits your professional interests and experience.
Cape Town, South Africa is home to the largest film industry in the Southern Hemisphere and as a result, major films and international advertising campaigns are regularly filmed in locations throughout the city.