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PROGRAMS - SOUTH AFRICA

Engineering

This program requires highly qualified participants to intern in areas of solar energy, civil engineering, yacht building, mechanical engineering, water and wastewater engineering, administration, HR, Software Development/IT, or finance/cost accounting in an Engineering firm. The firm is in Cape Town and this is an experience of a lifetime!

  • Minimum:  2 months
  • Location:  Cape Town, South Africa
  • Lodging/Meals:  Shared housing (Cost is about $350 rent per month); Self-Catered

Fashion

The fashion industry in Cape Town has exploded.   Rare opportunities are available with local designers.  Interns will assist in the design, manufacture and retail approach to the lines.  Other internships are available with African craft organizations, large scale manufactures and a national knitwear manufacturer.  Fashion Week usually occurs in mid-August. 

  • Minimum:  2 months
  • Location:  Cape Town, South Africa
  • Lodging/Meals:  Shared housing (Cost is about $350 rent per month); Self-Catered

Media, Marketing and Graphic Design

We have internship opportunities with some of the top advertising firms in Cape Town. Interns will assist with print, radio, commercials, marketing research, product promotion, product launches and special events.  Some marketing and logistics positions are available with NGOs, and other promotional positions with sports related companies.  Interns must be upper-level students or recent graduates and should have experience in advertising, marketing, or graphic design. 

  • Minimum:  2 months
  • Location:  Cape Town, South Africa
  • Lodging/Meals:  Shared housing (Cost is about $350 rent per month); Self-Catered

Physical Therapy

Interns in this program learn how to implement programs for specific conditions and lead small groups in activities to keep kids active and smiling.  This is a wonderful opportunity to really make an impact in the care of children who are facing a long road to recovery from various illnesses.  There is a great demand for students and professionals in this field, because regular therapy can help alleviate the pain associated with inactivity and help shorten the recovery time. 

  • Minimum:  2 months
  • Location:  Cape Town, South Africa
  • Lodging/Meals:  Shared housing (Cost is about $350 rent per month); Self-Catered

Psychiatry

Internships are available for professional, experienced and highly skilled individuals to assist with the treatment of adults and children. Interns will be supervised and must be professional, open-minded, and culturally sensitive.

  • Minimum:  3 months
  • Location:  Cape Town, South Africa
  • Lodging/Meals:  Shared housing (Cost is about $350 rent per month); Self-Catered

Tourism

Interns will be given exciting opportunities to work with an adventure tour company, sports and cultural events organization, hotel or safari company.  Interns will assist with safaris, tours, logistics, customer relations, administrative duties, event planning, public relations, and integrated marketing. Knowledge of European languages (German, Italian, French, or Spanish) can be useful but is not required. 

  • Minimum:  2 months
  • Location:  Cape Town, South Africa
  • Lodging/Meals:  Shared housing (Cost is about $350 rent per month); Self-Catered

Wineries

At wineries in Stellenbosch, Interns are trained to assist with everything from cultivating, preparation, tastings, to marketing and export. South African wines are popular all over the world and they are known for their Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Shiraz and Pinot Noir.  Harvest is in February. 

  • Minimum:  2 months
  • Location:  Cape Town, South Africa
  • Lodging/Meals:  Shared housing (Cost is about $350 rent per month); Self-Catered