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Work with roots interns – vacancies

At Roots, we provide internships and academic programs with do-good organisations in Africa, creating meaningful learning experiences and supporting worthwhile causes simultaneously.  If you are keen to work with Roots Interns, check out one of our vacancies or internships:


Part-time Social Media Coordinator

We’re looking for a part-time social media coordinator! If you LOVE social media, feel excited about the work we do, have a spare 4 hours a week, and live in Cape Town, we’d love to chat to you!

Please email us a bit about yourself – and attach your CV and ideally some examples of your social media posts. You can send it to


Below you will find an overview of the internships with our own organization. Please note that our internships are unpaid internships and you will be based in Cape Town, South Africa. Are you looking to do your internship remotely or need to do thesis research with a focus on marketing, communications, or business development, please just reach out to us.

If you’re keen to apply for one of these internships, please send a motivational letter, 2 writing samples and CV to Talitha van der Waerden at

Penda photography internship

Open for applications

SEO internship

  • 2-6 months
  • Cape Town, South Africa OR Remote
  • SEO, writing, content creation
Gain practical experience in SEO within social businesses in Cape Town
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SEO Content Writing Internship in tourism

Open for applications

SEO Tourism Content Writing Internship

  • Min. 6 weeks
  • Cape Town, South Africa OR Remote
  • Creative writing, SEO, Social Media, Blogging
Sharpen your writing skills and learn to write content that is creative and optimized for search engines.
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Communications Internship

Last minute

Communications Internship

  • 8-26 weeks
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Communications, Social Media, Digital Marketing, Writing
Join our team at Roots and assist with managing and developing our communications channels.
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