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Event Coordination Intern Cassie at the Hogsback Festival of Trees

Cassandre from France is doing her Event Coordination Internship with Greenpop, an environmental NGO in Cape Town. Greenpop runs planting and eco-education projects around southern Africa including environmental festivals. As part of Greenpop’s event team, Cassie spent two weeks working on the Hogsback Festival of Trees and exploring South Africa at the same time.

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The Spirit of Ubuntu in a Township in Cape Town

Our Communication and Marketing Intern, Marie, joined Projekt Ubuntu for one day. Projekt Ubuntu is a community project providing resources to the people of Masiphumelele, a township on the outskirts of Cape Town. During her day with the organization, Marie experienced the positive dynamics that shape both the community members and the interns and volunteers.

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A Food Security Internship for more nutritious School Meals

We checked in with Caroline, a Food Security and Urban Farming Intern with Urban Harvest in Cape Town. During the day we’ve spent with her, we had a glimpse into her meaningful work but also saw the challenges she is facing while trying to make an impact.

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6 steps to find the right Internship abroad

You want to do an internship? That’s great! There is a whole world open to you which means there are many options and opportunities. However, it also means you have to find and choose between all these options. It can be difficult, especially if you are at the very first “I want to do an internship” phase. As a Communications and Marketing Intern with Roots, I did my fair share of research into the questions and problems students are facing when searching for an internship abroad…

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An Interview with a Fundraising Intern in South Africa

We checked in with Harold, who did a Fundraising Internship in Cape Town, South Africa. He worked with Greenpop, an environmental NGO that focuses on tree planting and promoting a sustainable lifestyle. Harold, who is a student from France, told us about his internship experiences in an interview…

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My Creative Writing Summer Internship in Cape Town

Abdul from Syria shared his experiences of his Summer internship in Cape Town with us. It was his second non-profit internship this year and he also used to volunteer in Refugee camps and for other NGO’s in Lebanon where he studies Business at the University of Beirut. He was looking for a summer internship to spend his time in a meaningful way while exploring other cultures…

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Behind The Scenes: A Media Internship with an NGO in Cape Town

Media has a huge influence on our lives today. Different from the corporate world, NGO’s make use of the Media to raise awareness about certain issues and bring across change. We wanted to learn about the impact you can make as a Media Intern with a non-profit and sent our very own Communications and Marketing Intern to job-shadow Christina for a day. She is doing a Videography Internship and is working on a special project right now…

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Six months with Greenpop for my Event Coordination Internship in Cape Town

As part of her studies International Business, Juliette was looking for an experience in project management or communications in the sustainable development field. And although she felt she maybe was more qualified for a communications internship, she really preferred to get more experience in event coordination.

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Meet the Intern: Theo, Marketing and Fundraising Internship in Cape Town

Theo did his Marketing and Fundraising Internship with Greenpop, an environmental NGO based in Cape Town. He had never been to Africa before, so he was very excited about interning with an organization that has such a positive impact on the environment. He expected to learn a lot about marketing and running campaigns for a non-profit. What he didn’t expect was to actually spend 5 weeks of his internship working on a festival and sleeping in a tent…

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