Category: Finding your internship

Do you believe that doing an internship in Africa would be a great opportunity for you? Great! It’s now time to start finding the right internship for you.

Check out our blog posts, full of suggestions on how to find your internship. Read all about the different locations in Africa we offer internships at, all of our partners, and the different areas you could intern in. Think about marketing, communications, events production, media, design, fundraising, environmental management, project management or many other things.

Be inspired, and feel free to contact us or visit our internships page if you have gotten excited.

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Why Joining a Photography Project or Internship in Africa is a Great Idea

If you’re a keen photographer looking for an exciting opportunity to sharpen your skills, expand your portfolio, and contribute to social development work, you might be the perfect candidate for one of our photography projects in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Urban Harvest world food day food security internship

#WorldFoodDay: Internships fighting for #ZeroHunger

Wednesday the 16th of October, it’s #WorldFoodDay. It promotes awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure healthy diets for all. Achieving Zero Hunger by 2030 – one of the UN goals – is not only about feeding the hungry. It’s also about nourishing people, by calling for action across sectors to make healthy and sustainable diets affordable and accessible to everyone. Today, I’m taking you with me while exploring the different NGO internships fighting for #ZeroHunger.

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Penda Photo Tours Non Profit

Partner Profile: Penda Trust

Roots Interns partners with NGOs and small start-up companies with ethical and sustainable practices; all organizations that are adding valuable contributions to community programs, conservation efforts, or local and green economies. One of them is Penda Trust, a non-profit creating a positive impact through photography.

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Digital Butter Johannesburg South Africa Marketing Communication

Partner Profile: Digital Butter

Digital Butter is a digital marketing organization in South Africa, helping its nonprofit partners engage with their fans and spread what they are doing. Check out their partner profile to read more about this amazing organization.

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NGO Management Internship

How to Find the Right Internship in Africa

Dreaming of Africa for your internship but don’t know where to start looking? It’s a big continent, and we understand that it can be intimidating to start your search for the perfect work placement. Here are some tips to help you begin your search for the right internship in Africa!

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Why go Abroad for your Marketing Internship?

Many Marketing students have to do an internship at some point. But when the time comes to find an internship, it might still be hard to decide where you want to go. Maybe you already considered going abroad, but if you’re still doubting, read further to find out five reasons why going abroad for your Marketing internship is a great idea.

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Two interns with South African Flag

Eight Reasons to do your next Internship in South Africa

Are you searching for an internship abroad? Why not go to South Africa? We give you eight reasons why this amazing country is your next internship destination!

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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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Monkeybiz volunteer work

Partner Profile: Monkeybiz

Roots partners with NGOs and small start-up companies with ethical and sustainable practices; all organisations that are adding valuable contributions towards community programs, conservation efforts, or local and green economies. One of them is Monkeybiz, a non-profit reviving the tradition of African beadwork by empowering women financially and making artists out of crafters.

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