Tag: Communications Internship

Are you looking for an awesome Content Writing or Communications Internship with an NGO in Africa? And are you studying communications, journalism, marketing, or would like to get started with something in the field? Then this might be the perfect opportunity for you!

Our internships offer valuable experience in areas like content writing, creative writing, social media management, web management, and PR. Also, we always tailor them to your skillset and learning outcomes!

Doing a Communications internship with an NGO or social enterprise means you’ll make a difference on a grassroots level. Besides, you will get to explore stunning parts of the world and be part of a large community of interns around the world.

Read about the experiences of our previous interns doing a Communications internship below. Start making your impact now!

Intern Story: Laura’s Communication Internship in Cape Town

This internship was the best thing I could have asked for. Roots was like a second family to me, always there if I wasn’t sure about something, but also encouraging everyone to make the most of their time here. I loved every minute here and would definitely like to come back to see more of the beautiful South Africa!

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Paula Lindenberg reading Projekt Ubuntu Center Cape Town Masiphumelele

Intern Life at a Daycare Center in Cape Town

As a Communications and Marketing intern here at Roots, I have learned about many impactful NGOs making a real difference in the local communities. One of those organizations is Projekt Ubuntu: a project in the township of Masiphumelele, about 40 minutes from the City of Cape Town. They have a big daycare center hosting about 60 children a day, called the Ubuntu Center.

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Girl reading book from library the bookery

Partner Profile: The Bookery

Roots Interns works with many amazing nonprofits and social enterprises with ethical and sustainable practices. These are all organizations that are adding valuable contributions to community programs, conservation efforts, or local and green economies. Today we’re highlighting The Bookery, a library nonprofit aiming to put a library in every public school in South Africa.

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Mallorie Davis Psychology Internship Projekt Ubuntu Cape Town South Africa

Current Openings for Internships in Africa

Don’t stress about finding a last minute internship placement abroad, we have you covered. We have placements open starting in January 2020. We’ll even help you prepare for your trip so you can enjoy the holidays instead of stressing about your travel to Africa!

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Projekt Ubuntu Centre Cape Town South Africa Children

Partner Profile: Projekt Ubuntu

Roots 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 Projekt Ubuntu, a daycare center teaching both our local communities and international volunteers about the principle of humanity.

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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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Hannah VInckers Communications Intern Greenpop Cape Town

My Six Month Communications Internship with Greenpop

Inspired by their Eden Festival of Action, Hanna reached out to Greenpop to do a Communications Internship for her schooling. Moving to a new city and country for six months was intimidating, but she found a way to make it feel like home.

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Interns Cape Town - Tom Vinke

My Incredible Communications and Marketing Internship in Cape Town

Tom Vinke did a 20-week internship with Roots Interns, which allowed him to experience all of the organisations that Roots works with. This insight into the non profit sector was very valuable for Tom. Read about his time in Cape Town!

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