Tag: Event Management Internship

Are you looking for an awesome Event Management internship in Cape Town? Look no further! Roots Interns offers amazing opportunities at multiple nonprofit organizations in Cape Town.

Many of our partners regularly organize events to support their mission. Are you one of those people who loves to organize and coordinate? Would you like to get work experience in events production, event marketing, or project management? As an intern, you’ll gain valuable work experience. At the same time, you’ll contribute to a worthwhile social or environmental cause! Besides, you get to live and work in a beautiful city in Africa.

Expand your comfort zone and let’s find your Event Management internship that matters together! Feel free to contact us to explore the options.


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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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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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Hendrik’s Event Management Internship in Cape Town

Hendrik decided to take a year off and gained valuable working experience during his event management internship at an environmental NGO in South Africa. Together with a passionate and energetic team, he spent weeks with preparations for his absolute highlight: helping to set up and execute Africa’s biggest Reforest festival.

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The best Moments during my Event Coordination Internship in Cape Town

Study abroad for one semester or do an internship? Maren combined the best out of these two options and did her internship abroad. The Events Coordination Internship with Greenpop sounded like the right opportunity to combine the environmental part of her studies while at the same learning about event management and environmental activation. Read about her experience.

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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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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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Two different views on an Event Production Internship

The Interns Lisa and Anton did an Event Production Internship with Greenpop. Lisa finished her UG degree in International Business Management and worked as an administrator in a youth center before joining Greenpop. Anton finished his high school degree and felt the need of taking some time off to help out and gain diverse experiences abroad. We spoke to them about their intern experience in South Africa.

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Letter from an Event Management Intern in Cape Town

Alessandra spent three months in Cape Town working as an event management assistant for a nonprofit. She worked backstage at one of the biggest rock festivals, stepped out of her comfort zone. It turned out to be more than an internship. It was a life experience!

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A day in the life of a Greenpop Events intern during Rocking the Daisies

Rocking the Intern! Meet Anton, Alessandra and Anri. They joined the Greenpop team for an NGO Event Coordinator Internship and played a big role in hosting Greenpop’s Green Village at South Africa’s biggest music festival, Rocking the Daisies 2017.

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