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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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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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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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NGO Summer Internship combining nonprofit Working Experience with a visit to Africa

Going abroad for many people is an opportunity to not only gain valuable working experience but also to explore another part of the world. Before finishing his study International Management Alberto wanted to experience working in the nonprofit sector.  At the same time, he was really keen to visit Africa. The Marketing and Fundraising Internship with Penda fulfilled both wishes.

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A step-by-step preparation plan for an internship in Africa

We all know it can be stressful to make arrangements for an internship abroad. You might not know what to expect and there are so many things you need to think of. To help you out with your preparations we created an easy step-by-step internship preparation plan.

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Reflection on a Food Security and Urban Farming Summer Internship in Cape Town

Do you use your summer to relax and go on holiday or do you prefer to make a difference? For Brij doing his summer internship in Cape Town was a great way to integrate with the community, get gardening experience and be involved in education. Now, with his Food Security and Urban Farming Internship coming to an end, he looks back on his experience in South Africa.

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Motion Design and Videography Intern at an Environmental Festival

Ina contacted Roots Interns looking for an NGO internship opportunity where she could use her Motion design (Motion graphics, animation, and design) skills. She is a South African but grew up in Swaziland and is currently studying in the United States at Ringling College of Art and Design. The internship is part of her studies and we found a Media internship for her with environmental nonprofit Greenpop. In this blog post, she shares her experience with us.

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The Life of a Cape Town Intern

Julie is in Cape Town volunteering on a content writing internship for Penda Photo Tours. Hailing from the States, her life in South Africa is wholly different. From the culture, to the city life, here is life in Cape Town, South Africa through the eyes of an intern abroad.

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4 reasons to do an environmental internship in Cape Town

Would you like to get some hands on experiences how NGOs work and get involved in conservation and environmental issues? You would think this is not possible in a big city!? But it’s not true. This is your chance. Here are 4 reasons to take a relevant environmental internship opportunity in the heart of South African’s Mother City.


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