Social Development and Human Rights Internships Africa

Looking to gain some work experience in the human rights field? We’re excited to offer a diverse range of inspiring internships with social and humanitarian charities in South Africa. These internships focus on a wide range of social development issues, including female empowerment, skill development, refugee issues, human rights, and human resources. Though applications are open to anyone, these internships are particularly suitable for students of sociology, psychology, international development, human rights law, international law, or related fields. As an intern, you’ll gain valuable work experience at a grassroots level – and you’ll get to spend some time in the incredibly vibrant and stunning city of Cape Town!

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Browse our Social Development and Human Rights Internships:

Teaching Internship

  • Destination Banda Island, Uganda
  • Type of Organization Nonprofit
  • Work Focus Community Development, Education
  • Length of Internship 3-6 months
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Education and Pedagogy Internship in Kenya

  • Destination Kisumu, Kenya
  • Type of Organization Nonprofit, Education
  • Work Focus Education, Pedagogy
  • Length of Internship 12 weeks or longer
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NGO Management Internship in Kenya

  • Destination Kisumu, Kenya
  • Type of Organization Nonprofit, Education
  • Work Focus NGO Management, all-round position
  • Length of Internship 12 weeks or longer
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Social Work and Psychology Internship in Kenya

  • Destination Kisumu, Kenya
  • Type of Organization Nonprofit, Education
  • Work Focus Social Work, Psychology
  • Length of Internship 12 weeks or longer
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Social Work and Psychology Internship

  • Destination Cape Town, South Africa
  • Type of organization Nonprofit, community projects
  • Work focus Early childhood development, social work, psychology
  • Length of internship 2-12 months
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Migrants and Refugee Charity Internship

  • Destination Cape Town
  • Type of Organization Nonprofit
  • Work focus Refugees and migrants, Assist with daily operations, all-round
  • Length of internship minimum 3 months
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Employment Access and Skills Development Internship

  • Destination Cape Town
  • Type of Organization Nonprofit
  • Work focus Refugees and migrants, skills development, monitoring and reporting
  • Length of internship 5-6 months
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Women's Platform Internship

  • Destination Cape Town
  • Type of Organization Nonprofit
  • Work focus Female empowerment, business development, communication, coordination
  • Length of internship 5-6 months
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Communications Internship

  • Destination Cape Town
  • Type of Organization Nonprofit
  • Work focus Communications, social media, digital marketing, writing
  • Length of internship Minimum 3 months
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Advocacy and Human Rights Internship

  • Destination Cape Town
  • Type of Organization Nonprofit
  • Work focus Human rights, refugee law & migration issues
  • Length of internship 6 months
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English School Assistant

  • Destination Cape Town
  • Type of Organization Nonprofit
  • Work focus English teaching, coordination, administration
  • Length of internship minimum 4 months
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