Internships in Cape Town, South Africa with Connect-123!

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South Africa: Cape Town (Kaapstad)


Make your resume stand out against all the others with an internship in Cape Town, South Africa! Connect-123 helps those looking to add international work experience to their background find the perfect placement in this amazing city. Opportunities are available in business, entrepreneurship, human rights, economic development, health care, public health, education and many more! With onsite advisors, Connect-123 has created a wide range of contacts with organizations and businesses throughout the city so they can find what you're looking for.

Cape Town is consistently rated one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with its white sandy beaches, scenic hiking trails, and spectacular ocean and mountain views. Cape Town has something for everyone from nature lovers to adventure enthusiasts to city dwellers and culture vultures!


1. Gain international professional experience that aligns with your career goals with a specialized internship placement.

2. Connect-123 offers career development meetings and workshops, resume and interview guidance, and access to our extensive alumni network.

3. Live in Connect-123 housing which is a centrally located apartment building with 24 hour security, a pool, and spectacular views!

4. Immerse into South Africa society through trips to local markets and festivals with the help of onsite advisors. Planned events and excursions include a local Braai, surfing lessons, or a trip to Cape Point and Boulders Beach.

5. Both start dates and durations are flexible, any time of year, according to your schedule. Our average program duration is two months, and depending on your availability, internships can range from one to six months.


Throughout the year


Connect-123 internships are tailor-made for students, graduates, and professionals in any field. Based on your specific interests and goals, we will find a unique opportunity that best meets your needs.

Intern Types

  • Accounting
  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Business Admin, Management
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering (Chemical)
  • Engineering (Civil)
  • Engineering (Mechanical)
  • Engineering (Electrical)
  • Environmental Management
  • Finance
  • Fourth World Studies
  • Geology
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Sciences
  • Hotel/Restaurant/Hospitality
  • Human Resources
  • Industrial Psychology
  • Information Systems
  • International Relations
  • Journalism
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Law
  • Marine Science
  • Marketing, Ad, PR
  • Medicine
  • National Park Employment
  • Nursing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Photography
  • Political Science/Politics
  • Public Admin, Public Pol, Govt
  • Social Work
  • Technology
  • Tourism
  • Women's Studies
  • Zoology & Wildlife Sciences


  • English

Cost in US$:

USD 1795

Program Fees Include:

Connect-123's program fee includes the following:

- creating a tailor-made internship that specifically meets your needs
- arranging secure, high quality, centrally located accommodation based on your budget
- assisting with local transport, from providing advice on public transport routes to arranging long-term car hire
- airport meet and greet service
- a complete South Africa preparation and orientation information pack
- a comprehensive orientation on arrival and free ticket for a guided city bus tour, that highlights all that Cape Town has to offer
- advice and mentoring before, during, and after your stay
- access to our social program and discounts on tourist activities
- 24/7 emergency support and hands-on assistance


Connect-123 arranges unpaid internships for students and professionals looking to gain valuable work experience in Cape Town. South African law prohibits non-residents from receiving any income during their stay in South Africa without a valid work permit.

Experience Required


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

one week

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Job and Internship Network