1557 Ogden St. Suite 5 Denver, CO 80218 United States
South Africa: Cape Town (Kaapstad)
Throughout the year
dates are flexible
Cape Town is an urban center, and the central business district buzzes with life at the foot of Table Mountain. If you don't see your area of interest listed below, feel free to inquire - Cape Town offers a wide variety of internship opportunities in and around the city!
Animal Programs - Specific placements are available working with monkeys, ostriches, penguins, birds, cheetahs, great white sharks, reptiles or on a horse farm.
Non-Profit Management and Development - There are literally thousands of NGO's in and around Cape Town that are working to provide services. Positions are available with literacy campaigns, HIV/AIDS clinics, orphanages, and public health education programs.
Engineering Internships - Here are some of the possibilities: Solar engineering, civil or steel construction engineering, yacht building, mechanical engineering, water and wastewater engineering, Administration, HR, Software Development/IT, Finance/cost accounting in an Engineering firm.
Marketing, Media, and Graphic Design - Positions with some of the top advertising firms in Cape Town are open to serious, upper-level students and entry level applicants with graphic design ability. Interns assist with print, radio, commercials, and events.
Tourism, Leisure, and Sports Management - An internship with an adventure tour company, sports and cultural events organization, or safari company is a great way to gain real world experience and meet visitors from all over the world.
Fashion - Rare opportunities are available with successful local clothing designers assisting with the design, manufacture and retail approach to their lines.
Famous for its sparkling white sand beaches, diverse African wildlife, exciting outdoor sports and multicultural population, South Africa is a colorful country brimming with excitement and adventure. Participants share accommodations in nice neighborhoods in the city centre.
For specialized internships, some previous experience or related education is helpful. The time commitment is 2 months. Interns must be 18 and fluent in English.
Program Fee is USD695, rent ranges from USD300-USD350 a month
This fee is a one time fee that remains the same no matter how long participants stay with the program. Housing is not included in the program fee. Participants share houses and apartments in safe neighborhoods all over the city. Rent is due monthly: USD250 to USD350 per month depending on where the participant stays. Rent is paid in South Africa. No meals are included with the accommodations, but each apartment or house has a full kitchen for participants to use.
ELI's full name, Experiential Learning International, reflects our philosophy. We believe that the most compelling life lessons come through experience, and that international experiences are among the most profound influences on our sense of self and our view of the world. ELI facilitates flexible international learning programs for independent travelers by partnering with local organizations to give participants the opportunity to experience and contribute to sustainable ongoing local projects throughout the world.