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Internships in South Africa

South Africa Internships

Intern in South Africa with Intern Abroad HQ and discover the country’s natural beauty, excellent surfing, incredible ‘Big 5’ wildlife, and diversity of culture and ethnic groups. Choose from a huge range of short-term internship programs in Cape Town, including diverse placements within the fields of Business, Health, Psychology, Human Rights Law, Social Work, and more. We also offer a special selection of Conservation internships in some of South Africa’s top national parks in the fields of Reserve Management & Research, GIS Specialization, and Marine Biology. With affordable fees and top rated programs, Intern Abroad HQ offers the best internship opportunities in South Africa for students, graduates, career changers, and gap year travelers!

  • Program Fees from US$1,495 for 2 weeks
  • Includes arrangement of your placement, airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, and 24/7 in-country support
  • Accommodation in shared lodging

  • Based in Cape Town, Kruger National Park, Gondwana Game Reserve & Sodwana Bay

  • Internships begin every Monday

Explore internships in South Africa
Fully hosted experience from US$1,495
Includes shared lodging accommodation
Start dates every Monday
Intern for 2 to 24 Weeks
Go on safari & discover wildlife
Get job-ready with our Experiential Learning Curriculum
Internships align with UN Sustainable Development Goals

Internship opportunities

Event Planning
Cape Town
Event Planning Internships in Cape Town
Internship Abroad in South Africa

Hands-on Event Planning internships in South Africa. Gain events experience planning & implementing real life events such as parties, weddings & conferences.

GIS Specialization for Environmental Conservation
South Africa - Reserves & National Parks
GIS Specialization for Environmental Conservation at Gondwana Game Reserve in South Africa
Internship Abroad in South Africa - Reserves & National Parks

Interns will learn how to use GIS software, collect GIS data on the ground, and apply data and skills to solve real-world African conservation issues.

Journalism & Public Relations
Cape Town
Journalism & Public Relations Internships Cape Town South Africa
Internship Abroad in South Africa

Hands-on Journalism & Public Relations Internships in South Africa. Intern as a journalist contributing to newspapers, magazines and news websites.

Marine Biology & Reef Conservation
South Africa - Reserves & National Parks
Internships at Sodwana Bay Marine National Park
Internship Abroad in South Africa - Reserves & National Parks

If you’re passionate about marine conservation, research and diving - or if you’ve always wanted to learn - this is the opportunity for you!

Marketing
Cape Town
Marketing & Communications Internships in Cape Town
Internship Abroad in South Africa

Marketing internships in Cape Town can include development of sales strategies, brand management, digital marketing, research and more.

Occupational Therapy
Cape Town
Occupational Therapy Internships in Cape Town South Africa
Internship Abroad in South Africa

Learn practical occupational therapy skills and life experience assisting qualified therapists in clinics, care facilities, hospitals and schools.

Physical Therapy
Cape Town
Physical Therapy Internships in Cape Town South Africa
Internship Abroad in South Africa

Physical Therapy internships offer the chance to learn by shadowing local therapists in day-to-day consultations with patients in Cape Town.

Public Health
Cape Town
Public Health Internships in Cape Town
Internship Abroad in South Africa

Customized Public Health Internships in Cape Town, South Africa, delivering public health programs and helping to develop health systems in the community.

Real Estate & Property Management
Cape Town
Real Estate & Property Management Internships in Cape Town South Africa
Internship Abroad in South Africa

Gain first hand experience in Real Estate & Property Management on an internship in South Africa. Learn from experienced professionals & assist with daily tasks.

Reserve Management & Research at Kruger National Park
South Africa - Reserves & National Parks
Internships at Balule Game Reserve at Kruger National Park
Internship Abroad in South Africa - Reserves & National Parks

Intern in Kruger National Park, where Reserve Management & Research interns develop reserve research while assisting with wildlife conservation efforts.

Start Up Entrepreneurship
Cape Town
Start Up Entrepreneurship Internships in Cape Town South Africa
Internship Abroad in South Africa

Interns gain valuable and transferable skills, working alongside start-up business owners of innovative new ventures across a broad range of industries.

Tourism & Hospitality
Cape Town
Tourism & Hospitality Internships in Cape Town South Africa
Internship Abroad in South Africa

Cape Town has previously been dubbed as the best place in the world to visit, so it’s the ideal spot for building your resume with a Tourism & Hospitality internship!

”I have a new found confidence after dipping my toes into an internship within my field of Social Work, and receiving positive feedback for all my hard work!”

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