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  • Locations: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Full Calendar Year, Semester, Spring, Summer, Winter Break
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  • Program Sponsor: Center for International Studies 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 04/30/2019
Rolling Admission 06/01/2019 08/15/2019
Academic Year 2019-2020 05/31/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2020 06/07/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2019 07/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 08/26/2019 12/17/2019
Spring 2020 11/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/04/2020 05/20/2020
Full Calendar Year 2020-2021 12/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 06/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program: Third Party Program Type: Internship Abroad
GPA (Minimum Requirement): 2.5 Academic Areas of Study: Agriculture, Anthropology, Architecture and Design, Area Studies, Arts and Theatre, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communication, Journalism, and Media Studies, Computer Science, Consumer Science, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Gender and Sexual Studies, Geography, History, Law, Linguistics, Mathematics, Medicine, Organizational Studies, Other, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Religion and Divinity, Sciences, Social Work, Sociology
Language of Instruction: English Credit Hours: Apartment (Alone), Apartment (Shared)
Program Description:
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Program Information:

Intern for a semester, summer, or anywhere in between in Cape Town, South Africa!  There is a wide variety of internship placements available, so you will be able to find something that complements your professional and personal interests.  You will be living in the beautiful city of Cape Town, and will get to experience the South African culture through both your internship and your own exploration of the city.

Here are some things to expect while on this unique program:
  • Custom-designed internship placement.  The team in Cape Town is extremely well-connected in the area, and has been organizing internships for a number of years.  Their past experiences and on-going conntection-building mean you’ll be placed in the perfect internship!
  • Life in Cape Town.  Participants live and work within Cape Town.  You will be living with other interns, which means you can explore the beaches and famous landmarks like Table Mountain with company or on your own.
  • Land of Adventure.  Many people regard South Africa as the adventure capital of the world.  If you are interested in making a safari to see the Big 5, diving with great white sharks, or jumping off the highest bungee jump on the planet, then South Africa is for you!
Internship Placements:
The following are fields in which previous interns have been placed, but this list does not determine the availability of a placement in any particular field nor does it guarantee placements in any of these fields for any particular applicant:

Accounting/Bookkeeping Administration
Advertising Arts
Animal Protection
Computer Science
Cultural Automotive Conservation
Environmental Conservation
Event Management
General Administration
Graphic Design
Human Resources
Information Technology
Job Recruitment
Market Research
Marketing Media – TV, Radio, Photography, and Music
NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations)
Political Science
Print Media
Public Relations
Social Work
Sport and Leisure Tourism

There are many reasons to intern through our Intern in South Africa program, but here are a few of the key highlights that make this program unique.

Customized internship placement
•   Orientation program in and around Cape Town
•   Housing in a great location
•   A visit to Robben Island
•   Flexible duration: 8, 12 or 16 weeks

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