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  • Locations: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
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  • Program Sponsor: Center for International Studies 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/15/2017
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Winter 2017 10/15/2017
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Calendar Year 2017 12/31/2017 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2018 03/30/2018 ** 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.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Majors: Accounting Majors, Anthropology Majors, Apparel Merchandising, Design & Production Management Majors, Architecture Majors, Art History Majors, Art Majors, Biochemistry Majors, Biology Majors, Botany Majors, Broadcast Journalism - Radio/TV/Film Majors, Business Majors, Chemistry Majors, Communications Majors, Computer Science Majors, Criminology Majors, Economics Majors, Education Majors, Engineering Majors, English Majors, Entrepreneurship & Family Business Majors, Enviromental Science Majors, Finance Majors, Foreign Languages & Literatures Majors, Geography Majors, Graphic Design Majors, History Majors, Hotel & Restaurant Management Majors, Human Resource Management Majors, Interior Design Majors, International Business Majors, Journalism Majors, Management Majors, Marine Biology Majors, Marketing Majors, Mathematics Majors, Music Majors, Nutrition & Food Science Majors, Philosophy Majors, Physics Majors, Political Science Majors, Psychology Majors, Religion Majors, Social Work Majors, Sociology Majors, Theatre Majors, Zoology Majors GPA: 2.5
Language of Instruction: English Housing: Apartment
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
Communications
Computer Science
Cultural Automotive Conservation
Environmental Conservation
Event Management
Export
Fashion
General Administration
Graphic Design
Human Resources
Import
Information Technology
Job Recruitment
Journalism
Law
Logistics
Market Research
Marketing
Marketing Media – TV, Radio, Photography, and Music
NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations)
Political Science
Politics
Print Media
Restaurants
Public Relations
Sales
Social Work
Sport and Leisure Tourism
Tourism


Highlights:
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.

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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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