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South Africa is one of the most culturally diverse countries on earth; there’s no wonder it boasts eleven official languages! Cape Town is ONE of three capitals of South Africa, holding the country’s legislative branch. However, it’s not all business, Capetonians enjoy their city’s cutting edge art and vibrant music scenes alongside true culinary gems.
With as much cultural diversity as geographical diversity, Cape Town a city that truly has something for everyone. You can surf, climb Table Mountain, see penguins, visit the Cape Winelands, and have a culinary treat from a world-renowned restaurant all in one (extremely busy) day. Consistently ranked as one of the world’s top destinations, Cape Town is alive with possibility!
Immerse yourself in, while giving back to, this thriving African melting pot as an international volunteer!Volunteer in Cape Town
“ I've had a wonderful stay in Cape Town, South Africa. It is an amazing city! Connect-123 went above and beyond to get me this internship and without exaggerating, it has been one of the best experiences in my life! My program coordinator is absolutely wonderfu... ”Public Health Intern, CUNY - Center on Philanthropy & Civil Society
“ This opportunity gave me the drive I had been searching for to reach for my dreams. This was my first time being in a different country, but it was as if I was meant to be there. The moment you drive to the city center from the airport you see the diversity Ca... ”Environmental Law Intern, Michigan State University
“ I went into this experience unaware of what living in Cape Town would entail. I assumed it would be a good time, as did my roommates and other friends I met along the way, but I don’t think any of us had a clear idea of what to expect when travelling to Sout... ”Communications Intern, Rhodes College
“ My internship experience in Cape Town was the best five months of my life. As a nursing student, I worked in a pediatric orthopedic hospital and learned more than I thought possible. I was able to work with the children and learn nursing skills in the wards. A... ”Health Care Intern, Northeastern University
“ After graduating college, I knew that I wanted to travel and gain more life and work experience before finding a full time job. I’ve done a lot of traveling but chose Cape Town because it seemed so different from everywhere else I’ve been.Connect-123 h... ”Human Rights Intern, University of Texas at Austin
“ It is not an exaggeration to say that spending time in Cape Town was one of the best decisions that I have ever made. I could never have imagined the amount of perspective that I would gain in my two and a half months in South Africa. In addition to being a fa... ”Human Rights Intern, Michigan State University
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