My summer internship in Cape Town: A truly life-changing experience abroad

I believe internships are a gateway to the future for students getting ready to transition from college to the workplace. Getting real, hands-on work experience can prove life-changing. For me, I got a real chance to have my perspectives changed, skillsets diversified, and beliefs tested outside the classroom. Why did I choose a summer internship […]

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Working with teenagers in South Africa: My education internship abroad

Brooke Porter, a Robertson Scholar at Duke University, spent eight weeks in South Africa this summer. She completed an education internship in Cape Town at a non-profit organization that advocates for after-school programs to help vulnerable teenagers. We spoke with Brooke about her education internship and asked her how her time spent working with young South […]

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Healthcare internship in Cape Town: Ball State student gets hands-on work experience and lifelong memories

What struck Ball State University student Austin Neal most during his physical rehabilitation internship in Cape Town this summer was how much doctors and nurses were able to do with limited resources — and partially because of that, how much practical experience he received. “I was surprised at how hands-on my internship was,” Austin said […]

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Summer internships abroad change the lives of two Rhodes College Fellows

Rhodes College students Alex Schramkowski and Bryce Berry completed their summer internships in Cape Town. While they interned in two different fields — Bryce in finance and Alex at a cultural heritage institution — they both learned a lot about the world, and themselves. “This experience has taught me that my passions and aspirations can manifest […]

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Growing township economies: Lessons learned from internships in South Africa

Washington and Lee University rising juniors Jon Pezzi and William Hardage completed their internships in Cape Town, South Africa this summer as part of the W&L Shepherd Poverty Studies Program. The program’s summer internship gives exceptional students an opportunity to engage with multidimensional issues surrounding poverty in affected communities abroad. For Jon and Will, working […]

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Journalism internship in Cape Town: King’s College London Postgrad shares experience abroad

Giulia Monteleone completed her journalism internship in Cape Town, South Africa with Connect-123 and King’s College London last summer. We catch up with her and find out how her experience abroad impacted her study and career choices. Tell us about your journalism internship in Cape Town. What was the best part of your experience abroad? […]

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Apply today for the Cape Town Innovation Experienceship and future-proof your career

There’s no doubt about it – the future of the job market is changing. We’re seeing new job titles that didn’t exist a year ago; more employees are required to bridge multiple disciplines in their day-to-day work, and essential skills that were in demand in the past are being surpassed by the desperate need for […]

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Intern Abroad in Cape Town this Summer with King’s College and Connect-123

Are you a King’s College student looking to distinguish yourself in the global graduate market? Have you considered the impact an internship abroad could have on your career development? If the answer to both these questions is yes, we’ve got some good news. Connect-123 and the King’s College Global Internships Programme 360 Support stream offer […]

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Where Are They Now: Cape Town alum Max Fish shares her international work and travel experiences

In just over a year since her cardiothoracic internship in Cape Town, Maxine Fish has travelled various parts of the world, finished her graduate degree, and is back living abroad for work!  Where in the world are you currently located? I am currently employed by a British Consulting agency called Renoir Consulting, and am based out […]

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