Cape Town, South Africa

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!

Internship Opportunities

Gain professional work experience against the backdrop of one of the most beautiful cities in the world!

Intern in Cape Town

Volunteer Programs

Immerse yourself in, while giving back to, this thriving African melting pot as an international volunteer!

Volunteer in Cape Town

My Child Life Practicum experience in Cape Town, South Africa was beyond anything I could have ever imagined. I started my adventure to Cape Town by myself, did not know a single person in the Child Life program, and said yes to living in a country I had neve...

Child Life Program, Texas Woman's University

Doing my Child Life Practicum in Cape Town, South Africa, is something I will treasure forever. Not only did the Child Life Practicum give me valuable experience in a different healthcare setting, but also cultural experiences I would not have had in the USA....

Child Life Program , University of Missouri

My time in Cape Town will forever hold a sincere place in my heart. As much as I would like to capture the essence of the experience into a few simple sentences, it is something only to be fully understood through being there in person. The indescribable feeli...

Social Work Intern, Thompson Rivers University

Coming to Cape Town, South Africa for the first time I did not know what to expect, but this journey was everything I could have hoped for. I climbed mountains, I dived with sharks, I went surfing, I went to several braais (barbeques) and really learned so muc...

Journalism Intern, Michigan State University

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

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