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An aerial shot of Table Mountain and the Cape Peninsula in Cape Town South Africa

Program at a Glance

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Country South Africa
City Cape Town
Class Level So, Jr, Sr
Experience Type Internship
Minimum GPA 2.5
Term Summer
Taught In English
Language Prereq no
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About The Program

Cape Town is the commercial and industrial hub of South Africa. Set between the ocean and mountains, Cape Town is home to regional headquarters for many companies, nonprofits, and non-governmental organizations. Over 8 weeks, leverage an internship into a global career in sectors like microfinance, medicine, and marketing. Chart your progress during your internship and covers topics like international networking and intercultural communication. Take a break from the program to discover luxurious beaches, breathtaking mountain and coastal vistas, and Cape Town nightlife. 

Where you'll study

The CIEE study center is located near the University of Cape Town. Public transportation, a short walk from the study center, whisks you to your internship site. Orientations, networking events, and meetings with internship supervisors are held at the study center and local organizations.