Matthew participated in a Film and Media Internship as part of his GAP year.  He had this to say about his experience:

“Along with my journey around the world, I knew I wanted to see more diverse cultures. Coming from New York and
traveling to Australia and New Zealand this past year you really get to learn a lot about the different cultures. Cape
Town has its up and downs but there’s always new places to see and new things to do. My internship was probably
my favorite throughout my journey. From working hands-on with editing films or doing graphic design, I can truly
secure what I want to do in the future. Moonsport Tv treated me like family and I thank them for that. My internship
being so close, there was always time for new activities. Through Vac with the culture series and Friday excursions,
you always are treated like family. Not to mention making new life long friends along the way, No matter how long
or short your stay is in Cape Town you will always have a different experience. From going on the garden route trip,
which I highly recommend, you truly get to experience a new side of the world. From the people here and my
roommates, I’ve learned so much about the different cultures around the world. Everyone has a different story and
it makes you want to help those who need it. In the end, this is Definity an opportunity you should take in life.”

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Meet past participants:

Emily Hayhurst – California, USA (2019)

Emily is from California and joined VACorps in January 2019 to participate in a communications and human rights internship.  She is currently studying a Bachelor of Arts Degree, majoring in communications and will be graduating [...]

Matthew Rodriguez – New York, USA (2019)

Matthew participated in a Film and Media Internship as part of his GAP year.  He had this to say about his experience: "Along with my journey around the world, I knew I wanted to see [...]

Jackie Berger – Michigan, USA (2018)

Jackie participated in a journalism internship in May 2018 through VACorps. "When I told my friends I would be spending 12 weeks of my summer in Africa, they thought I was crazy. However, looking back there is [...]

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