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So far Margaret Connors has created 26 blog entries.

Noah Goldman – North Carolina, USA (2018)

Noah joined the VACorps program in June 2018 and participated in a Human Rights internship. "I chose to come to Cape Town because it was a good opportunity to add hands-on experience to my studies (political science) and to see a lot of my family that lives here in Cape Town. It was the perfect [...]

Shelby Erdahl – Montana, US (2018)

  Shelby joined the VACorps program in May 2018 and participated in a Physical Therapy Placement. "I chose Cape Town as a place to study abroad because it was somewhere that I had always wanted to go and seemed to have the highest guarantee of an experience greatly different than anything I could experience [...]

Kelly Willard – California, USA (2018)

Kelly participated in an occupational therapy internship in Cape Town with VACorps in 2018. "Interning in Cape Town at a children's rehabilitation hospital has been truly incredible. I am so thankful that VACorps was able to place me at my preferred site and have loved getting to know the rehabilitation care workers, patients and nurses. [...]

Courtney Romatz – Michigan, USA (2018)

Courtney participated in an occupational therapy internship in Cape Town with VACorps in 2018. "I have always wanted to travel to Africa, so when I was looking into VACorps this seemed like a great opportunity to do so. I was extremely excited but also a little scared to come here alone, but it has been [...]

Hannah Whitmore – South Carolina, USA (2018)

Hannah participated in a marketing internship in Cape Town with VACorps in 2018. "I've been wanting to come to Cape Town for as long as I can remember, so when I heard about VACorps I was so excited for the chance to intern in this wonderful city. At my site I learned valuable skills that [...]

Brendan Kouns – Texas, USA (2018)

Brendan participated in a custom internship in healthcare administration in Cape Town with VACorps in 2018. "I am not one to make decisions without doing my research first. I knew I wanted to do an internship abroad so I started to look at different internships abroad. All the internships that I first looked at were [...]

Eleni Kittakis – Athens, Greece (2018)

Eleni participated in a social work internship in Cape Town with VACorps in 2018. "I am considering going to Grad School for a Master's in Social Work and wanted to get more experience in the field before committing. I found VACorps, a program which gave me the opportunity to intern in any field, tries to [...]

Savannah Phillips – Georgia, USA (2018)

Savannah participated in a medical internship in Cape Town with VACorps in 2018. "I had a couple of friends back home who had previously participated in the VACorps program and had recommended it to me as a really great program for Pre-Health intent. What I didn't realize is how much Cape Town, the people, the [...]

Jessica Deer – New Jersey, USA (2018)

Jessica participated in a counseling & psychology internship in Cape Town with VACorps in 2018."When looking for summer plans after my second year of college, I was drawn to Africa; the culture, the language, I knew it would be very different from my home and other places I've travelled. I found VACorps and that's how [...]

Allison Angelidis – California, USA (2018)

"I decided Cape Town was the best place for my internship because of my passion for human rights work and my interest in South Africa's history. I completed a human rights internship working specifically with policing in Khayelitsha, an informal settlement near the city, to implement the progressive yet neglected constitution that stands not as [...]

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