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So far Margaret Connors has created 25 blog entries.

Janna Safran – California, USA (2018)

“I absolutely loved my time in Cape Town as a VACorps intern and I would do it over again in a heartbeat! While I was in Cape Town I completed a Public Health internship where I got to see and work on the behind the scenes logistics of building a tuberculosis research and intervention program. [...]

Meggin Kelley – Ohio, USA (2018)

“Choosing to come to Cape Town and complete an internship through VACorps was one of the best decisions I have made throughout my college career. I had high hopes of how this internship would make me grow as a person and when you push yourself outside of your comfort zone it is amazing how much [...]

Samantha Westmoreland — Springfield, Oregon USA (2018)

"I have always been intrigued by South African culture, which is why I chose to come Cape Town for my internship. I loved learning about the country's history and enjoyed connecting with the clients at my internship site. The people in Cape Town are incredibly kind and welcoming, and they make you feel like you [...]

Hollie Citerone – Pennsylvania, U.S.A. (2018)

Hollie participated in an Education Internship in Cape Town with VACorps in 2018. "I could write a novel about what I have learned while being in South Africa. I originally chose Cape Town for the amazing scenic views. I pictured myself laying on the beach, climbing mountains, and seeing wild animals. When I arrived, I [...]

Former VACorps Intern: Perspective and Advice

It has been a year and a half since I hopped on a plane and began my incredible journey that would become one of the most wonderful experiences of my life. I came to Cape Town as a VACorps intern to complete a journalism internship in June 2016. As I look back now, I’m able [...]