Laila Wheeler is studying Public Affairs, Education, and Sociology at the University of California Los Angeles. She participated in a human rights internship from June - August of 2023. "Traveling to Cape Town was genuinely the most transformative experience of my life thus far. From exploring new environments to going on exhilarating adventures, nothing compares [...]
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Innogen joined the VACorps Program as part of her Gap Year in January 2023 and participated in an internship at a local school for learners from Zimbabwe who are attempting to integrate into the South African education system. "VACorps is a magnificent program located in a magnificent city. When I leave I will have been [...]
Avital joined the VACorps PRogram as part of her Gap Year in January 2023 and participated in an internship at an NGO that supports and serves underprivileged communities in one of Cape Town's townships. "It was a joy to be part of the VACorps program. My time in Cape Town was extraordinarily special, in [...]
Will joined the VACorps Program in January 2023, as part of his GAP year, and participated in an internship at an eco-tourism company in Cape Town. "My experience with VAC has definitely been life-changing. Through my internship, I learned so much about the eco-tourism industry as well as how the workspace in another county [...]
Clancy recently completed her BA in Human Services Studies at Elon University. She joined the VACorps program in September 2022, and participate in an internship at an NGO that supports refugees in Cape Town. "I cannot begin to say how grateful I am for my time in Cape Town and VACorps. I chose to [...]
Dylan joined the VACorps program in January 2023 as part of his Gap Year and participated in a human rights law internship. "Cape Town and the VACorps have provided a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and experience for me. I came here as part of my process of deciding where my next step in life is, and [...]
Sam joined the VACorps program in January 2023 and participated in a public health and counseling internship at an NGO that supports mothers and children. "I didn't know what to expect before leaving for South Africa, but VACorps truly exceeded all of my expectations. I appreciate the amount of freedom that VAC grants its [...]
Alena joined the VACorps program n January 2023 as part of her Gap year and participated in a journalism internship at a local radio station. "During my gap year with VACorps in Cape Town, I've explored the unknown and stepped outside of my comfort zone. I've accomplished things that have scared me and have [...]
Carson joined the VACorps Program in January 2023 as part of his Gap year and participated in an internship at a bike shop. "Interning in Cape Town was such a great experience! The city is incredible and there’s so much to do. I spent a lot of my free time outdoors exploring the beautiful [...]
Sara is studying Occupational Therapy at St George's University of London. She joined the VACorps program on January 2023 and participated in an OT internship at an NGO home for adults with intellectual disabilities and challenging behavior. "I spent 2 months interning in Cape Town to complete a fieldwork placement for my Occupational Therapy [...]