Project Description

Engineering Internships Abroad in Cape Town

VACorps engineering internships abroad in Cape Town are some of the more competitive and prestigious internship positions offered by our program. By participating in an engineering internship in South Africa, you will work alongside established South African engineers and gain international internship experience in a country that is home to many of Africa’s leading engineering firms.

Candidates for our engineering internships are expected to have a strong theoretical understanding of engineering and/or prior experience working on engineering projects. Our most rewarding internships involve work in the sustainability sector (watch video above). We have placed program participants at internship sites in the following engineering fields:

  • Sustainable (Solar & Wind) Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechatronic Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Robotics & Aeronautical Engineering
  • Landscape Design & Architecture
  • Biotech Engineering

Contact us today to learn how you can apply for a Cape Town engineering internship.

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Meet past participants:

Kayla Bense – North Dekota, USA (2019)

Kayla is studying mechanical engineering at the University of North Dakota. She joined the VACorps Program in July 2019 and participated in an Engineering Internship at a private company that specializes in producing battery [...]

Mahbub A – London, UK (2018)

Mahbub recently completed his BEng (Hons) in Aerospace Engineering at the Queen Mary University of London.  He joined the VACorps Program in 2018 and participated in an engineering internship.  "Honestly, coming to Cape Town [...]

Ayanda Situmane – Cape Town, South Africa (2018)

Ayanda (pictured center) is studying Mechatronics at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.  He joined the VACorps program in June 2018 and participated in an engineering internship.  “I loved communicating with the other international interns [...]

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