Project Description

Marketing Internships abroad in Cape Town

VACorps offers marketing internships within a wide range of sectors.  Opportunities exist within the marketing divisions of large corporations, marketing/PR agencies, non-profits and NGOs, social enterprises, startups, and entrepreneurial enterprises.  Marketing internships abroad with VACorps will give you the expereince you need to build on your existing skills, learn new ones and contribute to your host organization by engaging in relevant and impactful projects.

An overview of marketing internships in Cape Town

Marketing internships abroad in Cape Town are in high demand because companies and NGOs always have a need for interns with a marketing specialization. Whether you would like to apply our knowledge within a more traditional corporate environment or at a grassroots NGO, we will find you an internship where you will have a very active role of responsibilities. Marketing internships are best suited to candidates that are studying marketing, communications PR, Media or Advertising or have some industry experience in these fields.

Past VACorps interns have participated in the following marketing internship activities:

  • Managing the social media and online reputation of your host organization
  • Designing marketing strategies and reports
  • Working with the SEO/ web marketing division of a company
  • Work at an advertising agency
  • Working with a website optimization team
  • Events planning and functions
  • Writing weekly newsletters
  • Creating/managing videos and films that market the company

The benefits of doing your marketing internship abroad in South Africa

Experiential learning— Learn from the example of established industry professionals as you complete projects and tasks at your internship site.

Exposure to a new marketing culture— Study marketing strategies that are unique to South Africa.

Manage a diverse role of responsibilities— Marketing internships are often very busy and dynamic positions that will allow you to participate in a variety of different projects.

Learn how to source clients and make sales— Many of our marketing internship positions are located at smaller companies where you will be supervised by the director or founder of the organization. Through access to company leadership, you will learn about the business aspects of the marketing industry.

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Meet past participants:

  • Business Internship Cape Town

Andy L – Manila, Philippines (2019)

Andy is studying towards her  BSC Business Administration with a minor in Operations Management at Enderun College. She joined the VACorps Program in July 2019 and participated in a marketing and business internship at [...]

  • Marketing Internships in South Africa

Abigail M – South Carolina, USA (2019)

Abigail is a second-year B.A. Student Majoring in Business Marketing at the University of Georgia. She joined the VACorps Program in May 2019 and participated in a Marketing Internship at a local PR and [...]

  • Marketing Internships in South Africa

Carrie Sayre – Minnesota, USA (2018)

Carrie is studying Business Management and American studies at St. Olaf College. She joined the VACorps Program in May 2018 and participated in a marketing internship.  "I absolutely loved my time in Cape Town. [...]

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