Paulina Ochoa
Georgia, USA

“If there is anything I could let future interns know, it would be that this trip to Cape Town will be a memorable one and you’ll never want it to end. From the people I met, to the places I visited, this trip will forever be one of the best times in my life. I was here for 6 weeks, but if I could go back in time, I would stay so much longer. VACorps felt like a home away from home and the experiences were some of the most valuable moments in my life that has helped shape me into a better person. I hope to be back here very soon because it was the best time of my life that I will never forget and that I am forever grateful for.”

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Meet past participants:

Nick Newman, Ohio, USA (2022)

Nick is studying Business Economics and Finance at Ohio University. He joined the VACorps program in May 2022 and participated in a finance internship at a financial advisory firm.   “I chose Cape Town after […]

Drew Marshall, Connecticut, USA (2022)

Drew joined the VACorps program in February 2022 as part of his GAP year, and participated in an internship at a local surfboard manufacturing company. He attends University of Virginia and is majoring in […]

Leyla Theunissen, New York, USA (2021)

Leyla, pictured on the left, joined the VACorps program in 2021 and completed a business internship at an urban farming NGO as part of her GAP Year.  She will begin her studies at the […]

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