VACorps Testimonials

What is it like to be a participant of VACorps?

June 21st, 2018|

“I chose Cape Town for my internship destination because one of my best friends did a study abroad in Cape Town and loved the city. [...]

June 21st, 2018|

“I absolutely loved Cape Town and was shocked about how well I fit in and how quickly I got comfortable here! My experience at my [...]

June 21st, 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 [...]

June 21st, 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. [...]

June 13th, 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 [...]

June 12th, 2018|

"Where should I start? I had set out on a journey two years back exploring and integrating different kinds of global experiences starting from war [...]

May 22nd, 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 [...]

March 15th, 2018|

Aysegül participated in a counseling & psychology internship in Cape Town with VACorps in 2018. "I came to Cape Town to receive some answers to [...]

January 3rd, 2018|

I chose Cape Town as the place to intern abroad because I felt as if it could give me a new perspective on healthcare and [...]

December 6th, 2017|

I volunteered in South Africa in college and it was the first place I thought of when considering a conservation internship. As an aspiring conservationist, [...]

November 1st, 2017|

"The highlight of my Cape Town OT internship was the opportunity to learn from South African occupational therapists, as well as work independently with my [...]

October 12th, 2017|

Madhavi participated in a Human Rights & Public Health internship in Cape Town, in 2017. "The main reason I chose to intern in Cape Town is [...]

October 3rd, 2017|

"My internship experience helped me grow personally by giving me more patience and teaching me to recognize when to step up and take initiative. There [...]

October 3rd, 2017|

"I chose Cape Town because I had heard many nice things about it but also because I wanted to experience a different part of [...]

September 26th, 2017|

"I chose Cape Town because I knew it had culture and history that I wanted to get to know. I have always been interested in [...]

September 22nd, 2017|

"I will start by saying that Cape Town is the most beautiful city that I have ever visited. Waking up and immediately seeing the blue [...]

September 22nd, 2017|

"I choose Cape Town as a place to do my internship because of the location. It was a diverse city that is so rich in [...]

September 22nd, 2017|

"I've always been very interested in the idea of working in third world countries and Africa had always been a place I wanted to go. [...]

September 18th, 2017|

Nicolet, pictured above at center, participated in a broadcast journalism internship at a local television station in Cape Town. "I chose Cape Town as the [...]

September 18th, 2017|

"I chose Cape Town to intern abroad because I wanted to gain international working and living experience, and I wanted to immerse myself in a [...]

September 18th, 2017|

"Being an African Regional focus in my studies back in the states, it felt natural to intern in an African country if I was to [...]

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