The following videos explain the various aspects of the VACorps internship experience much better than words ever will! If you are seriously considering participation in our program, we recommend that you watch as many of these videos as possible to develop a visual understanding of what to expect during your internship in Cape Town, South Africa.
Cape Town is the ultimate destination for an international internship experience. If this video has you ready to pack your bags and travel to South Africa, click here to start your journey!
Why would you choose our internship program? Learn more about our unique program structure in this video.
The VACorps South African Culture Series is one of the highlights of our program. On Monday evenings and during special holidays, VACorps interns gather for interactive lectures that explore the country’s unique culture.
Watch three participants discuss their professional internship experiences in Cape Town, the world’s most beautiful city! The participants featured in this video joined VACorps via our partnership with CISabroad.
Learn more about Observatory, Cape Town, the neighborhood where you will be living during your internship.
Meet the VACorps team and learn more about how they find your internship in Cape Town.
We offer optional weekly activities that will allow you to explore the city’s incredible natural beauty and vibrant local culture.
Learn more about our internship program housing options.
Learn more about business and entrepreneurship internship opportunities in Cape Town.
Watch VACorps participant, Kaitlyn Manktelow, discuss her journalism internship experience at Cape Town TV.
Gemma Smith discusses her experience as a social worker at the Cape Town Town Refugee Centre (CTRC). Gemma supported refugees and asylum seekers during her stay in South Africa as a participant of the VACorps internship program.
Ricky Lydon discusses his experience as a marketing and event management intern in Cape Town, South Africa with VACorps.
In this video, participants Melissa Colon and Carrie Smalls discuss their OT and nursing internship experiences at the Sarah Fox Children’s Convalescent Home for Children, located in Cape Town, South Africa.
Esther Ogilvy, from Adelaide, Australia, discusses the highlights of her counseling internship in Cape Town, South Africa.
Watch Eden Gordon talk about her art therapy internship in Cape Town, South Africa. Eden participated in the program via World Internships, one of VACorps program partners.
Scott Sommers discusses his sustainability and conservation internship with VACorps
Meet Alesis Jessop as she discusses her nutrition internship experience with VACorps.
Hillary Polis participated in a marine conservation internship with VACorps. Learn more about her internship and her various adventures in Cape Town.
Meet Omar Daabies, a public health intern and future healthcare professional. Learn more about Omar’s internship highlights in this video.
Meet Steph Turner, who worked in the fast-paced South African film industry. She details her experiences in this life-changing internship.
Matt Meredith participated in an epidemiology internship in Cape Town through VACorps and the Hickley Institute of Politics.
Advertising major Tashia Davis discusses her internship experience at an ad agency in Cape Town, South Africa.
Max Thedy interned with the law enforcement arm of the South African National Parks. We follow him in the field during a typical day at his internship site.