Volunteering | Internships | Language Courses

WITH FIRST STEP ABROAD – STUDENT AND TRAVEL PLACEMENTS

VOLUNTEERING IN CAPE TOWN

SUPPORT ONE OF OUR PROJECTS AS A VOLUNTEER AND HAVE
THE MOST UNFORGETTABLE OR MEMORABLE EXPERIENCE

INTERNSHIP IN CAPE TOWN

BROADEN YOUR PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL HORIZON
AND GIVE YOUR CAREER THE INTERNATIONAL EDGE

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Experience Cape Town

with First Step Abroad

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Dreaming of living abroad for a few months? Come experience with First Step Abroad, one of the most amazing cities in the world while volunteering, doing an internship or learning English in Cape Town, South Africa!

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Internships in Cape Town

An internship in Cape Town (South Africa) presents an excellent opportunity to broaden your personal and professional horizon and to give your career the international edge. For those still studying and required to complete an internship as part of their training should use this opportunity to do an internship abroad.

South Africa, and in particular the trendy city of Cape Town, is known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and presents the perfect location for a stay abroad. The country has a relatively strong economy and a modern infrastructure and thus provides an ideal base for a professional training experience. Furthermore, many major national and international companies have settled in Cape Town and offer internships at their companies. Depending on your field of study and personal interest you can gain work experiences in different industries and improve your English skills at the same time.

First Step Abroad - Student and Travel Placements works with a number of well-known companies in Cape Town and surrounding areas and provides professional and high quality internships.

Due to its cultural diversity, Cape Town also offers an excellent opportunity for cultural exchange. It’s not by chance that South Africa is often referred to as the “rainbow nation”. With numerous different ethnic groups, South Africans forms one of the most complex and diverse population in the world. The cultural diversity is, amongst other things, also reflected in the fact that South Africa has 11 official languages, namely English, Afrikaans, isiXhosa, isiZulu, isiNdebele, Sesotho sa Leboa, Sesotho, Setswana, siSwati, Tshivenda and Xitsonga. Even though the government promotes all 11 languages, English is the language most commonly understood in South Africa. With English being the primary language of business and commerce, South Africa is also an ideal place for those who want to improve their English skills during their stay.

Not only does the cultural diversity make Cape Town a very unique and magical place, equally impressive are the magnificent sceneries and landscapes, the wealth of animals as well as the variety of leisure and adventure opportunities. Whether hiking, surfing, diving, kite-boarding, skydiving, shark diving, whale watching, a safari, etc. – Cape Town and surrounding areas offers exceptional and promising leisure opportunities.

The Importance of an Internship Abroad

An internship in Cape Town is your opportunity to gain work experience and insights into the working practices of companies in an English speaking environment.

Over the past decade many universities have made the completion of an internship compulsory. But also, when applying for a job, the proof of an internship, and thus work experience in the field of studies, can be a deciding factor for a successful job application.

In the context of global developments, it has also become increasingly important to improve your language skills and add international working experience and intercultural competencies to your CV.

Internship positions in Cape Town

First Step Abroad – Student and Travel Placement offers a variety of internship positions in Cape Town and surrounding areas. Whether in the field of architecture, business administration, economics, education, real estate, engineering, IT, science, law, psychology, social work, tourism, etc. – we will do our best to find you a suitable position.

Please email us for more information on our internship opportunities in Cape Town.

For more information please see the Application Process.

Susanne

We have successfully placed and supported over hundreds of volunteers, interns and language course students over the last ten years. Seeing them succeed in gaining international experiences and adapting to a new cultural environment is most rewarding. It is my passion to share my own volunteer experience with our programme participants and to help them gain intercultural experience.

Susanne
Managing Partner
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Cape Town’s diversity for me is priceless – enjoy Cape Town’s beautiful nature, great food, sports, culture and its open-hearted people. It is a place full of energy that makes you feel at home!

Oliver
Volunteer Coordinator
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Friendly faces, open-minded people, beautiful surroundings, fantastic weather, great food and good vibes. If you can find so much positives over a city in less than five seconds that’s Cape Town, my home.

Theresa
Volunteer Coordinator
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