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  • Locations: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Center for International Studies 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA Required: 2.5 Program Type: Affiliate
Language: English Program Advisor: Theresa (Tess) Thrower, theresa.thrower@sru.edu
Program Description:
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Program Information:

Intern for a semester, summer, or anywhere in between in Cape Town, South Africa!  There is a wide variety of internship placements available, so you will be able to find something that complements your professional and personal interests.  You will be living in the beautiful city of Cape Town, and will get to experience the South African culture through both your internship and your own exploration of the city.

Here are some things to expect while on this unique program:
  • Custom-designed internship placement.  The team in Cape Town is extremely well-connected in the area, and has been organizing internships for a number of years.  Their past experiences and on-going conntection-building mean you’ll be placed in the perfect internship!
     
  • Life in Cape Town.  Participants live and work within Cape Town.  You will be living with other interns, which means you can explore the beaches and famous landmarks like Table Mountain with company or on your own.
     
  • Land of Adventure.  Many people regard South Africa as the adventure capital of the world.  If you are interested in making a safari to see the Big 5, diving with great white sharks, or jumping off the highest bungee jump on the planet, then South Africa is for you!
Internship Placements:
The following are fields in which previous interns have been placed, but this list does not determine the availability of a placement in any particular field nor does it guarantee placements in any of these fields for any particular applicant:

Accounting/Bookkeeping Administration
Advertising Arts
Animal Protection
Communications
Computer Science
Cultural Automotive Conservation
Environmental Conservation
Event Management
Export
Fashion
General Administration
Graphic Design
Human Resources
Import
Information Technology
Job Recruitment
Journalism
Law
Logistics
Market Research
Marketing
Marketing Media – TV, Radio, Photography, and Music
NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations)
Political Science
Politics
Print Media
Restaurants
Public Relations
Sales
Social Work
Sport and Leisure Tourism
Tourism


Highlights:
There are many reasons to intern through our Intern in South Africa program, but here are a few of the key highlights that make this program unique.

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Customized internship placement
•   Orientation program in and around Cape Town
•   Housing in a great location
•   A visit to Robben Island
•   Flexible duration: 8, 12 or 16 weeks
 
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SRU Program Requirements
  • Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 to study abroad, however, some SRU international partner institutions may require a higher GPA
  • There is no class level requirement for study abroad at SRU
  • Disciplinary files will be requested from the Office of Student Conduct, for each applicant, and will be taken into consideration during the review process.
  • Please make sure to check with the Financial Aid (if applicable) for academic and other requirements that pertain to potentially receiving aid during your study abroad experience. 
To apply for this program use the green 'Apply Now' button at the top or bottom of the page.  You will be prompted to log in after which you will be directed to the SRU study abroad application forms and other requirements. Once you have completed all required items, and your application has been reviewed and approved, you will be instructed to begin an application directly in the CISabroad application portal. Please do not begin an application with CISabroad until you have been first approved by SRU.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter 2019-2020 11/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring Semester 2020 11/22/2019 11/22/2019 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.