Communication and marketing internship in Cape Town
Communication and marketing internship in Cape Town
Communication and marketing internship in Cape Town

Useful information

The Humanitarian Communication Internship Program will allow you to acquire new skills and develop existing skills.

You will be able to grow throughout your program, thanks to the responsibilities you will be given, and also thanks to the support and tutoring of the rest of the team on site.

The work you do will have a real impact on the projects and leave a lasting impact here in South Africa.

Communication school
Business school
BTS communication marketing
Bachelor in Communication
Bachelor in Political sciences
Work-study training in communication/marketing


Cape Town


English Intermediate


Description of the program

Discover South Africa through this humanitarian communication internship, offering an immersion in the heart of South African culture. This internship also offers the opportunity to acquire new skills, in the field of marketing, through various responsibilities that will be delegated to you.

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In addition to personal and professional advancement, participating in this internship program is about making a positive and lasting impact on the South African region. It is an opportunity to make a difference in the world while learning and acquiring solid skills and new knowledge of the marketing environment. . Like all of our humanitarian communication internship programsThe internship in South Africa allows you to complete your year while making a positive and lasting impact on the local community.

The project includes:

  • Development of calendars for social networks
  • Web site development
  • Search Engine Optimization strategies
  • Writing blogs
  • Content writing


Tasks during the internship:

  • Learn more about web design, marketing and social media.
  • Show your creativity by writing blog posts, etc.
  • Bring your own ideas and be part of the team.
  • Work outside of a traditional office environment and outside of your comfort zone.
  • Learn all about remote working applications (keep your tasks listed and updated).
  • Work closely with the staff and discover the world of our partner NGO.


2-day Welcome Orientation

Your internship begins with a two-day orientation in Cape Town at Saltycrax Backpackers.

DAY 1:

We pick you up at the airport and take you to the Saltycrax Backpackers Hostel. You will be given a tour and a map of the area. You have the day free to explore the beach, stores, bars and restaurants.

In the evening, a welcome meal will be served at the hostel.

DAY 2:

Start the day with breakfast at Saltycrax Backpackers. Saltycrax staff will teach you about the bus system before you leave for downtown Cape Town.


Take a walking tour, visiting historic sites such as Good Hope Castle and the Grand Parade. In the parliament buildings and the District Six Museum, discover what life was like during apartheid.

Shop for African arts and crafts at Greenmarket Square and St George's Mall.

After these activities, you can take a bus or walk to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

Sit back and sip a delicious coffee, enjoy fresh fish and watch the boats at work in the harbour, or stroll around and visit the stores and markets while listening to musicians in the streets.

You can also take the cable car up Table Mountain for a breathtaking view of the city.

You can also discover Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned during the apartheid era. (Personal expenses)

In the evening, take the local bus back to Table View where you can join our staff, guests and locals at one of the waterfront restaurants or bars, all within walking distance of the hostel where you will spend the night.

DAY 3:

After breakfast, you will be taken directly to your project where the internship takes place, or dropped off at the bus station to be transported to your project.

Host organization

Member of SAYTC and created in 2006, our organisation is based in Cape Town.
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South Africa welcomes millions of tourists every year with its beautiful white beaches, exciting sports activities, and diverse wildlife. Our organisation is growing, as is our family, and we want you to be a part of it. We offer a wide variety of internships in different fields with our partner, as well as with other organisations we work with closely. Interns are immediately a part of this family and are essential to its smooth running and impactful work.


Strong points

An international experience
Experience in marketing
A positive and lasting impact
Training in the field

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