Custom Internship in Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa Custom Placements



Our customized internship program gives you the ability to come to South Africa for up to 1 year through our government approved exchange program. Our internship host companies provide opportunities to join their workforces and gain valuable on the job experience.


International Internships are no longer a luxury but a must have on your resume. More and more employers are looking for candidates who have stepped out of their comfort zone and gained experience with a multinational twist. Many exchange programs around the world have proved, true cultural immersion only happens when you are able to live and work as a local.

Field conditions

Internship duties and tasks will be specific to your application and field of study. These are all provided by your potential host company and accepted during your interview process prior acceptance onto the internship program.

Arrival and orientation

At the start of each program in South Africa we host you on a 4-day, 3-night arrival orientation. After being picked up at the airport, you are taken back to your arrival accommodation site owned and operated by us in Cape Town. Orientation consists of a full itinerary that exposes and educates you to South Africa. The culture, languages, traditions and history of the country are all discussed during the week as well as all interns going on pre-arranged tours, arrival information sessions and getting time to spend with other interns from around the world. During this week, you are with an Awesome Travel team member leading the orientation program. You live in shared student accommodation with other Awesome Travel interns. All meals are included in the orientation program.

Your stay


  • HousingVolunteer house

  • Provided mealsBreakfast, dinner

Accommodation description

Arrival Orientation is located at our hostel, 91Loop Hostel, located in Cape Town City Centre. After the orientation you have the option to either extend on a discounted rate at 91Loop or source your own accommodation for the duration of your program. 91Loop Hostel has an in-house restaurant, travel desk, evening entertainment and is walking distance to the city's most active night scenes as well as being on the City Bus stop for easy travel convenience.



<p>Interns can either extend in house at our boutique hostel, 91Loop, our source thier own accommodation for after the arrival orientation.</p>


from $425 USDper week

from $425 USDper week


What’s included

  • Some meals

  • Training and support

  • Airport pickup

  • Housing

What’s not included

  • Transportation to and from project site

  • Travel insurance

  • Air tickets

Start dates

Awesome Travel is a youth and student travel company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. We offer outbound youth and student programs as well as inbound programs to foreign travelers wanting to come to South Africa and experience the country as more than just a tourist. These can be categorized as volunteer projects, countrywide tours, as well as various accommodation facilities.

With all the problems the world faces, it is very often the environment and wildlife that is forgotten. There are however organizations spread throughout South Africa that are dedicated to preserving the future of our country and its wildlife. We work with a number of these organizations in an effort to help them in their cause to preserve wildlife heritage for future generations.

The projects we work with range from animal rehabilitation and education centres to a research and conservation programs. The volunteers that participate in our wildlife program get involved with the actual care of the animals and day to day running of the projects. The experience the volunteers get is totally unique and something they would never be able to do as a normal tourist.

Since its inception in 2002, our programs have gone from strength to strength and it is in no short measure thanks to the support we get from our international partners around the world.

We have developed a very close working relationship with all of the projects + facilities we support and we know they really appreciate each and every traveler that visits them. The impact that, especially the volunteers, make on a daily basis is invaluable and the experience the volunteers get is priceless.

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