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Internships in Africa — Benin, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, or Uganda
Get a head start on your career through an international internship! ELI works with a variety of private companies, NGOs, and governmental organizations in Benin, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, or Uganda. Interns can work in the fields of healthcare, legal aid, human rights, engineering, IT, communications, wildlife and range management, microcredit, fashion, economic development, marketing, tourism, law, finance, and more. Working in another country challenges interns to develop cross-cultural competencies, independence, self assurance, and flexibility—all traits desired by employers. International internship experience can make your resume stand out and help you get your foot in the door.
Internships in Africa with ELI Dates: Programs are available throughout the year and dates are flexible.   
Costs: Program fees start at $515. The cost will depend on the country and duration of the program.  
Contact: ELI, 1557 Ogden St. #5, Denver, CO 80218
Tel.: 303-321-8278
Email: info@eliabroad.org
Website: www.eliabroad.org
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Connect-123 Internships in Cape Town, South Africa
Connect-123 creates tailor-made internships in Cape Town, South Africa in business, health care, human rights, education and many other fields. Business projects include conducting macro-economic research, reviewing business plans, working at local venture capital firms, teaching basic economics within local communities, and developing export strategies for Cape Town-based entrepreneurs. Health care projects include working directly with doctors on medical research projects, providing non-medical care to patients, attending ward rounds and helping the nursing staff care for patients. Human rights, social work, and education projects include working at a legal advice center, assessing the impact of community-based interventions, helping with public health awareness campaigns, mentoring street children, teaching English, caring for infants and toddlers at orphanages, and working with youth regarding issues related to HIV/AIDS, sexuality and adolescence.
What's included: Finding an internship that specifically meets your needs; arranging secure, high-quality, centrally-located accommodation based on your budget; assisting with local transport and providing advice on public transport routes; airport meet and greet service; a complete preparation and orientation information pack; advice, assistance, and guidance before, during, and after your stay; group-rate discounts; and 24/7 emergency support and assistance.
Paid Internships in South AfricaInternships in South Africa with Connect-123 Dates: Both start dates and durations are flexible. Typical durations range from 1 to 6 months.
Cost: Please see website for details.
Contact: Connect-123 International Internship and Volunteer Programs
USA Tel: (800) 731 6406 (toll free)
Email: info@connect-123.com
Website: www.connect-123.com/programs/internships/cape-town-south-africa/
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United Planet Ghana Health Care Internship Program
Internships in clinics or hospitals are available in Ghana with various target populations including the undeserved, HIV/AIDS patients, cancer patients, and children. Tasks will vary depending on the length of stay, skill/education level of the intern, and the host organization’s policies. Beyond gaining clinical and medical experience, interns will have the opportunity to learn about the healthcare system in another country and will be confronted with new medical experiences in a cross-cultural setting.

United Planet's Ghana Internship Program offers dedicated support from an advisor in the Boston Office, personal and professional support from in-country coordinators, cultural and learning activities, excursions, a strong host family network, and much more.

Internships in Ghana Dates: Year-round opportunities available.
Cost: Please visit our website for program fees.
Contact: Please give the United Planet Team a call at 617-874-8041 or email quest@unitedplanet.org. More information can be found at: www.unitedplanet.org. Feel free to visit us from 9 AM to 5 PM at United Planet, Boston Harbor Shipyard and Marina, 256 Marginal Street, Boston, MA 02128.
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United Planet Tanzania Internship Program
United Planet’s Tanzania Internship program is the perfect opportunity for students to immerse in the Tanzanian culture while obtaining professional experience. The skills gained in an international internship are valued by employers and this valuable experience will help interns explore potential career paths while contributing to meaningful projects abroad.

United Planet's Tanzania Internship Program offers dedicated support from an advisor in the Boston Office, personal and professional support from in-country coordinators, diverse cultural and learning activities, local excursions, a strong host family network, and much more.

Internships are available in Healthcare and Psychology & social work.

Internships in Tanzania Dates: Year-round opportunities available.
Cost: Please visit our website for program fees.
Contact: Please give the United Planet Team a call at 617-874-8041 or email quest@unitedplanet.org. More information can be found at: www.unitedplanet.org. Feel free to visit us from 9 AM to 5 PM at United Planet, Boston Harbor Shipyard and Marina, 256 Marginal Street, Boston, MA 02128.
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Focus in Africa — Medical Internship in Tanzania
If you are looking for valuable hands-on medical experience, there are opportunities in the hospitals in Arusha. As a medical intern, you might also work at rural health posts and community clinics. Participants spend the majority of their internship assisting a doctor/healthcare professional. Work responsibilities vary with your education, skills, and previous experience.

Interns interested in joining this internship must have health care certification such as an ID as a medical student, EMT or paramedic certification, or nursing or physician's credentials. Interns may also help in health camps, distribute medication, advise patients about health, nutrition and sanitation as well as counsel patients. Interns might also participate in the treatment of minor injuries and wounds and/or maintain medical journals.
Volunteer teaching in Tanzania Dates: Start any time all year.
Cost: $US 125 per week – all inclusive.
Tel: +255 755 218 062
Email: info@focusinafrica.com
Website: www.focusinafrica.com
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CIEE Internships
CIEE offers summer internships in Cape Town, South Africa. See the website for details.

Visit: www.ciee.org

CISAbroad
Intern in South Africa
Intern in the beautiful, seaside city of Cape Town! Choose from a large variety of internship opportunities that are sure to satisfy your professional and personal interests. Gain unique experience that will set you apart. Known as the adventure capital of the world, Cape Town offers a number of outdoor activities including the highest bungee jump in the world, great white shark cage diving, Big 5 salaries, and more! Also explore iconic landmarks such as Table Mountain, Robben Island, and more!

Visit: www.cisabroad.com/intern-abroad/south-africa/intern-in-south-africa

World Endeavors
Internships in Africa
Internships to develop international resumes and careers are customized by World Endeavors, with many offering credits, in countries such as Morocco and South Africa. See website for details about each unique program.

Visit: worldendeavors.com

Internships in Africa with ELI
Volunteer with Focus in Africa
Internships in Cape Town, South Africa with InterAbroadHQ
 
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