Intern Abroad HQ offers flexible and affordable internships in Cape Town, South Africa! Cape Town is a destination that will allow you the chance to make the most out of your time abroad. You can do it all there, so your free-time will be packed with lots to see and do… whether you want to be in the city, hiking the mountains, or learning to surf at the beach.
South Africa’s healthcare system faces many serious challenges and public health is a vast field. Interns on the Cape Town Public Health internship program typically work alongside public health advisers, working with school education groups to promote healthy lifestyles, within hospitals, or health centers. There are also opportunities to carry out public health policy-related activities. Interns should expect to be flexible with their schedule, as placements may have flexible hours. Due to the broad scope of the program, interns are matched to an appropriate placement according to an analysis of their skills, experience, educational background, and duration of stay. Specific details of the assigned placement will be provided prior to the program start date.
Intake dates for new interns are offered every Monday, year-round. The minimum duration requirement forPublic Health internship placements is a commitment of 8 weeks. Applicants may apply online to formally express their interest (it’s free and non-obligatory to apply) and – upon being accepted – register to confirm their internship in the field of Public Health.