Engineering Internships in Cape Town

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Engineering Internships in Cape Town

£995
Duration: from 2 weeks to 12 months
Countries: South Africa
Are you looking to gain practical, professional work experience in civil, mechanical, industrial, chemical or electrical engineering? Bridging Gaps offers amazing internships in Cape Town!
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Engineering Internships in Cape Town

Who is Bridging Gaps?

We work closely with you right from the point of enquiry, to decide what type of opportunity would suit you best and we find you an exciting placement in an inspiring local organisation. All our internships are tailor made to meet your personal and professional goals. As well as finding you the best suitable placement, our friendly team assist you with all pre-trip preparations and provide you with 24 hour a day support and guidance once you arrive in Cape Town.

*Please note, if you are a South African national you are ineligible for this programme due to legal requirements*

Engineering Internships

We collaborate with some of the leading engineering firms in South Africa, and can facilitate opportunities in a number of areas: civil, mechanical, industrial, chemical or electrical engineering. Our internship programme enables you to gain valuable on the job experience, build up work samples for your CV, explore your specific interests and passions and gain an understanding of your industry in an international setting. Completing an engineering internship will also help narrow your focus and advise you about the context of your career, which is important in such a broad field.

Programme Highlights:

1. Enjoy a customized internship experience.
2. Have the opportunity to work one of South Africa's leading engineering firms.
3. Build up impressive work samples for your CV.
4. Explore your passions, strengths and weaknesses and make more informed decisions about your future career.
5. Have an unforgettable experience of Cape Town with other like-minded people!
 


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Price details:

£995

Programme cost

We offer three main types of internship programme package starting from as low as £995

Internship dates

All the internships we offer are completely flexible in terms of start date and length of stay in Cape Town

Accommodation

We offer three main types of accommodation suitable for people looking for different experiences of Cape Town:

1- A private or shared room in our Bridging Gaps apartment
2- A private or shared room in shared international intern house
3- A house share with a local Capetonian

Experience required

None

Programme open to

Worldwide participants excluding South African residents

Inclusions

We find you the best suitable internship placement in a wonderful local organisation.  We base our placement search on your skills, interests and personal and professional goals.
We guide you through all your pre-trip preparations including assistance with visas, insurance and flights.
We provide you with a comprehensive pre-trip preparation pack which includes information on transport in Cape Town, money, tipping, mobile phones, safety, weather, activities and tours, Garden Route travel, restaurants and bars and advice on what to pack.
We will introduce you to any other Bridging Gaps interns or volunteers who will be in Cape Town at the same time as you. Once you arrive in Cape Town you will be invited to join our Bridging Gaps group on Facebook as well as our current intern and volunteer whatsapp group. These groups are a great way of keeping in touch with other programme participants, sharing placement feedback and advice, arranging social events and keeping up to date with what is going on in Cape Town on a daily basis.
We will work closely with you to arrange the most suitable accommodation based on your preferences and needs.
We meet you at the airport when you arrive. Julian and Lucie will be in the arrivals hall holding a board with your name on it and once we have met you we will take you back to your accommodation and ensure you have everything you need for a settled first night in Cape Town.  We also take you back to the airport at the end of your stay.
Upon arrival you will be given Lucie and Julian’s personal cell numbers as well as the Bridging Gaps emergency phone number. We will be your 24 hour a day support system for your entire time in Cape Town. We both live very centrally so are never far away and we would be delighted to show you the hidden gems of Cape Town!
We will provide you with a local SIM card for your own personal use.
We will take you to your first day of placement to show you how the public transport route you will be using, works. We will introduce you to your supervisor and ensure you have everything you need for an exciting first day and then we will accompany you back to your accommodation.
We stay in regular contact with you to ensure you are benefiting and learning from your placement and it is the right organisation for you. We will also provide regular advice about how to make the most of your internship or volunteer programme.
You will be invited to our exciting weekly social events. Every weekend we will organise an event for all our programme participants to attend.
The Bridging Gaps team would be happy to provide career advice and guidance for as long as needed after you have left Cape Town. We can provide references for any future job applications.

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