Work in South Africa on your gap year and you might find yourself with a CV that employers back home can't resist. Work placements in South Africa include numerous opportunities to work with animals, from monkeys to big game, as well as career development opportunities with children, law, and sports. Many placements give you the opportunity to travel and go backpacking around this great continent. There's bound to be something that suits you.
Do you have a passion for healthcare? We offer exciting opportunities for you to get real world experience on medical based projects around the world!
If you have skills in Graphic Design, Social Media and PR or Permaculture, use your skills and intern to further the interests of a hard working tree-planting NGO in Cape Town.
If you have a passion for working with animals, our voluntary Veterinary Medicine & Animal Care projects are a great way to gain work experience as well as help animals in developing areas.
Join a dedicated team rehabilitating and caring for injured and poisoned wildlife at this amazing centre.
Study to become a Level 1 Field Guide on a FGASA in Victoria Falls. This 55 day safari guide course covers a variety of topics from animal behaviour, guiding, wildlife, birds and ecology.
Volunteering on a Medicine & Healthcare Project with Projects Abroad will provide you with an invaluable experience of the challenges faced by medical institutions in the developing world.
Offer vital medical and healthcare assistance in a rural Zulu village of South Africa, which is known for it’s amazing beauty and incredible wildlife experiences!
Whether you are considering a career in law or human rights or a graduate seeking practical experience, this placement will be a great and worthwhile opportunity to boost your CV!
Hand-rear rhino and other species in the Care for Wild Africa project.
Be it a clinical internship, a research position or public health project, participating in the practice of medicine in a different culture will give you invaluable insight for your career!