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The 10 Best Cities for a Human Rights Internship

If you’re considering an internship or a career in the field of human rights, you are sure to come across an array of different possible locations, specialisation areas, organisations and international institutions. In this article, we help narrow down your search by highlighting the best cities for a human rights internship. These locations offer many possibilities and considering each of …

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5 Things to Consider When Choosing an Internship Provider

So, you have weighed up the pros and cons and have decided to do an internship abroad. Choosing the right internship can strengthen your resume, allow you to acquire essential skills, build your network, and provide you with a meaningful personal experience. The process of choosing the right internship, however, can be daunting and involves a myriad of possible questions. …

How an Internship in Cape Town Can Set You on the Right Career Path

There are many reasons why an international internship is worth taking on. Having the experience of working abroad can help set you apart from the rest of the competition. Immersing yourself in the culture, language and traditions of a different country can open up your eyes to new possibilities and give you a new perspective.  Interning in another country can …

Why International Interns Choose Cape Town

Cape Town is no stranger to adoration. Ranked, again and again, as one of the world’s best tourist destinations, the “Mother City” as she is known to locals, has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, alongside breath-taking mountains, enviable weather, and a host of cultural activities. But if you’ve done a simple search about Cape Town, you …

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Best Day Tours in Cape Town

If you are visiting Cape Town you must visit the Cape Peninsula! The Cape Peninsula is sometimes given as the meeting point of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Thus, the west coast of the Peninsula is invariably referred to as the “Atlantic Coast”. You can be sure to find some great scenery here as well as meeting the famous penguin colony. Why …

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The Best Parks to explore while visiting Cape Town

If you’re interested in visiting Cape town for volunteering or work experience, professionals from a business called Bridging Gaps will help you arrange your experience volunteering plus many other important aspects of your stay. This will make your trip a lot less stressful. Details can be found on their website through the link: Bridging Gaps Company Gardens The Company Gardens …

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Why invest in an internship abroad?

In order to participate successfully in an international internship, one has to consider investing both finance and time into the project.  We understand that this is not a simple decision to make, so here are our top 10 reasons why we feel it is worthwhile investing in an internship in Cape Town today! Increased Cultural awareness: Participating in an internship …

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Spotlight local organisation of the month- The Underdog Project!

One of our Bridging Gaps volunteers Olivia from the UK, is currently lending her time and skills to assist a truly inspirational local organisation- The Underdog Project.  We want to tell you a little more about the incredible work they do and the people and animals they help on a daily basis. The Underdog project is an organisation based in …

What does Cape Town have to offer?

The seaside metropolis of Cape Town boasts an endless list of amazing things to see and do.  With stunning natural landscapes, a rich and vibrant cultural history and an all year round amazing climate, it is not surprising that the Mother City has something for everyone! It would be almost impossible for us to list every tourist attraction or leisure …

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What are my transportation options for South Africa’s Garden Route?

South Africa’s Garden route is one of the most scenic and diverse drives in the world, and in recent years it has become an incredibly popular backpacking journey for young travellers from across the globe.  The glorious stretch of Indian Ocean coastline is nature’s paradise as well as being home to some of the most tranquil and beautiful hostels you …