Public Health

We work with some amazing NGO's and NPO's that provide crucial health care education and support to some of Cape Town's most vulnerable communities. Use your skills and experience to contribute to meaningful health-related projects, learn about the challenges of healthcare systems in developing countries, work alongside inspiring professionals and make a positive impact in communities in desperate need of help. 

Public Health programmes available:

CareerFocus options:

Public education

Disease prevention

Research

Nutrition and overall wellness

Programme attendance options:

Physical Attendance

Virtual Attendance

Programmes available

Public Health Internship Programmes
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Medical and Public Health Volunteering Programmes
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Public Health Internship & Volunteering
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Key programme features

We are ready to help you design and enjoy your own Public Health learn abroad programme. Here are the options available in the field of Public Health.

Choice of two programmes

We have two primary programmes to suit your needs. In some instances we also offer virtual placements.

Unlimited duration as standard

You can come for as long as you need without paying any extra fees.You'll receive the same level of support.

Backed by concrete promises

We are 100% on your side. We guarantee every aspect of your trip with unrivalled promises.

Career
Focus

Need to focus on a precise niche or two? No problem! Your programme can focus on your specialist areas.

Immersive cultural experience

We'll help you engage with the culture and personal benefits of being in a foreign country.

Virtual placements

Save on travel and accommodation costs, pay a far lower fee. All while building your professional network.

Academia friendly

We will handle all aspects of academic accreditation, including direct liaison with your tutors and academic staff.

Future career friendly

We will write full reference letters for your placement(s) to optimise future employers' first impression of you.

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What did others say about their Public Health programme?

You'll see one or two snippets below from the alumni of our Public Health Internship & Volunteering programmes that provided a full interview about their experience which you can click through to.
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Why do people apply for Public Health programmes?

There are many different reasons why people want to participate in Public Health Internship & Volunteering programmes abroad, here is a selection of the hopes and aspirations of other people who may be just like you!
Georgia (United Kingdom)

I am an MSc Health Psychology student at UCL. I am currently conducting research regarding COVID-19 with a focus on LMICs as a member of RREAL. I aspire to work for organisations such as MSF, WHO, UK-PHRN, etc. All of which require 1-2 years front-line experience. I have experience working as an advance mental health volunteer in remote areas of Sri Lanka for 2 months and am looking to build on this experience in a way in which would fulfil the criteria of the aforementioned organisations.

Professional
University College London (Ucl)
Mergan (United Kingdom)

l hope to gain experience in planning projects from start to finish, working alongside product managers in creating new products, data analysis and report writing. I am excited about this opportunity as it will aid in cultivating my learning and experience which lead to more opportunities in the future. l also hope to improve and gain high levels of communication, interpersonal, time management and teamwork skills.

Postgraduate
Swansea University
Cameron (United States)

I hope to learn crucial skills in regard to program development, implementation, and maintenance. I would love to do HIV/AIDS relief work.

Undergraduate
Uc Berkeley
Alexis (United States)

I hope to achieve the knowledge and experiences that the average classroom cannot give me. The real life experiences will allow me to have close relations with the medical field and children.

Undergraduate
Kennesaw State University

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Current Public Health Job Openings

Here are some current or recent internship job opportunities in this career area. We do not publish all openings - so please contact us to hear about others.

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Programmes available

Public Health Internship Programmes
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Medical and Public Health Volunteering Programmes
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Public Health Internship & Volunteering
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