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Internships in Africa

Secure an international internship abroad and open doors to the possibility of a great career with overseas experience in your field, build a personal network, earn academic credit, learn new skills, be independent and self-sufficient.

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The internships we offer are both unique and affordable while still offering all inclusive services. With us, you can intern in lots of different fields. From children to sports development to healthcare and more.

Based in Africa, Go With Khaya assists local partners and projects in Africa while focusing on responsible and ethical volunteering. Volunteers from around the world have the opportunity to uplift and support volunteer projects in South Africa, Namibia, Malawi & Tanzania.

Ready to apply? Simply complete the registration form and read through the terms and conditions. Remember to send your CV (in English), a motivation letter and a photograph of yourself. You will receive an automated confirmation email that your application was received. Within 48 hours you will receive an email with more information about the placement, and other relevant interesting information.


Is South Africa safe?

South Africa is a developing country, and as such is generally not as safe as the West or other developed nations. There is a huge economic disparity in South African society, combined with a largely undertrained and understaffed police force. This results in high crime rates and social unrest.

Even though the fight against crime has improved over the last few years, you still need to be careful and aware at all times. Go With Khaya will help you to plan your journey to minimise your chances of becoming a victim of crime. So keep calm and come to South Africa! We will make sure you are picked up and guided upon your arrival, get a proper introduction and all the advice you might need for travel, accommodation and sightseeing.

You may have seen footage of rioting and looting in downtown Johannesburg or other large cities in the media. This is NOT representative of the whole of South Africa. Go With Khaya works with volunteer projects in either rural settings or in city areas that are much safer than Johannesburg.

The FIFA World Cup 2010 showed the world that the picture the media shows is very different to reality. Most of the country is peaceful and friendly. Have further questions about South Africa? Read our Frequently Asked Questions.

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Do you have questions about internships?

If you want to intern in Africa but don’t know where to start you can chat with a Go With Khaya staff member or read our FAQs. We will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have!

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