How the programme works

Check out our focus areas

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We have a wide range of internship focus areas available, and are sure to have something to suit your needs. Look through our list of internships and let us know what interests you. If you don’t see what your looking for we will work to create a customised option for you.

Start a conversation
Contact us and we will set up a Skype call so that we can understand your internship goals and expectations and give you more details about our programme.

Secure your place in the programme
When you’re ready to commit to one of our internship placements, we’ll ask you to pay a $300 USD deposit. Then we’ll get to work to find the perfect internship position for you, and present you with a few placement options that meet your criteria. Your remaining balance of $1,295 USD fee will be due on acceptance of the position offered to you. 

If you are ready and excited to start planning your trip, but discouraged by a financial road block, if i could… has another solution for you. We have teamed up with FundMyTravel, who provides us with an online platform where you can fundraise for your meaningful travel experience. You create a campaign page, complete a brief profile to build trust, add a video and tell your story! FundMyTravel has a team of dedicated staff who want to help if i could… participants reach their fundraising goals. Your if i could… programme coordinator can provide you with a toolkit and checklist & the best ways to spread your word to get your campaign greater exposure through social media and email. Click the button below to learn more and get started!

Make your arrangements

We’ll provide you with a full information pack.  We’ll be on hand to answer your questions about travel arrangements and assist you in securing affordable accommodation.

if i could… have teamed up with Journeys Are Made @ Gapyear.com, a specialist team of travel consultants that understand adventure. Operated by Flight Centre, one of the world’s leading travel retailers, they are able to help you get the best flights for your trip to South Africa or India. You can send any queries to them and they’ll be sure to steer you in the right direction including assistance with possible visas.

Click here to speak to a travel expert to get your trip started today.

We’ve also teamed up with Rent My Ride to offer you awesome car rental deals in Cape Town. Click here to explore car rental options.

Arrive and get oriented
We’ll take care of airport pickup and have a comprehensive orientation ready to familiarise you with your new city. We’ll make sure you have everything you need and facilitate the introduction to your host organisation.

Have the time of your life!
You can roll up your sleeves and get to work, and after hours you can explore and experience the city. We’ll connect you with other interns through our intern events and outings, language classes, professional development programmes, and other intern enrichment opportunities. Check out our blog  and social pages for the latest intern adventures, tips and news.

Contact us for more information