Creative Writing Internship in Cape Town

Location: South Africa: Cape Town

Program Duration: Summer, 9-12 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 2-4 Weeks

Dates: Year Round

62 Roeland Street Cape Town Office, 3rd floor Cape Town, Western Cape 8001 South Africa

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Phone: +27 (0)21 461 9265


Get a great amount of writing experience during this Creative Writing Internship in Cape Town, South Africa. You'll be part of an environmental nonprofit organisation that runs urban greening and reforestation programs around Africa. They have a large online following and place great emphasis on their communication strategy, and you'll contribute to this as an intern. It's a great opportunity to develop your writing skills, build a portfolio, and contribute to important environmental work at the same time.

As a creative writing intern, your tasks will be quite varied, and they can include the following;
- Writing creative blog content
- Helping with overall content management
- Writing press releases
- Writing content for funding proposals and grant applications
- Writing content for reports
- Helping create content and write messages for fundraising campaigns

While you're mainly based in the office, you'll also get to experience some field projects during your internship and get your hands dirty while planting trees!

You'll be based in the center of Cape Town, a hugely vibrant city that offers plenty of exciting weekend activities.

Intern Types
  • Sustainable Development
  • Media
  • Liberal Arts
  • Journalism
  • Creative Writing
  • Communications
Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • English

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Credit Available


Volunteer Types
  • Tree Planting
  • Writing
  • Media
  • Journalism
  • Conservation
This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Dormitory
  • Apartment/Flat
  • Home-stays
  • Group living

Application Process Involves
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Online Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
one month
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