Hospitality and tourism Internship

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Hospitality and tourism Internship

8 Weeks From €440

South Africa receives millions of tourists every year thanks to its beautiful white beaches, exciting sports activities, and diverse wildlife. As our organisation grows, so does our family, and we want you to be a part of it. We offer a variety of internships across multiple different areas of SAVE, as well as within organisations we work closely with. Our interns immediately become part of our family and are integral for the smooth running and impactful work that is being done.

Increasing numbers in domestic, as well as foreign visitors, indicates a continuous growth of the tourism sector that makes up a large part of the cities economy.

Details about the project

What's included

Upon arrival you will be collected from the airport and driven to your accommodation for your 2 Day Cape Town Orientation. On the start day of your internship you will be transferred to your accommodation for the duration of your internship.

Walking Tour

Walking tour of Cape Town City Centre and historic sites

24 hour assistance

24 hr local support in Cape Town

Socials

6 social/visits during your internship

Details about the Internship

Hospitality and Tourism Internship Details

  • Arrival Day – Friday 
  • Time – Your flight can land anytime on Friday 
  • Airport – Cape Town International Airport (CPT) 
  • Orientation – Friday – Saturday 
  • Internship Starts – Monday (You will be collected at your orientation accommodation and taken to the internship) 
  • Min Age: 18 
  • Minimum duration: 8 weeks

NOTE: You can also be collected at any hotel or place of accommodation on your arrival day, should it be within close radius of the city center or Airport

Your position will be at the reception of a hostel in Cape Town. You will work with a dynamic team learning about tourism in South Africa while experiencing day-to-day running of a hostel/guest house. Tasks may include; 

  • Day to day running of reception 
  • Booking tours and transfers 
  • Checking in and out guests 
  • Dealing with cash ups 
  • Answering emails and reception phone 
  • Dealing with guests daily 
  • Managing house keeping 

Monday

AM

Shadowing hostel staff 

PM

Shadowing hostel staff 

Tuesday

AM

Off

PM

Off

Wednesday

AM

Shadowing hostel staff

PM

Shadowing hostel staff

Thursday

AM

Shadowing hostel staff

PM

Shadowing hostel staff

Friday

AM

Off

PM

Shadowing hostel staff

Saturday

AM

Off

PM

Shadowing hostel staff

Sunday

AM

Shadowing hostel staff

PM

Off

Note: Due to the nature of the industry you may be required to be in over the weekend. This is subject to change and is just an example. 

  • Drivers licence
  • 2 written references
  • Police clearance
  • Return flight
  • 18 or over 
  • Likes to take initiative
  • In possession of good social and communicative skills
  • Advanced English level 

4

Activity level

8

Education level

9

Involvement level

7

Independence level

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