Graphic Design Internships in South Africa

Start your career off right with one of our unique graphic design internships in South Africa! Graphic design is a creative field that can be applied across many professional endeavors, like online publications, marketing agencies and digital and print magazine projects. We can offer several opportunities across fields to intern abroad in graphic design;



As a part of a marketing agency, interns will work on external projects such as artwork for videos, brochures, posters, digital and printed invites, and art working. Assisting the studio with DTP and laying out proposal documents this internship is an essential opportunity to gain valuable graphic design experience!

Online Publication

South African online publications are always looking for ambitious design enthusiasts to join their teams! Get involved in all aspects of graphic and web design, including logo design, info-graphics, web and mobile design, online banners and more, interns will work with many different aspects of the field. Applicants should be creative, innovative, and fluent understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite is essential.

Print and Digital Magazine

In an internship with a print or digital magazine in Cape Town, you will be working under the supervision of the Art Director to source and edit appropriate images for projects. You will be responsible for checking the quality of images in preparation for print, developing ideas and researching visuals to support them. You will also liaise with both the editorial team and the company’s clients to obtain design approval and make changes to the project as required, often to a tight deadline. Applicants must be comfortable working with Apple Mac products on a professional level.

What’s Included

  • Internship placement and supervision
  • Airport pick-up
  • On-site support
  • Housing – honmestay
  • Cultural and social activities included in a weekly e-newsletter
  • Medical and Accident Insurance
  • 24/7 emergency support
  • World Internship support services from start to finish

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Our dedicated internship specialists guide you through the process every step of the way. In your first interview, we take the time to understand your career goals, your skills, and what you’re looking for in an internship experience abroad. What are you waiting for?

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World Internships reserves the right to alter fees at any time due to currency fluctuations and/or fee changes made by our partner companies.

Internship placements will be in Cape Town and surrounding metropolitan region, and internship placements are available for a minimum of four weeks, with ideal internship placement length being 8-12 weeks. Interns will arrive on a Saturday. Deadline for application is 8-12 weeks prior to arrival. Our unique rolling admissions allow for flexible start dates – ideal for a variety of schedules and participants. Whether you would like to intern abroad for a summer or a semester, World Internships will place you! Our program coordinators are experienced professionals who specialize in placing interns.

Cape Town

6 weeks APARTMENT $4,590
8 weeks APARTMENT $5,190
10 weeks APARTMENT $5,490
12 weeks APARTMENT $5,790
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