Some Positions where Magister have had Students and Volunteers

From A like Architecture over F like Facility Management to like Human Rights and S like Social Work, Training Positions in every field are now open for 2022.


Hennie Prinsloo, the founder of Umkulu Adventures located in Somerset West started the company 8 years ago with a small one-truck operation, after guiding & travelling for years. As a tour operator that offers off the beat overland, safari & river adventures, over the passed 8 years the company has grown to offer monthly scheduled departures, an extensive river rafting operation as well as exclusive Botswana safaris. Their overland tours are aimed at the independent budget conscious adventure traveller that enjoys the company of fellow travellers. They specialise in international departures and have an average of 10 different nationalities on tour. Overlands are conducted in custom built overland trucks, suitable for the terrains visited. A level of participation is required, but two highly trained overland guides/cooks accompany each tour. All the necessary camping equipment is supplied and Umkulu are well kitted for the African terrains they visit. They offer scheduled tours, but also encourage special group tours, family tours and chartered guides and vehicles The Richtersveldt desert hosts the perfect surroundings for an ultimate outdoor river expedition, it is an ideal adventure for the whole family, adventurers, travellers and people that seek an outdoor getaway. Umkulu offers unforgettable trips on the river and nights spent camping next to it under the stars.

As an intern with Umkulu, you will get first hand experience with the in-house workings of an adventure-orientated company. The focus of this company is on fun, excitement and outdoor travel in Southern Africa, and as an intern these aspects should be a big part of your personality too. As an intern you will be involved in the following tasks: • Focusing on the needs of their clients • Marketing by various means, that is hands on and web based • Dealing with clients and discussing trips with them • Organizing tours and itineraries • General administration and basic accounting • Doing reservations and bookings on the telephone, via e-mail and in person • Acting as a part of the team and contributing to the growth of the company An internship at Umkulu will offer you a great opportunity in the adventure industry, and also give you the chance to learn a lot about Southern Africa. Umkulu will do everything to ensure that your internship is a successful and enjoyable one where they will try to meet all your needs and requirements.

Across Africa

Across Africa is a small, professional touring company filling a niche in the tourism market with personalised exclusive tours, specialising in relaxing and rejuvenating wellness and adventure arrangements. Their aim is to take their clients to the heart and soul of South Africa and let them explore the undiscovered treasures this country has to offer with a personalised service and attention to detail, from Cape Town and surrounds to private game reserves - home to South Africa's Big Five. Their professional travel consultants will assist clients in planning their trip and will look after all their needs from arrival to departure, catering for individual travellers, small and large groups, families and incentives. Their services include the following amongst others: -Custom-made all-in travel packages for individuals or groups -Selfdrives - consultation service and pre-booking of rental car, accommodation and sight-seeing -City tours, sightseeing packages and guided day-trip arrangements -Consultation and pre-booking of various adventure activities and types of accommodation, Incentives, conference facilities, from venue selection to event co-ordination and wedding/honeymoon arrangements.

Students | Interns
  • As an intern working with Across Africa you will work closely alongside Doris Meixner who will provide you with excellent knowledge in the tourism industry through her vast experience. Organising and making bookings for trips with service providers
  • Assisting with the compiling of invoices & vouchers for clients
  • Developing road descriptions for self drive trips  Assist with the maintaining of the website
  • General office administration tasks such as filing, answering of telephone etc where necessary. Naturally there will be many other tasks to do as projects arise and working with Across Africa you will experience the dynamics of tourism operation in Cape Town

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Volunteer Engagement South Africa

Magister is setting up volunteer placements in Cape Town, Somerset and Stellenbosch but does not run entire volunteer Programs. Please be referred to following trustful, well known program hosts:


Conservation Volunteer Program

Outreach Shark & Marine Volunteer Program

Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Rescue.Volunteer Program

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