Kick-start your career with consulting

We need a new type of leader to build creative solutions to the complex global problems we face. Consulting is the perfect foundation for those leaders: a space to become exceptional and make an impact.

diiVe’s Cape Town Summer Internship Program

Immerse yourself in a remote 2-week bootcamp with our consulting experts

Develop critical consulting and problem solving skills

Collaborate in agile teams on a 5-week consulting internship in Cape Town

Impact a business navigating our New Normal, solving a business challenge

Elevate your employability in a competitive job market

Envision your career and connect to your personal purpose

Our immersive 2-week bootcamp

Kick start your journey in our 2-week online course “Consulting in the New Normal.” Explore the consulting industry and diversity of opportunities, while building key business & consulting skills including strategy, management and business consulting, developing knowledge of key post-COVID trends and ensuring you can manage projects effectively in diverse teams. Taught by ex-BCG, Bain and EY facilitators and industry experts, with guest speakers from diiVe’s global network. Expect deep immersion, engaging content, and team-based learning.

Our fast-paced 5-week internship

As a consultant, you need to innovate, collaborate and co-create solutions in agile teams. Apply your new knowledge and skills in a project-based consulting internship, collaborating in teams on a real-world business challenge for a company based in Cape Town. Learn how to team in the New Normal through collaborating in diverse, global teams.

We partner with a range of organizations from large, global firms to savvy, tech start ups and NGOs to provide you with an unparalleled learning experience. diiVers can hone in on their consulting skills in sectors that they feel passion about. Work on challenges where you want to make a meaningful impact by selecting a project within the following areas: Finance & Fintech, Sustainability & Conservation, Startups & Innovation or General Consulting. 

Who will you consult?

diiVe consults purpose led companies across sectors and sizes, that make the world a better place.

Students get immersed in innovation systems, tackling a wide range of projects such as designing a market entry strategy across Africa for a blockchain payment solutions company, supporting sustainable development of our oceans, and building a wellness ecosystem for the premium tourist destination in Africa – the V&A Waterfront.

The client network at diiVe is extremely diverse, including but not limited to areas such as Biotech, Sustainability & Conservation, Fintech, Health-tech, Social Impact & Shared Value, and, IT.

Take a look at some past program highlights

What you need to know

Who is this program for?

Not a business major? Not to worry, we will get you up to speed. Consulting is a diverse field, making it accessible to anyone! You will be taught all you need to know, we just expect students to possess a willingness to learn, an openness to shift their own perspective and way of thinking and a high work ethic.

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Want to find out more info?

Ready to start your jouney?

Tuition: $5100

Dates: 10 June – 26 July 2024

Application Deadline: Closed

What’s included:

• 2-week online course: “Consulting in the New Normal”
• 5-week in-person, project-based consulting internship in teams
• Case study prep session
• Weekly immersive Cape Town experiences and weekend trips
• Accommodation with your cohort on the Cape Town beachfront
• Personalized coaching sessions
• Resume development support
• Access to one-on-one tutoring
• Life-time access to an exclusive global network
• Transport to and from airport (does not include flights)
• Pre-arrival information, local guides & resources on site
• 24-hour emergency support
• Note: Meals and daily transport are not included

Consulting is a big industry… and it’s continuously growing and evolving

The digital revolution, rising connectedness and disruption have increasingly come to characterize the global economic environment driving new and complex challenges for organizations, communities and businesses. Impactful solutions require new approaches to problem-solving, global collaboration and tech innovation.

Consulting today means understanding the emerging world and the complexity of the challenges arising from it as well as ensuring shared value creation for all. And as the industry grows at a rapid pace, evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of the clients, consulting opportunities expand for young graduates into exciting fields such as international development, HealthTech and alternative energy.

How will you use your new skills and personal passion to have real impact and solve problems no one else can?

Where else can I accelerate my future?