Kick-start your career with consulting
diiVe’s Cape Town Summer Internship Program
Immerse yourself in a virtual 2-week bootcamp with our consulting experts
Develop critical consulting and problem solving skills
Collaborate in hybrid 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” taken alongside the diiVe Virtual cohort. 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 hybrid teams (virtual and in-person). 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-person and virtually across global time-zones.
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.
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?
Dates: June 12 – July 28 2023
Application Deadline: March 25 2023
• 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?