iSchool: Master of Information Co-op – NMF

In cooperation with the Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) the Faculty of Information offers one student per year the opportunity to complete a placement in South Africa at the NMF Centre of Memory.  The intern will participate in the design and development of physical and virtual Mandela archives.

Want to make a difference? Have you ever wanted to be close to a historical icon? Have the best summer of your life?

The Faculty of Information provides a stipend to cover the cost of travel and living expenses for three months. The NMF covers accommodation during the internship.

Subjects Available at Host: All

Program Type: Professional

Accepting Applications: Yes

Timeline: Fall/ Winter/ Year-long

Country: South Africa

City: Cape Town

Institution: NGO/ Community-based

Language of Study: English

Level of Study: Graduate

Credit: Yes

Open to Programs at UofT: Faculty of Information

Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT

Program Fees: Paid to UofT

Funding: Yes

Eligibility Requirements: Complete INF3900H taught by the MI Co-op Director. Complete at least 8 courses (4.0 FCE). Maintain good academic standing (A-).