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Why Should You Do a Remote Global Internship?

Jun 10, 2021 10:30:00 AM / by Michaela Clarke

Michaela talks about how rewarding her remote internship has been from start to finish. She drew from her forensic studies to work on cases with Networked Knowledge, an organization based in South Australia, and had unique opportunities to learn firsthand from experts in the criminal justice field. Her experience was supplemented with career workshops featuring guest speakers in her global internship course.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Internships Abroad

COVID, What Henry Said, Robert Lowell, My Dad, and Other Diversions

Jun 8, 2021 9:33:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this month's column, Dr. Woolf talks about the immobility that many educators have faced due to the impacts of COVID-19, communicating in the Zoom era, and observing how the profession was either deemed essential or inessential in the UK. He also shares his encounter with American poet Robert Lowell.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

How the Global Pandemic Impacted my Study Abroad Experience

Jun 3, 2021 2:27:00 PM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

CAPA London alum Mikayla Habina takes us through the moment she found out how the global pandemic would change her entire study abroad semester in 2020. Did the pandemic make her study abroad experience any worse or less impactful? Read on to see her take on the entire situation and how it molded her.

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Posted in: London, England, CAPA Ambassadors, Why Study Abroad

Biggest Takeaways from my Remote Global Internship

Jun 1, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Savanna Nolau

In Savannah's final post of the semester, she reveals how she turned anxiety into accomplishment while balancing her remote internship, studies, and life in general. She also talks about how this stint taught her about challenging herself and what she wants her future to look like.

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month

May 27, 2021 11:52:47 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

This May, we're celebrating Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month and highlighting stories from CAPA's Diversity Advocates Scholars who have explored their AAPI identities while studying abroad. Read more to hear their stories.

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Posted in: London, England, Sydney, Australia, Shanghai, China, Diversity Abroad

Bringing the Australian Experience to My Remote Internship

May 25, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Michaela Clarke

Michaela brought a taste of Australia to her remote experience by preparing popular delicacies for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. She even got her family to join in! Take a look to see what was on the menu.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Internships Abroad, Local Culture

My Remote Cultural Experiences in London

May 20, 2021 1:00:00 PM / by Savanna Nolau

With the availability of virtual tours, Savanna has been able to experience the global city of London and its culture firsthand as part of her remote study abroad and internship program. Take a look at her visits at the Houses of Parliament, The British Museum, and the Museum of London Docklands.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

History, Culture, and Outdoor Adventures: A Weekend in Catalonia

May 19, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Andrew McKenzie

From visiting the Penedes Region to trekking around Montserrat, Andy tells us about his adventures and how that bonded him and his study abroad friends for life. As his semester winds down, Andy is taking in more of the culture and country at a different pace while reflecting on time with his roommates and coworkers.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

Mind and Heart: The Challenge of Colonialism

May 11, 2021 9:33:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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This month, Dr. Mike Woolf opens up a dialogue on the broader international and historical contexts of colonialism and how it connects to the problematic past with the turbulent times in which we live. He also brings up the effects of colonialism upon social, political, and economic structures.

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Posted in: International Education

What it’s Like Working as a (Remote) Legal Research Intern

May 4, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Michaela Clarke

Michaela blogs about her experience as a legal intern doing research and case reviews on forensic guidelines. She interns remotely with Networked Knowledge, a team focused on wrongful convictions, in Australia. Michaela shares how this internship aligns with her forensic studies major while preparing her for the job market. 

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Internships Abroad

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