An Insider's Guide to the CAPA Belfast Excursion

Jul 15, 2019 12:20:00 PM / by Katie Berlin

Brush up on your knowledge of the region with Katie! She tells us what you need to know about going to Belfast and the type of tours you'll encounter. Get to witness and hear about the city's history and what else you can do to spend time in the area (Game of Thrones filming locations, anyone?). Katie also drops an Irish lingo guide in this post to help you out as you gallivant around Belfast and Dublin.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Local Culture

Hear from 7 CAPA Students About their Internships in Shanghai

Jul 14, 2019 1:35:00 PM / by Absa Samba

If interning is part of your study abroad plans, then you should read this compilation of student profiles from Shanghai! These rising juniors share what they do in their roles, how their interests align with the internships, and the important lessons they're taking away from each experience. 

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Internships Abroad

Chasing the Iguazu Waterfalls in Argentina

Jul 12, 2019 2:52:27 PM / by Sarah Williamson

Sarah jets off on a weekend getaway to see a major waterfall outside of Buenos Aires and takes us along for the adventure. She also makes her way to the national park and checks out several trails in the area. Spoiler alert: the Iguazu Falls did not disappoint!

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Why Study Abroad

The Whole Wide Globe: Shakespeare's Legacy and London

Jul 12, 2019 10:47:00 AM / by Hannah Woodruff

If you want to study the life and works of William Shakespeare, then London is the place to be! Hannah writes about fulfilling her literature elective with a Shakespeare class and the chance to see his plays brought to life at the Globe and Bridge Theatre. She also explains the significance of learning about his life—from his artistry to his universality—in this very city where he lived.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

Top 6 Places to Talk a Walk While Studying in Buenos Aires

Jul 11, 2019 2:15:00 PM / by Shivani Pandya

Shivani gives us an insider tip on the top places in Buenos Aires (and one in Uruguay) you can enjoy while getting some steps in. From street markets like Chinatown to green spaces in parks, make sure you bring your walking shoes so you can comfortably take in the sights of the city and maybe get some unique knick knacks along the way!

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Why Study Abroad

7 Iconic Filming Locations to Visit in London

Jul 11, 2019 12:51:32 PM / by Clare Wiegel

Many of us began to discover our love for the city of London from a distance, through the screens of movie theaters, TVs, and smartphones. That said, Clare Weigel, a CAPA IGTV vlogger and self-described movie buff, made sure to explore London's many iconic filming locations during her summer study abroad. Follow along her film-lovers pilgrimage and get inspired for your own!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Inside My Data Analytics Internship in Shanghai

Jul 11, 2019 12:43:38 PM / by Lauren Girard

Want to know more about what it's like to intern in Shanghai? Lauren gives us all the details of her Data Analytics internship with CAPGemini, a French company with offices in Shanghai. From her commute to her daily tasks, the view from her office, and a chat with her coworker, Lauren shares what she is gaining from this experience!

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Internships Abroad

Here is the Key to Success In Any Internship Abroad...

Jul 11, 2019 10:48:00 AM / by Anderson Wray

Anderson tells us how having the right mindset can lead to a rewarding experience. He talks about a challenging project he's been tasked with and how he's bridging the gaps between his accounting degree, economics internship, and the future of his field. Get his take on the two important lessons he's internalized based on his internship experience so far.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Internships Abroad

All About My Ganzo! Family Experience in Florence, Italy

Jul 8, 2019 11:29:00 AM / by Brielle Saggese

After her first week with her Ganzo! host family, Brielle immediately felt at home. She shares some memories of them and how they made her time abroad special. She also talks about the relationships she has formed with them and how they helped her improve her Italian language skills over time.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

Thriving in Dublin’s Workspace: Tips for Making Your Internship Abroad a Success

Jul 7, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Katie Berlin

How do you live your best life in Dublin? Leave it to Katie to share all her tips with you! Find out how to balance classes, a beneficial internship, AND some good downtime while abroad. With good planning and a dose of spontaneity, you'll be on your way to building fundamental skills for your career while making memories from this experience of a lifetime.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Internships Abroad


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