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Antonia Bignotti

Antonia Bignotti (she/her) studies human biology and sociology at the University of Kansas and will be interning with Invincible Me and taking a comparative health systems course. She is excited to learn to work remotely and experience a different culture from home. In between studying and interning she hopes to take advantage of the CAPA world events and network with her fellow interns.

Recent Posts

Two Important Professional Lessons From My Remote Global Internship

Sep 2, 2020 10:36:00 AM / by Antonia Bignotti

In her final blog of the summer, CAPA blogger Antonia reflects on her internship experience and shares two helpful professional lessons she learned through the experience that can be applied to many situations she'll encounter in her future career.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education, Remote Internships

Here Are The Benefits of Taking CAPA's Comparative Healthcare Systems Course

Aug 24, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Antonia Bignotti

Have you ever wondered how healthcare works in different countries? Antonia signed up for this course with hopes to work in this field someday and was able to learn the building blocks of a healthcare system and how to analyze systems across the globe critically. In this post, she gives us an overview of what you can expect in this course from lectures to guest speakers who share valuable insights from cultural perspectives and more.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education, Online Study Abroad

My Top 3 Takeaways from the CAPA Global Internship Course

Aug 14, 2020 9:55:00 AM / by Antonia Bignotti

Antonia dives into how she boosted her international experience with the CAPA Global Internship Course. Want to share how your professional skills and global internship make you a hireable candidate? This post will give you an overview on how you can prepare for a career and convey your strengths and achievements to potential employers.

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad, Remote Internships

How to Network During a Remote CAPA Experience

Aug 6, 2020 9:53:00 AM / by Antonia Bignotti

How do you figure out how to make a personal and professional connection remotely? This week, Antonia talks about 3 things you can do to make the most of virtual meetings and have worthwhile conversations with people you study or intern with. It might take a little bit more effort than in-person encounters, but it'll be worth it!

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad, Remote Internships

How to Experience a Different Culture from Home

Jul 30, 2020 10:11:00 AM / by Antonia Bignotti

Curious about other cultures and different ways of living? Antonia shares three simple, but creative ways to be in the know and get a taste of experiences from around the world — all from where you are right this minute. Let yourself be transported through movies, music, food, vlogs, and more!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture, Online Study Abroad

Why I Chose Remote Study Abroad… and Why You Should Too

Jul 23, 2020 10:07:00 AM / by Antonia Bignotti

Antonia was initially hesitant about trying a remote study abroad and internship program because she wanted to experience a new culture firsthand. What changed her mind about this unique virtual experience? She credits these 3 important reasons for influencing her final decision.

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad, Online Study Abroad

Meet Antonia Bignotti: Official CAPA London Blogger Remote Summer 2020

Jul 15, 2020 10:45:50 AM / by Antonia Bignotti

Meet Antonia Bignotti (she/her/hers), an official CAPA blogger for our remote London programs for Summer 2020:

University: University of Kansas 
Major: Human Biology with a Minor in Sociology
Location of CAPA Courses: London 
Location of Internship Site: London
Internship or volunteer placement: Invincible Me

What are you most excited for this summer term?
I am excited to be working for an organization focused on improving the health of their community. I look forward to carrying out research on mental health that will potentially be used to formulate their programs.  I am also excited and curious to learn how to experience a different work and academic culture from my own home.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education, Remote Internships


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