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The Ins and Outs of My Market Research Internship through CAPA London

Mar 2, 2020 10:33:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

An internship that meets your interests and is a perfect fit for you? That's what CAPA alumnus Sarah Feinberg got when she spent her spring semester in London. Hear from her on how her international experience was from start to finish in a welcoming environment. Plus, meet two of her favorite doggy coworkers!

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

5 Ways to Feel More Like A Local While Studying Abroad in London

Feb 9, 2020 9:55:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

In this post, CAPA Alumna Liz shares 5 experiences to have whilyestudying in London to help you get the full experience of being a Londoner. 

After spending my fall semester studying abroad in London, I am confident that London is my favorite city in the world. The rich history, diverse culture, great public transportation, and incredible food scene make it a city where anyone can find something they love (normally more than just one thing!). I was very overwhelmed moving to a huge city like London. I attend Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, and I’m from a city about the size of Birmingham. That made moving to a big city and learning public transportation a bit daunting for me. However, I want to give you five tips to make the city feel a little bit homier, and maybe you’ll find the one thing you absolutely adore about London!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Meet the Spring 2020 CAPA Ambassadors

Feb 5, 2020 4:50:00 PM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

After returning from their own international programs, CAPA ambassadors take part in a semester-long leadership role to share their study abroad knowledge with other students on their home campus. These alumni play an important role in building support for study abroad among the general student population while also engaging with students considering a CAPA program in the near future! Meet several of the current Spring 2020 ambassadors and follow their stories on the CAPA World blog, linked below.

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Posted in: CAPA Alumni

10 Things You Get to Do With the CAPA London Theater Program

Jan 5, 2020 10:48:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

London is the city where the arts community come to life and keep things interesting. The city's rich history of theater and Shakesperean influence makes this an ideal place to pursue theater and creative arts with CAPA. Check out what's in store for you!

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Posted in: London, England, Food Abroad

7 Things I Learned During Summer Internship in London

Dec 27, 2019 11:15:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

From honing in on a communication style to adapting the way you learn on the job, CAPA alumnus Jackie Chmiel shares what she picked up after interning in London. Is an internship on your radar? Don't be afraid to jump at the opportunity!

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

5 Delicious & Interesting Markets to Visit When Studying in London

Nov 23, 2019 11:07:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

The city of London has a variety of unique markets all across its many boroughs. While living in London I was fortunate enough to visit five different markets that are musts if you’re traveling to London and want to find a unique souvenir or a delicious international taste.

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Posted in: London, England, Food Abroad

8 Things I Miss Most About Studying Abroad in Florence

Nov 14, 2019 10:35:50 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

From hanging out at Piazzale Michelangelo to taking a Food and Culture course, CAPA alumnus Erin Confortini shares a roundup of 8 things she's got on her mind—all thanks to a great semester in Florence. 

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

8 Tours You Can Go on When You Study Abroad in London with CAPA

Nov 7, 2019 11:16:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

Get up close and personal with London through these tours! CAPA alumnus Melody Marshall shares the 8 places she checked out and the best thing about each of them.

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

5 Things to Know if You Want to Study Abroad

Oct 27, 2019 9:28:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

Former CAPA Sydney student George shares 5 things to keep in mind before you go abroad—whether you’re still deciding to study abroad or if you're preparing to go on a CAPA program.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

From Start to Finish: a Semester Internship in Dublin with Olytico

Aug 24, 2019 10:44:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

CAPA alumnus Taylor O'Neil shares the top 5 highlights of her internship from start to finish and everything in between. She takes us through the steps she took to make this one of the best experiences during her time abroad. All the preparation beforehand was worth it! Take a look at Taylor's story and see how she benefited from interning with Olytico in Dublin.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Internships Abroad


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