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Finding Community During Black History Month in London

Nov 4, 2021 10:52:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA student and Diversity Advocates Scholar Cara Wilson shares her experience on studying abroad twice in London, connecting with the black community and culture in this global city, and finding friendships with those who share her experiences as a person of color abroad.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

How Studying Abroad in Dublin Opened Doors for Me

Oct 19, 2021 10:03:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA alum (and CAPA student ambassador) Brandon Mooney studied abroad in Dublin, Ireland in spring 2018. Today, he reflects on how his time in Dublin shaped him and opened doors he didn’t know existed.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Internships Abroad, Why Study Abroad

5 Reasons to Study Abroad in the Spring

Sep 16, 2021 9:17:00 AM / by Guest Posts

In this guest blog post, CAPA Ambassador Julia Marcoullier shares five reasons why the spring semester is a great time to study abroad. Plus, she shares some tips to help you as you prepare to go abroad. Check it out!

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

The Power of Environmental Activism to Restore our Earth

Apr 22, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Guest Posts

As we mark this year's Earth Day, we welcome Dr. Julia Miller, environmental historian and Academic Director of CAPA Sydney, to pen her thoughts on the impacts of bushfires in Australia and how collective environmental activism is the answer. She provides various steps we can take to sustain our environment and climate.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia

Gaining a Global Perspective While Interning from Home

Jan 11, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Guest Posts

Interning remotely from Michigan, CAPA London student Abigale Mumby writes about her experience promoting history education in the UK. She expands on how she used her history background and European studies knowledge in her projects to create study guides for A-Level students. Find out more about her journey and how this led to her latest position at a museum in Michigan.

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

CAPA Community Walkthrough

Jan 5, 2021 9:27:00 AM / by Guest Posts

The CAPA Community is a helpful resource for CAPA students from pre-departure to the end of their program. In this walkthrough video, you'll learn more about the resources available in the Community.

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Posted in: Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

A Visit to a Christmas Market in Florence

Dec 21, 2020 9:17:00 AM / by Guest Posts

Feeling festive? Let's take a virtual tour of a Christmas market in Florence, courtesy of CAPA alum Kristopher (Kip) Boryla, who studied abroad in fall 2017.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Holidays Abroad

The Benefits of a Remote Global Internship During a Pandemic

Nov 12, 2020 10:10:00 AM / by Guest Posts

A remote internship presents new challenges that an in-person internship can’t address. CAPA Barcelona student Charles Klempay talks about his nonprofit internship placement in Spain and how he adjusted to a new way of working to contribute to a great cause abroad. He also covers how this experience helps students embrace a global environment.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Internships Abroad

How to Talk About Your Study Abroad Program on Your Resume

Oct 2, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Guest Posts

Now that you've accumulated all this international experience from studying and interning abroad, what do you do next? Here are 3 useful tips from CAPA Dublin alumna Katie O'Meara on how to spruce up that resume and communicate your value to potential employers.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Internships Abroad

How My Semester Abroad Helps Me Maintain Hope in an Uncertain World

Jul 7, 2020 9:14:00 AM / by Guest Posts

In this reflective piece, CAPA London alumna Anna Chichester looks back on her time studying abroad as a first semester college senior. During these uncertain times, she is looking toward the future with the same mindset of hope and discovery that she had while studying in London.

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad


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