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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

Addressing Homelessness: a Systemic, International Issue

Jan 27, 2020 11:45:00 AM / by Guest Posts

The one thing we all have in common is our shared identity of being human. CAPA Diversity Advocates scholar Danielle Tahan writes about homelessness in London and what we can do to support the community. She also talks about how she volunteered with a local organization to provide homeless youth a safe place to sleep overnight. Find out how you can also volunteer while studying abroad with CAPA!

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

Why I Love the Multicultural Side of Sydney

Jan 18, 2020 11:00:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA Diversity Advocates scholar Maria Do shares the reasons why she's drawn so much to Sydney and how her time there has strengthened her connection to her Vietnamese culture. She also explores Chinatown and Little Italy and gets a fine taste of the cuisine there.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Diversity Abroad

What I Learned from London's Diaspora Communities

Jan 17, 2020 10:30:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA Diversity Advocates scholar Uma Balaji interviews everyday people of color from the streets of London in order to better grasp the impact of British colonization. This project resulted in the Instagram account @_brownlondon_ chronicling the stories and backgrounds of various London migrants and their international cultures.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

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