Jessie Gibson

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Tour CAPA Florence with Our Beloved Resident Director, Lorenzo

Sep 20, 2019 9:22:28 AM / by Jessie Gibson

Housed in Palazzo Galli-Tassi, a 15th century palace in the Santa Croce neighborhood, our CAPA Florence center is rich with Italian history and culture. Get to know the space where you could be studying abroad in Florence with Resident Director, Lorenzo Ciccarelli!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, florence-vlog

Introducing Our Fall 2019 Diversity Advocates Scholars

Sep 4, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

At CAPA, we seek to foster increased student diversity and to provide all participants with the opportunity to explore, challenge and redefine their identities in distinct ways. Launched in Spring 2017, the Diversity Advocates Program (DAP) is an extension of this philosophy and provides resources for advocates to pursue diversity initiatives of their own within their global cities.

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Posted in: Diversity Abroad, Scholarships & Financing

10 Examples of CAPA Internships From Our 7 Global Cities

Sep 3, 2019 3:16:43 PM / by Jessie Gibson

We work with over 2,100 organizations in 70+ industries globally to place students into our Global Internships. While every placement is unique to the student, we wanted to share these 10 past CAPA interns to give you an idea of what your Global Internship could be like.

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Posted in: Internships Abroad

An Inside Look Into Interning Abroad with CAPA

Aug 26, 2019 10:30:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

Hear from Craig Kench, our V.P. Of Global Internships, Katie Lander, our London Internships Manager, past students, and intern supervisors about why taking on a Global Internship, specifically through CAPA, makes students more competitive in the global job market.

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Posted in: Internships Abroad

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Fall 2019

Aug 22, 2019 10:27:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for Fall 2019!

Each of them will receive a grant accompanied by an explorer fund while they are abroad to help them generate their stories here on CAPA World. From pre-departure thoughts through their reflection upon their return to The States, we will watch the stories of these students unfold as they learn about their host country, explore and discover the real city beyond stereotypes and expectations, interact with locals, focus on their academics and complete internships.

So who are they and where are they going?

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shanghai, China, Official Bloggers and Vloggers, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

3 Important Student Safety Capabilities of CAPA's Guardian App

Aug 1, 2019 10:32:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

Included as part of our comprehensive student health & safety plan is access to the CAPA Guardian App. Guardian is CAPA's official study abroad safety app (available for download on Android and iOS devices) and is loaded with many useful features and resources to help ensure that all CAPA students have a safe and healthy time abroad.

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Posted in: International Education, Safety Abroad

Top 10 Questions to Ask at Your First Study Abroad Fair

Jul 31, 2019 5:30:00 PM / by Jessie Gibson

Fall: it’s the season of change! Trees turn bright yellow and red, the weather cools down, and you’re back for another semester at school. But even with all of that change around you, what if you’re still craving something new? What if you want a change of pace or scenery? Luckily for you, this is one of the best times of year to attend your first study abroad fair, where you can learn about options to learn overseas.

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Posted in: Study Abroad, Fairs

7+ National Days of CAPA's 7 Global Cities

Jul 1, 2019 10:48:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

We have a roundup of some of the important and celebrated days in our global cities! Find out the history behind each National Day and how the locals recognize them. Some are steeped in tradition, while others are commemorated differently. Be sure to take note of the dates as well, you might just get to experience it while studying abroad!

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, International Education, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shanghai, China, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

Love GOES BEYOND Borders with CAPA at the Boston Pride Parade 2019

Jun 1, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

Happy first day of Pride Month! For a second year in a row, we are proud to be marching in the 2019 Boston Pride Parade on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

Join us as we celebrate diversity and the LGBTQIA community in our global city of Boston. As part of our ongoing commitment to equity and inclusion, CAPA The Global Education Network is sponsoring a Pride Parade Float and invites YOU – our partners, alumni, friends, and staff – to march alongside as we celebrate Love Beyond Borders and highlight on Pride Around the World! 

FUN FACT: CAPA took home the “Best Float Award” at the 2018 Boston Pride Parade, and we are determined to repeat it! 

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Posted in: Diversity Abroad, CAPA Staff

10 Reasons to Blog or Vlog for CAPA

May 31, 2019 4:21:17 PM / by Jessie Gibson

Will you represent your study abroad city as one of our official CAPA bloggers or vloggers during your Study Abroad Program?

Each term, we select a team of student bloggers and vloggers to share their study abroad experiences on the CAPA World blog. Each student on our team of storytellers will receive a grant of up to $550 to help you create awesome content for the CAPA World blog.  You can choose to produce blogs, vlogs, or Instagram TV vlogs!

Besides helping finance their adventures, previous CAPA bloggers and vloggers have loved the experience for a bunch of different reasons. Without further ado, here are 10 reasons to become a CAPA blogger or vlogger:

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Posted in: Scholarships & Financing