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Sarah Harmon

Sarah Harmon is a Global Management, Political Science, and French major from the University of Pittsburgh and will be interning remotely at Energieker in Florence, Italy. She is looking forward to taking classes taught in both Florence and London as well, and she is excited to find innovative ways to engage with foreign cultures from her own home. Follow her journey through the new concept of remote internships and classes!

Recent Posts

On Skills and Relationships Gained Through My Remote CAPA Program

Sep 10, 2020 9:51:00 AM / by Sarah Harmon

Sarah completed her internship and classes (based in Florence and London) remotely this past semester. She notes what she achieved as an intern at a new Italian handcrafted luxury brand, including a meaningful partnership with NAACP for a Black Lives Matter campaign. Sarah also talks about how this experience challenged her to translate her global marketing coursework into tangible actions cross-culturally, as well as her deepened interest in her minor in Italian. Want to know what particularly shocked her about this first-time experience? Read on!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Internships Abroad, Online Study Abroad

What I Learned About Globalization Through My CAPA Courses

Aug 28, 2020 10:35:00 AM / by Sarah Harmon

In her final vlog, Sarah Harmon discusses her CAPA courses: Cross Cultural Psychology and Analyzing and Exploring the Global City: London. Watch to hear more details of these courses and what Sarah learned!

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy, Online Study Abroad

My Experience with the CAPA Global Internship Course & Mock Interview

Aug 20, 2020 10:15:00 AM / by Sarah Harmon

In a globalized world, the importance of staying interculturally competent, connected, and professionally prepared has never been so significant. Sarah gives us a look at how her experience with the CAPA Global Internship Course has been with tools such as mock interviews, tailored resumes and cover letters, international business etiquette, and more.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Internships Abroad, Remote Internships

A Global Intern Shares 5 Reasons to Intern Remotely Through CAPA

Aug 10, 2020 9:33:00 AM / by Sarah Harmon

Touching on her own experience and career aspirations, Sarah discusses the reasons why she decided to intern remotely, and why she believes the CAPA Remote Internship program provides important value to students in the new Global context.

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

How to Stay Organized and Productive When Interning Remotely

Aug 3, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Sarah Harmon

Set the tone for your week by using these 7 tips! Sarah Harmon is interning remotely this semester and shares how she restructured her days to accommodate a new normal. From getting into the right mindset to staying organized and stress-free, see the steps she takes to successfully accomplish her daily goals.

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

4 Ways You Can Engage With Other Cultures Remotely

Jul 27, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Sarah Harmon

Sarah Harmon, a Global Management and Political Science major from the University of Pittsburgh, shares her 5 recommendations for how you can engage with other cultures while your in-person travel and study abroad plans have been put on pause. Watch more to learn how you can keep your world open from the comfort of your own home!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture, Online Study Abroad

Meet Sarah Harmon: Official CAPA Vlogger Remote Summer 2020

Jul 16, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Sarah Harmon

Meet Sarah Harmon, an official CAPA blogger for our remote London and Florence programs for Summer 2020:

University: University of Pittsburgh
Majors: Global Management, Political Science, French
Location of CAPA Courses: Florence, London
Location of Internship Site: Florence
Internship or volunteer placement: Batog

What are you most excited for this summer term?
I’m looking forward to meeting new people from all over the world and engaging with numerous cultures all from my home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I’m especially excited to learn about the cities in my courses, Florence and London.

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy, Remote Internships

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