Meet Ben Gunduz, an official CAPA blogger in Buenos Aires, Argentina for Summer 2019:
University: Northeastern University
Major: International Business
Study Abroad Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Internship or volunteer placement: A treasure and partner intern at UNAJE
What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
To get a taste of life in Argentina and to be immersed in Argentine culture.
What are three of your hobbies and interests?
Soccer and sports, cooking, traveling, and learning about new cultures and people.
What’s one personal goal you hope to achieve while abroad?
I hope to gain progress toward my Spanish language competency.
What’s one professional goal you hope to achieve while abroad?
To gain actual work experience and to learn about the Argentine business culture.
What can we look forward to reading in your posts?
Seeing what life really is like to foreigners working and studying in Argentina.
Anything else you’d like to say to people reading for the first time?
I have participated in homestay programs before, and they are my preferred way of traveling; it gives another layer of insight into the culture.