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How My Internship in Buenos Aires Helped Me Find a Job

Nov 24, 2019 9:30:00 AM / by Ben Gunduz

Completing an international internship looks fantastic on a resume, but it's so much more than that. Check out Ben’s blog to see how his internship experience in Buenos Aires helped him improve upon valuable soft skills, including cross-cultural understanding and teamwork -- which led to him landing a competitive co-op job next semester.

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, 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

What I Gained from 40 Days as a Local in Buenos Aires

Aug 5, 2019 10:45:00 AM / by Ben Gunduz

Ben may be back in the US after studying and interning in Buenos Aires, but the changes he's experienced in his 40 days abroad are still fresh on his mind. He tells us the common questions he's asked, how improving his Spanish skills led to a summer job, and the amount of growth he's shown as a business student and a professional. Before Ben signs off as a CAPA blogger, he leaves 5 takeaways to take note of.

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Why Study Abroad

3 Things I've Learned From My Summer Abroad in Buenos Aires

Jul 26, 2019 10:58:00 AM / by Sarah Williamson

In her final post for us, Sarah shares 3 takeaways from her Argentinian summer. She recaps her progression from her first week until now and how she was able to explore Buenos Aires—even with a packed schedule. Sarah also leaves us with some advice for those once-in-a-lifetime experiences: just go ahead and DO IT.

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Posted in: International Education, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Playing the Same Tune

Jul 23, 2019 1:40:00 PM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf describes the connection and relationships between the Jewish and Black communities with music—specifically jazz music. He also shares numerous historic examples of how music represents the empathy found in each community, as well as the controversies that marginalize minorities and their shared experiences.

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

3 Life Lessons from A Semester Abroad in Buenos Aires

Jul 22, 2019 11:02:00 AM / by Shivani Pandya

After a semester abroad filled with change, a new language, and a desire to know a new part of the world, Shivani comes back with three life lessons under her belt. She reveals what it's like to go from being an outsider in a new city to a student immersing in local Buenos Aires culture. Throughout all the ups and downs, Shivani gained some newfound confidence and relishes the times she's had to adjust to challenges and rise above them.

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Why Study Abroad

A Day at a Ranch in Argentina

Jul 19, 2019 10:22:00 AM / by Ben Gunduz

On a quest to see more of Argentina's culture outside Buenos Aires? Ben cosigns this CAPA visit to Estancia Don Silvano, an Argentine cattle ranch. Filled with local cuisine tastings and beautiful views, the ranch also has plants and trees, as well as animals and horse racing for students to enjoy a break from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Local Culture

Chasing the Iguazu Waterfalls in Argentina

Jul 12, 2019 2:52:27 PM / by Sarah Williamson

Sarah jets off on a weekend getaway to see a major waterfall outside of Buenos Aires and takes us along for the adventure. She also makes her way to the national park and checks out several trails in the area. Spoiler alert: the Iguazu Falls did not disappoint!

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Why Study Abroad

Top 6 Places to Talk a Walk While Studying in Buenos Aires

Jul 11, 2019 2:15:00 PM / by Shivani Pandya

Shivani gives us an insider tip on the top places in Buenos Aires (and one in Uruguay) you can enjoy while getting some steps in. From street markets like Chinatown to green spaces in parks, make sure you bring your walking shoes so you can comfortably take in the sights of the city and maybe get some unique knick knacks along the way!

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Why Study Abroad

What an Internship in Buenos Aires is Really Like

Jul 5, 2019 10:55:00 AM / by Ben Gunduz

Welcome to the life of an intern in Buenos Aires. Ben talks about his placement with the Argentine Union of Young Entrepreneurs and what it's like venturing into the Argentine business world. He shares how he balances his day-to-day tasks while resolving issues and helping clients through it all. Plus, Ben also got to gain strides with his Spanish skills!

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Internships Abroad

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