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Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Fall 2021

Sep 14, 2021 9:25:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for fall 2021!

Each student 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 home, 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, Official Bloggers and Vloggers, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

A Final Reflection On My CAPA Remote Global Internship

Aug 11, 2021 10:30:00 AM / by Alyeea Turner

Alyeea Turner, a senior from Michigan State University, takes stock of her remote Ireland-based internship, her career goals, and six takeaways from the entire experience. She also leaves us with some key pieces of advice that'll help you in your own internship journey.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Internships Abroad

Establishing Routines When Interning Abroad Remotely

Jul 27, 2021 10:18:00 AM / by Alyeea Turner

Alyeea, who is currently interning remotely in Ireland, shares an update on her internship and some advice on how to set up a routine that works for you as you balance your responsibilities. She also emphasizes the importance of keeping an open line of communication with your internship supervisor.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Internships Abroad

Cultural Comparison: Ireland & Michigan

Jul 19, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Alyeea Turner

Alyeea Turner is eager to dig into the Irish culture and find out what the norms and preferences are as part of her internship this semester. In this post, she compares and contrasts the culture in Ireland and Michigan covering food, music, population demographics, and language.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Internships Abroad, Local Culture

Gaining Professional Work Experience Remotely

Jul 7, 2021 9:27:00 AM / by Alyeea Turner

Alyeea Turner is spending the summer gaining professional work experience at Ruth Graham Illustration in Ireland, where she is interning remotely. Read more to find out about Alyeea's role and see what a typical day looks like as a remote intern.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Internships Abroad

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Summer 2021

Jun 23, 2021 8:45:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for summer 2021!

This summer, we have a mix of in-country and remote bloggers and vloggers sharing their unique experiences from their host countries and from home. Each of them will receive a grant while they are studying with CAPA to help them generate their stories here on CAPA World. From pre-departure thoughts through their reflections upon the end of the summer term, we will watch the stories of these students unfold as they learn about their host countries, explore and discover their real global city locations 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

Meet Alyeea Turner: Official CAPA Dublin Remote Blogger Summer 2021

Jun 20, 2021 12:00:00 PM / by Alyeea Turner

Meet Alyeea Turner, an official CAPA Dublin remote blogger for Summer 2021:

University: Michigan State University
Major:  Apparel and Textile Design
Study Abroad Location: Dublin, Ireland
Internship or volunteer placement: Ruth Graham Illustration

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
The thing that I am most excited about is being able to obtain more work experience related to my major. I am also excited to complete a global internship.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland

Celebrating Pride Month

Jun 14, 2021 9:26:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

This month, we're celebrating Pride Month by sharing resources for LGBTQ+ study abroad students and highlighting stories from CAPA students who have explored their identities while studying abroad. Continue reading to find out more and to hear from alumni about their experiences.

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, Sydney, Australia, Diversity Abroad

Reflecting on Student Life in Dublin

Apr 7, 2021 10:10:00 AM / by Emma Aulenback

Emma Aulenback studied abroad in Dublin, Ireland in the spring of 2019, and today she’s back to share a reflection on her time abroad. She discusses what it was like adjusting from having a jam-packed academic, extracurricular, and social calendar as a college student in the US to having large blocks of unstructured free time in Dublin.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Local Culture

Tips for Preparing to Study Abroad

Feb 18, 2021 10:45:00 AM / by Michaela Clarke

In her first post for the CAPA World blog, remote Dublin intern Michaela Clarke shares a list of 10 tips on how to stay on top of study abroad logistics such as visas, scholarships and funding, cultural customs, and more - including tying up loose ends before you leave!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

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