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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

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Spring 2021

Feb 3, 2021 3:45:00 PM / by Cara Pizzorusso

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

This semester, we have a mix of in-country and remote bloggers and vloggers sharing their unique experience either from their host countries and at-home locations. 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 reflection upon the end of their semesters, 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

Meet Michaela Clarke: Official CAPA Dublin Blogger Spring 2021

Jan 19, 2021 12:35:00 PM / by Michaela Clarke

Meet Michaela Clarke, an official CAPA blogger in Dublin, Ireland for Spring 2021:

University: Florida Gulf Coast University
Major:  Forensic Studies
Study Abroad Location: Dublin, Ireland
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am most excited to experience a different culture other than my own for who I have a lot in common with! Dublin is known as Europe’s Silicon Valley; I am interested how innovative they are and advancements they have made in Forensics.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland

How Studying Abroad Impacted my Career

Dec 2, 2020 9:58:00 AM / by Ellie LaFountain

CAPA alum Ellie LaFountain studied and interned abroad in Dublin, Ireland in fall 2019. Today, she’s back to give us an update on what she’s been up to since graduating from Ursinus College, and she shares how her experience in Dublin helped her get to where she is now.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, CAPA Alumni

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