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

Dreaming of Dublin? Find your 2021 Study Abroad Program

Nov 18, 2020 9:12:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Thinking of studying abroad in Ireland next year but not sure which program is right for you? Read more to learn about all of CAPA's program options in Dublin, and find out more about a special scholarship that incoming Maynooth University direct enroll students can apply for!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

The Benefits of a Remote Global Internship During a Pandemic

Nov 12, 2020 10:10:00 AM / by Guest Posts

A remote internship presents new challenges that an in-person internship can’t address. CAPA Barcelona student Charles Klempay talks about his nonprofit internship placement in Spain and how he adjusted to a new way of working to contribute to a great cause abroad. He also covers how this experience helps students embrace a global environment.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Internships Abroad

Mock Interviews: A Key Feature of CAPA's Global Internship Course

Oct 26, 2020 10:15:00 AM / by Hayley Ni Bhriain

Want a deeper look at how mock interviews work as part of your study abroad and internship program? Let Hayley Ni Bhriain, CAPA Dublin’s Senior Program Coordinator, take you through each step of the process and shed some light into how this experience will be beneficial as you prepare to interview for future internships, jobs, and graduate school opportunities.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Internships Abroad, Remote Internships

Staying Productive & Engaged While Working & Studying at Home

Oct 5, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Though it's been an unpredictable year with disruptions and upheavals, it's also presented an opportunity to embrace new ways of doing things. Remote studying and working from home can be a new territory for many. We've put together a list of resources from books to podcasts to videos on how to take a breather and focus through self-care and other practical tips before engaging back into work and school.

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, Sydney, Australia, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

How to Talk About Your Study Abroad Program on Your Resume

Oct 2, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Guest Posts

Now that you've accumulated all this international experience from studying and interning abroad, what do you do next? Here are 3 useful tips from CAPA Dublin alumna Katie O'Meara on how to spruce up that resume and communicate your value to potential employers.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Internships Abroad

Alumni Advice For Those Thinking of Studying Abroad in Dublin

Sep 28, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Katie Berlin

CAPA Alumna Katie Berlin is back to talk about some gems from her adventurous semester abroad in Dublin. Take it from someone who's been there and done that — you'll want to know how pack adequately, engage in thought-provoking classes, make the best of your geographic location, and simply live and enjoy every second of study abroad.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad