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Gaining a Global Perspective While Interning from Home

Jan 11, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Guest Posts

Interning remotely from Michigan, CAPA London student Abigale Mumby writes about her experience promoting history education in the UK. She expands on how she used her history background and European studies knowledge in her projects to create study guides for A-Level students. Find out more about her journey and how this led to her latest position at a museum in Michigan.

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

CAPA’s Internship Site Supervisor Awards

Nov 19, 2020 9:51:00 AM / by Hayley Ni Bhriain

Part of having a great internship experience is having a strong supervisor who's able to guide and coach a student's professional development. CAPA has launched an initiative called the ‘Internship Excellence Awards’ to recognize these wonderful supervisors and internship sites. Hear from nine CAPA students on their global professional journey and what they've learned along the way.

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Posted in: Internships 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

Setting Goals for your Internship Abroad

Nov 9, 2020 10:13:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

Today we'll cover why and how you should set personal and professional goals as you begin an internship abroad. What matters to you? What do you want to achieve at the end of the experience? Through it all, CAPA will guide you step-by-step and help create a path for success as you focus on your goals. 

P.S. We've included a Q&A with Craig Kench, CAPA’s Vice President of Global Internships, on how you can set your goals, evaluate them, and work with CAPA and your peers to achieve them on your study abroad journey.

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Posted in: Internships Abroad

One Year Later: A Reflection on my Internship in Sydney

Nov 2, 2020 9:26:00 AM / by Cory Clemente

CAPA Sydney alumnus Cory Clemente joins us to share an honest reflection on his internship in Sydney one year after he has retuned home. Check out the video to hear about Cory's experiences and to see what he got out of his internship!

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Posted in: CAPA Alumni, Sydney, Australia, Internships Abroad

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

On Skills and Relationships Gained Through My Remote CAPA Program

Sep 10, 2020 9:51:00 AM / by Sarah Harmon

Sarah completed her internship and classes (based in Florence and London) remotely this past semester. She notes what she achieved as an intern at a new Italian handcrafted luxury brand, including a meaningful partnership with NAACP for a Black Lives Matter campaign. Sarah also talks about how this experience challenged her to translate her global marketing coursework into tangible actions cross-culturally, as well as her deepened interest in her minor in Italian. Want to know what particularly shocked her about this first-time experience? Read on!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Internships Abroad, Online Study Abroad

My Experience with the CAPA Global Internship Course & Mock Interview

Aug 20, 2020 10:15:00 AM / by Sarah Harmon

In a globalized world, the importance of staying interculturally competent, connected, and professionally prepared has never been so significant. Sarah gives us a look at how her experience with the CAPA Global Internship Course has been with tools such as mock interviews, tailored resumes and cover letters, international business etiquette, and more.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Internships Abroad, Remote Internships

My Top 3 Takeaways from the CAPA Global Internship Course

Aug 14, 2020 9:55:00 AM / by Antonia Bignotti

Antonia dives into how she boosted her international experience with the CAPA Global Internship Course. Want to share how your professional skills and global internship make you a hireable candidate? This post will give you an overview on how you can prepare for a career and convey your strengths and achievements to potential employers.

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad, Remote Internships

A Global Intern Shares 5 Reasons to Intern Remotely Through CAPA

Aug 10, 2020 9:33:00 AM / by Sarah Harmon

Touching on her own experience and career aspirations, Sarah discusses the reasons why she decided to intern remotely, and why she believes the CAPA Remote Internship program provides important value to students in the new Global context.

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad, Remote Internships

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