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What I Learned from a Summer Internship in Barcelona

Aug 9, 2019 11:17:00 AM / by Grace Pyron

Over the course of 6 weeks in the summer, Grace interned with the Barcelona International Human Rights Film Festival. She reveals 3 major things that she got a hang of for a great experience abroad. She shares how she embraced the cultural differences and centered her perspective on growth instead of failure. Whether you're nervous about interning in a different culture or motivated to exceed your internship expectations, read this post as you get your ducks in a row for a successful time abroad!

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Posted in: Internships Abroad, Barcelona, Spain

How to Have a Successful Global Internship in Barcelona

Jul 29, 2019 1:18:00 PM / by Grace Pyron

Want to know the secrets to having a successful internship? Grace gathers advice from her fellow CAPA Barcelona interns and shares what you need to know about socializing with your coworkers, staying on top of your work, and being proactive.

P.S. Feel free to pass this along to your friends who plan on interning too!

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Posted in: Internships Abroad, Barcelona, Spain

Hear from 7 CAPA Students About their Internships in Shanghai

Jul 14, 2019 1:35:00 PM / by Absa Samba

If interning is part of your study abroad plans, then you should read this compilation of student profiles from Shanghai! These rising juniors share what they do in their roles, how their interests align with the internships, and the important lessons they're taking away from each experience. 

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Internships Abroad

Inside My Data Analytics Internship in Shanghai

Jul 11, 2019 12:43:38 PM / by Lauren Girard

Want to know more about what it's like to intern in Shanghai? Lauren gives us all the details of her Data Analytics internship with CAPGemini, a French company with offices in Shanghai. From her commute to her daily tasks, the view from her office, and a chat with her coworker, Lauren shares what she is gaining from this experience!

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Internships Abroad

Here is the Key to Success In Any Internship Abroad...

Jul 11, 2019 10:48:00 AM / by Anderson Wray

Anderson tells us how having the right mindset can lead to a rewarding experience. He talks about a challenging project he's been tasked with and how he's bridging the gaps between his accounting degree, economics internship, and the future of his field. Get his take on the two important lessons he's internalized based on his internship experience so far.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Internships Abroad

Thriving in Dublin’s Workspace: Tips for Making Your Internship Abroad a Success

Jul 7, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Katie Berlin

How do you live your best life in Dublin? Leave it to Katie to share all her tips with you! Find out how to balance classes, a beneficial internship, AND some good downtime while abroad. With good planning and a dose of spontaneity, you'll be on your way to building fundamental skills for your career while making memories from this experience of a lifetime.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Internships 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

4 Benefits of Doing an Internship in Barcelona

Jun 19, 2019 10:29:00 AM / by Grace Pyron

Doing an internship abroad will fulfill more than just academic requirements and work experience; you'll be fully immersed with locals and see how this will guide the rest of your professional life. Barcelona has been evolving into a competitive playing field and has proved to be a good environment for students to do internships. Grace gives us four key reasons why doing an international internship will be invaluable to your overall development.

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Posted in: Internships Abroad, Barcelona, Spain

How Interning in Shanghai is Already Changing my Perspective

Jun 14, 2019 11:24:00 AM / by Absa Samba

Known for striking a balance between history and modernity, Shanghai serves as a good place to explore a new culture while navigating the language barrier. Through her internship in Shanghai with CAPA, Absa Samba, a Freeman Grant Scholarship recipient and Champlain College student, has been able to learn more about the Chinese culture and city infrastructure. Check out why she's determined to keep an open mind and grow more as an individual this summer!

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Internships Abroad

Culture, Colleagues, and Concentrate: How I Broke the Ice at my Internship in London

May 24, 2019 10:32:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA Spring 2019 Diversity Advocates scholar Juan Gonzalez shares some of the memorable moments from his internship with Kingston Smith LLP in London. He also talks about his innocent mishap involving juice that made for a great laugh with his colleagues! As he reflects on the positive corporate culture and how he was able to foster social connections, he expresses his gratitude for a fulfilling experience during his semester and internship abroad.

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

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