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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

Meet Clare Wiegel: Official CAPA London Instagram TV Vlogger Summer 2019

May 18, 2019 10:28:00 AM / by Clare Wiegel

Meet Clare Wiegel, an official CAPA Instagram TV vlogger in London, England for Summer 2019:

University: Samford University
Major: Journalism and Mass Communications
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am so excited to live somewhere that is brand new to me and I cannot wait to get to know London living like a local.

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Posted in: London, England

Meet Hannah Woodruff: Official CAPA London Blogger Summer 2019

May 18, 2019 10:21:00 AM / by Hannah Woodruff

Meet Hannah Woodruff, an official CAPA blogger in London, England for Summer 2019:

University: University of Pittsburgh
Major: A double major in English Literature and English Writing
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: N/A

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Posted in: London, England

Meet Camille Campbell: Official CAPA London Vlogger Summer 2019

May 18, 2019 10:11:00 AM / by Camille Campbell

Meet Camille Campbell, an official CAPA vlogger in London, England for Summer 2019:

University: Purdue University
Major: Mass Communication
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: Fully Focused Productions

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I’m excited to explore London’s countryside! I think it would be a great place to write and relax.

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Posted in: London, England

5 Things I Wish I knew BEFORE I Studied Abroad

May 15, 2019 12:49:30 PM / by Kendall Hoyt

In her final vlog of the semester, Kendall looks back at her pre-study abroad self and shares advice on what she wishes she had known before she studied abroad. From the biggest packing faux pas to setting expections and having the right mind set - this is advice anyone about to study abroad should hear!

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Posted in: London, England, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

Reimagining Priorities in Education Abroad

May 14, 2019 10:35:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf identifies the priorities set forth by study abroad providers and addresses the significance of academic objectives and outcomes of each student experience. He also looks at the relevance of studying abroad from a cultural perspective and discusses the impact and consequences of globalization.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

The Before and After Of A Semester Abroad in London

May 12, 2019 10:03:00 AM / by Sarah Mai

Before she closes out her study abroad experience, Sarah celebrates the changes she's seen in herself and the opportunity to explore London on an intimate level. As she writes her last post for CAPA, she sums up her favorite parts of being abroad, including being close to history, becoming well-versed in navigating London, and traveling independently.

Many thanks to Sarah for sharing and illustrating her life in London with us this spring. Your written and visual stories will be missed! We wish you the best of everything as you enter your next chapter.

(Original illustrations by Sarah Mai)

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

Flashbacks from an Unforgettable Summer Abroad in London

May 10, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

In this post, CAPA Alumna Alexandra Zurbrick flashes back to London during a rainy day at her home campus in Oswego, NY. She reminisces about the magic of unpredictable weather, the simultaneous noise and quiet of the city of London, and uses her senses to show that a study abroad experience is one that will never truly leave you. 

I’m sitting outside waiting for a bus back to my house in Oswego, New York. I can only hear the  buzzing of the outdoor lights that are already shining at 4:30pm. I’m bundled up in my fuzzy  scarf, but I know my nose is turning a dull red. Students quietly p ass lugging their backpacks  with them. Campus is quiet, I am quiet. The cloudy sky makes me smirk.

At the touch of a raindrop,  I know where I would rather be.

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

Tour the London Boroughs of Primrose Hill and Camden with CAPA

Apr 30, 2019 10:23:00 AM / by Kendall Hoyt

With every CAPA program comes a calendar of cultural activities called My Global City events for students to partake in outside of their classwork. In this vlog, Kendall takes us along on a CAPA guided walking tour through the London neighborhoods of Primrose Hill and Camden!

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

How to Dress Like a Londoner When Interning Abroad

Apr 24, 2019 10:54:00 AM / by Emma Dinnerstein & Kailey McIlwrath

In this video, Kailey and Emma share tips on how to dress like a local while studying and interning abroad in London. From advice on how to appropriately dress for an internship to how to pack and where shop on a student budget - this is your go-to guide if you're planning to intern in London with CAPA!

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

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