What do you need to know about Graduate Study in the UK?

Despite its relatively small geographic size, the UK is a big player on the international stage, in terms of its economy, cultural influence and also its higher education system. Second only to the US in popularity as a study abroad destination, the …

By Katie Lander
Katie Lander Profile Picture
Read more »

Practical Job Searching Tips for Millennials

There’s just no doubt about it: The job landscape for millennials is quite different than the one previous generations experienced. Even as the job market has recovered following the Great Recession, unemployment for millennials continues to remain high when compared …

By Briana Sicard
Briana Sicard Profile Picture
Read more »

How Study Abroad Can Help Define Your Career Path

Daniel-Rodriguez-internship-at-The-Independent-Spring-2014-2

There’s no doubt that study abroad has the potential to change you in many ways. One of the ways that students don’t realize right away is that your time overseas can shape your career path too! In this blog post …

By Emily Kearns
Emily Kearns Profile Picture
Read more »

5 STEM Job Search Secrets You Won’t Learn on Campus

science

As a returned CAPA alum, you know that STEM majors can study abroad. But what’s next? The Mathematical Association of America is a great resource to help those in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics take the next steps in …

By Hayle Wesolowski
Hayle Wesolowski Profile Picture
Read more »

How to Show a ‘Growth Mindset’ in an Interview

interview-tips

It is not uncommon to be asked in an interview ‘what’s your greatest weakness?’, ‘what’s been your biggest failure?’ or potentially, ‘why were you let go from your last job?’.

In this article Shana Lebowitz discusses with Traci Wilk, former …

By Katie Lander
Katie Lander Profile Picture
Read more »

How to Include Studying Abroad on Your Resume

CAPAStudyAbroad_Sydney_Spring2018_From Kaitlin O’Brien – Kaitlin sitting at desk at internship

So, you’ve studied abroad and most likely gained a ton of skills that will be useful in your future career. Now how do you articulate that to a future employer? GoOverseas shares some great tips for how to include your …

By Emily Kearns
Emily Kearns Profile Picture
Read more »

The Unexpected Ways Studying Abroad Benefits Your Education and Career

4 Tips on How to ‘Unpack’ your Study Abroad Experience in a Job Interview

With an increasingly globalized world, studying abroad is now more important than ever. Since you have studied abroad with CAPA, here are eight ways it has already begun to benefit you:

Improved Language Skills
Experience a Different Style of Teaching …

By Briana Sicard
Briana Sicard Profile Picture
Read more »

Speak Out Successfully

HBR logo

(Content Originally Published by the Harvard Business Review on November 27, 2018) Link to Original Article: https://hbr.org/ideacast/2018/11/speak-out-successfully 

James Detert, a professor at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, studies acts of courage in the workplace. His most surprising …

By Zion Griffin
Zion Griffin Profile Picture
Read more »

Study Again with CAPA: $300-$600 Grant!

Study Again with CAPA: $300-$600 Grant! thumbnail image

Can’t get enough of study abroad? If you studied abroad before on any of our programs, you will automatically receive a $600 grant to study abroad again on a regular semester program, or a $300 grant toward a regular summer …

By Hayle Wesolowski
Hayle Wesolowski Profile Picture
Read more »

Long-Lasting Benefits of Study Abroad from a CAPA Alumna

CAPAStudyAbroad_Human Rights Conference_Student Council in London holding goodie bags1 (1)

Now that you’ve returned from your time abroad, you might be doing a lot of reflecting. In this blog post, CAPA Buenos Aires alumna Claire Shrader shares 3 personal and professional perks of study abroad that she only realized …

By Hayle Wesolowski
Hayle Wesolowski Profile Picture
Read more »