Why Learning the Humanities Is a Key to Success

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“The humanities are like water – combine them with many things, and they can grow into something amazing.”

As more and more students study subjects that they believe will lead to an immediate job after college, the humanities are dwindling. …

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Why You Should Teach English Overseas

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Jean-Marc Hachey, an International Careers Advisor and columnist for Transitions Abroad writes about the benefits of teaching English abroad. Opportunities range from teaching primary school aged children to business professionals. Hot markets and plenty of positions are available throughout Asia, Central and …

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Skills that You Gained from Study Abroad

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You’ve returned from studying abroad and developed so many new skills, but are you having trouble putting your amazing experience into words?

Check out this post from Syracuse University blogger Daniel Klamm on the skills that he gained during his …

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How to Sell Your Overseas Experience to Employers

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Jean-Marc Hachey is a best-selling writer on international careers. Hachey has worked for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, World University Service of Canada, Canadian Crossroads International, and the German Volunteer Service. He is the host of MyWorldAbroad and is …

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5 Key Academic Skills That Actually Translate to the Professional World

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This is a guest post by Ryan Hickey, Managing Editor of Peterson’s & EssayEdge

To many, college can be a kind of Shangri-La where a student gets to learn in a safe environment. Classes, particularly in some smaller liberal arts …

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7 Ways to Use Your Study Abroad Experience in a Job Interview

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Lauren Fitzpatrick, a writer at GoOverseas.com, shares 7 neat ways that you can use your study abroad experience in a job interview. We found these pretty helpful, maybe you will too.

1. Do Background Research

Read up on the company: …

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How a CAPA Dublin Internship Helped Kickstart My Career

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CAPA Dublin Study Abroad Alum Interview: Greg Mumford

Meet Greg, a CAPA Dublin study abroad alum who actually went on the program just after he graduated to gain internship experience which ended up landing him a great job for when …

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How My Study Abroad Experience Changed My Career Goals

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Words and photos by Julia Economou, a CAPA Sydney study abroad alumna and journalism and communications major from University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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Traveling to a new country and immersing yourself into a new culture is something …

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Top 7 Engineering Career Fairs to Attend in 2016

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With thousands of career fairs happening each year from 8,000 universities and colleges it’s hard to pick and choose which career fairs you should attend. Not only do you have to pick which schools to attend, but do you attend …

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