Answering Behavioral Interview Questions: Intercultural Fluency

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For most jobs today, it is essential to be able to work well with diverse teams, including individuals from cultures very different from your own (aka “Intercultural Fluency”). Don’t be surprised if you get a question about this competency in your next interview.

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Adjusting to Re-Entry and Staying Connected to Study Abroad

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By now you’ve returned home, but how do you stay connected to your time overseas? Here are just some ways you can reflect and reconnect with your study abroad experience:

Work or volunteer in your study abroad office, or become …

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How To Write A Resume Using Artificial Intelligence

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We are still in a time where you need to actually put some work into your own resume, AI hasn’t completely taken over just yet. However, we are starting to see more and more services and features online that will …

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7 Magical Places to Work and Study Abroad

There are many elements of magic during an experience abroad. There’s the fairytale backdrop, the fairy godmothers you meet to help you along your way, the magic carpet of an airplane to transport you thousands of miles from home, and …

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Upcoming Returnee Conferences!

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If you’re looking to reflect on your experience abroad with fellow returnees and learn how to go abroad again, consider attending a Lessons from Abroad returnee or re-entry conference in your area this spring. CAPA will be represented at several …

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

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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 …

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Practical Job Searching Tips for Millennials

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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 …

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How Study Abroad Can Help Define Your Career Path

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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, …

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

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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 …

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How to Show a ‘Growth Mindset’ in an Interview

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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 …

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