CAPA The Global Education Network: Dublin Study or Intern Abroad
History and technology nestle side by side in Europe’s “Silicon Valley”. Dublin is energetic and charming, home to both a thriving youth culture and a mind-blowing past, especially when it comes to literature and music. Centuries-old castles and c... read more
The most important thing to take from this experience is how important it is to step out of your comfort zone. You learn so many new things that could never be taught in a classroom! A student - University of Florida View Entire Review
I learned so many things about Irish culture, as well as what it means to be culturally competent. It was incredibly worthwhile to participate in both the study abroad and internship components. Jennifer Hilsdon - University of Florida View Entire Review
Mostly learned to manage my time better to balance school work with traveling and just being able to meet different people from different backgrounds was eye-opening. Eileen Lee - University of California - Riverside View Entire Review
I learned so much about Irish culture, intercultural competence, and myself during this experience. It was definitely worthwhile and shaped me into who I am today. Grace Vitale - University of Florida View Entire Review
I gained lifelong friendships with both Americans and other international students! It was incredibly worthwhile, I would go back in a heartbeat. Molly M - Lasell College View Entire Review
I learned how to function effectively in a foreign environment. Katie O'Meara - University of Florida View Entire Review
I gained a lot of experience in my field and built stronger cultural competence. Thomas M - Arizona State University View Entire Review
I learned that it doesn't matter where you come from, your age or problems you face, you can make this experience what you want it to be. Don't be afraid to not do something just because you've never tried it before. Studying abroad is all about taking risk and exploring all the world has to offer. Shannon Hart - Lasell College View Entire Review
I learned to be much more independent. I now believe I deal with daily problems in a much better way. I learned how to adjust quickly to a new culture. Jodie - University of Massachusetts Amherst / UMass View Entire Review
This was the most worthwhile trip I have gone on. I learned how to adapt to a new culture so quickly. I became very independent as a person from being on this trip. Jenna G - Mount Saint Mary College View Entire Review
I learned about the Irish language and culture and it was beyond worthwhile. jackie k - University of Tampa View Entire Review
I learned way more than I had expected. It was more than worthwhile. You learn from the CAPA people, the other students in the program, tons of international students who share drastically different stories, the internship site, and the best friends you make. Aydali Campa - Arizona State University View Entire Review
I learned how to truly be on my own for the first time which was an extremely valuable experience. Taylor M - Clark University - Worcester View Entire Review
I learned how to interact with other cultures. My internship at the Screen Directors Guild of Ireland prepared me for my future careers, and I gained many skills. I learned a lot about the history of Ireland, which is one of the reasons I chose this program. Jessica Kisluk - SUNY - College at Oswego View Entire Review
Dublin lived up to its storybook expectations. In a city riddled with literature, art, and history there was never a dull moment. Through interning, studying, and exploring the city I was able to become culturally competent and aware. CAPA made sure those studying through the program had the support and guidance they needed, alo... Taylor O'Neil - Lasell College View Entire Review
I learned to not to be afraid to ask for help when it came to navigation. Jennifer Boyer - Rider University View Entire Review
I gained greater cultural competence and greater confidence in myself as an independent individual. I traveled Europe and lived abroad in another country for months, and this gave me an incredible sense of my identity and made me a better person. It was completely worthwhile. Brandon M - Clark University - Worcester View Entire Review
Studying abroad was definitely worthwhile. I gained more real-world experience by studying abroad with CAPA. Lucy Young - Seattle University View Entire Review
Of course I made life long friends, but I also gained personal values and skills that will stick with me for the rest of my life. CAPA allowed me to develop myself, my understanding of the world and life, and realize how trivial we all can be. I had a chance to step out of my bubble I call America, and see myself, my society for... Arielle - University of Florida View Entire Review
I learned a lot. Being immersed in a different culture is exceptionally beneficial because it teaches you cultural intelligence: in invaluable skill in all modern-professional realms. I learned how to perform professionally in a number of cultural contexts, I expanded on professional and basic skills such as techniques to use in... A student - Clark University - Worcester View Entire Review
I learned how to take care of myself, maintain my health, home and studies, I felt more mature when I returned. Jaylin Evert - St. Cloud State University View Entire Review
I gained so many valuable experiences from my time abroad. I learned more about myself and the world around me. Exposure to another culture, especially in the workplace, is an experience I will carry with me for the rest of my life. Madison Herdemian - University of Florida View Entire Review
I've always been interested in Ireland as a country, but when I started considering study abroad as an opportunity Dublin wasn't a city that even crossed my mind before I came across CAPA. I thought studying abroad meant moving to a country where everyone speaks a different language and lives a different lifestyle, and I was bra... Nathan - Cedarville University View Entire Review
Aside from personal growth, through this program I was able to learn a lot about Dublin and make some great friends. Going into the program I didn’t know anyone, but by the time I left I had made some wonderful connections with the CAPA team, my peers, and some locals! The relationships that I made while abroad allowed me to get... Isabelle Zoeckler - Clark University - Worcester View Entire Review
I learned so much about myself. Studying abroad taught me how to be more vulnerable, how to be more confident, to not avoid conflict, and reminded me of the freedom that I have as a young person. Courtney E - University of Florida View Entire Review
History and technology nestle side by side in Europe’s “Silicon Valley”. Dublin is energetic and charming, home to both a thriving youth culture and a mind-blowing past, especially when it comes to literature and music. Centuries-old castles and cathedrals mingle with a vibrant street art scene, trendy restaurants and creative independent shops. Dublin has always been a draw for explorers and still is, as its diversity, global city status and impressive number of international students will attest.
The CAPA Dublin program is based at Griffith College where 77 different nationalities are represented. Our distinctive blend of academic and experiential education takes your learning style, interests, preferences and independence into consideration. You’ll learn both inside the classroom and beyond, with field studies, excursions, and My Global City events. Plus you can choose to participate in a for-credit internship that will offer an incredible professional development opportunity.
Program Type(s):Study Abroad
- Academic Year
Relevant Study Subject(s):
- Liberal Arts, General Studies
- Communication and Media Studies
- Legal Studies
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