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
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 would say it is the best thing for anyone who has no true direction. If you are an unsure college student like many people I know, this is the right place for you. It gives you a new perspective and will help you realize just who you are Elizabeth Carey - Simmons College View Entire Review
I learned so much about myself and others. Particularly about meshing with the culture of others around me and embracing peoples differences. Yes, 100% worth while. Angela Vines - Hood College View Entire Review
I learned how to become a more independent person and also learned a lot about Irish culture Ciara Kilian - Clark University - Worcester View Entire Review
I gained a whole new perspective on the world that I didn't realize I would. I have lived in a small town most of my life and I didn't realize how much I was missing out on. Jenna U - Howard Payne University View Entire Review
I grew a lot personally. I improved my communication, cultural and adaptability skills. It was definitely worthwhile! Sydney S - Xavier University View Entire Review
CAPA made me more independent and ready for the future. I wouldn't have any of the amazing job opportunities I've been blessed with if I hadn't gone. Jane K - University of Massachusetts Amherst / UMass View Entire Review
I gained more of an ability to socialize and more confidence in myself in general. It was definitely worth it! Dani S - Pace University View Entire Review
I evolved so much as a person and became so much more independent and mature. I now know that I can do anything I set my mind to and have the ability to do whatever I want. Maggie M - University of Massachusetts Amherst / UMass View Entire Review
I learned so much about irish culture and loved it. Christopher P - Davis & Elkins College View Entire Review
I learned a lot about my personality as an employee and in the workplace. I got to experience a unique culture, without the language barrier, and break down cultural boundaries, learn about European affairs and European views on foreign affairs. If I could, I would go back to Ireland today! Lexie J - Rollins College View Entire Review
I think I know more about Irish history than American history now, which is somewhat unfortunate. However, that speaks volumes about how engrossing Irish history is and how accessible most historic sites are. Samantha G - Arizona State University View Entire Review
Everything was worth while, I wish I had longer. A student - Mount Saint Mary College View Entire Review
I was reminded of just how strong and capable I am as a person. My independence thrived and I was reminded that I am all I need to get anything done. In a way, I found myself. Lily G - Rollins College View Entire Review
Study abroad was the most impacting adventure in my life thus far. There is nothing I wouldn't do to go back in time and re live it. I learned more about myself than I ever have before including: independence, time management, intercultural competence, and I learned how to live with no regret. I did everything I set out to do an... Nicole T - Lasell College View Entire Review
I learned that the world is only as massive as we allow it to be, and there is nothing that can stop someone from learning as much as he/she can. Studying abroad will always be one of the best choices I have made in my life. The monetary cost should be the least of anyone's worries, as daunting as it may be, because I collected ... Abigail Crain - Missouri Baptist University View Entire Review
My internship was incredible placement. I gained agency experience that is very hard to find in the U.S. Also, I learned about Dublin and Irish history. The list is very long on what I learned/gained from the experience- it may even be immeasurable! Bailey - University of Florida View Entire Review
I gained international insight, cultural awareness, independence, really everything everyone told me I would. The best part for me was the feeling of belonging..first of all, Dublin is small and easy to manage. Secondly, a lot of people say they will just travel after college, which is great of course, but when will we ever be i... Kate C - Clark University - Worcester View Entire Review
I learned how to live in a Global City and adapt to a new culture. I learned so much about travel and about Europe itself. This experience was 100% worthwhile. I have become a more independent, outgoing and confident person and student. Brianna C - D'Youville College View Entire Review
the work and school culture. Yes. It was worthwhile. Jonathan L - Arizona State University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about independence, time and money management, and breaking out of my shell. Griffin D - University of Massachusetts Amherst / UMass View Entire Review
I gained so many new life skills from this program! Being able to intern in another country helped me learn so much, and will definitely boost my resume. Luz A - University of Massachusetts Amherst / UMass View Entire Review
I am very shy and not used to getting out of my comfort zone. I also commute to my home institution, so I had never been away from home. This experience made me more independent and allowed me to open up to new people and make new friends. I also learned that I absolutely love to travel and I am excited for my next traveling exp... Kirsten R - Hood College View Entire Review
I learned how to make friends with locals, how to travel on a budget, and pretty much everything about the history and culture of Dublin. Clara K - Marymount Manhattan College View Entire Review
I learned so much about living on my own, who I am as a person, who I want to be, etc. Being so far from home and living with four strangers really teaches you patience and pushes you outside your comfort zone which will only make you grow as a person. Emily S - D'Youville College 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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