Category Archives: Global Professional

Web summit – Champlain Meets the Tech World

Earlier this month I had the fantastic opportunity to attend Dublin’s Web Summit. Nearly two weeks later and I am still taking it in: new friends and potential business contacts, amazing speeches and panels, after parties, and more. The aftermath is still occurring as I haven’t come down from the high yet. But how did […]

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Immersion Through Education

By: Julianna Pratt, ’16 // Early Childhood and Elementary Education This semester, one way I have stepped out of my comfort zone is by working in a school in Ireland. For my Community Advocacy and Inquiry class we are required to do a placement in either a school or local organization in Dublin. I have […]

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Tips and Tricks to deal with Homesickness

When you travel somewhere else – like sleeping over at a friends house or sleep away camp, you know you are in for a fun time! It can be exciting to get away from home, learning new things, and spending time with friends! Study abroad is a fantastic experience to do all of that and […]

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Global in Dublin

Instead of staying in the classroom in my International Business and Macroeconomics class, (BUS 310) we decided to take a trip to the Facebook and Google headquarters. It was interesting to see where in Dublin these buildings were. We had been talking about different businesses in class with our professor Seamus White, but now we […]

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What Does Studying Abroad Say About You?

Seriously, what does it say? Going abroad can be a major game-changing life decision, comparable to picking a partner, a career path, or any other altering choice. I am already beginning to realize how I’ve changed in my short time at Champlain Abroad: Dublin. I was already very independent, but I have learned how to become […]

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Champlain Dublin students attend US Embassy event

Champlain College Dublin students were invited to a U.S. Embassy event last night to celebrate the importance of the J1 visa scheme and links between Ireland and the U.S.A.  The event was hosted by the embassy Charge D’Affaires Stuart Dwyer, with guest speaker Irish Tánaiste (Deputy Prime Minister) Joan Burton.  All speakers spoke at length […]

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My career catapult in Dublin

Greetings prospective study abroad goers and beyond. My name is Connor Sullivan and I have spent the past two semesters in Dublin as well as managed a top notch internship. At the behest of the fine staff at Champlain Dublin I will be talking a little bit about my work experience there, hopefully to encourage […]

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Marketing internship in Dublin

As a marketing intern at HKM Media this past semester at Champlain Abroad Dublin, it was an experience that has given me insight into what it is like working at a magazine company. From huge projects like working on important spreadsheets for both Totally Dublin Magazine and a website called Lessmore, to phoning companies to […]

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Student Placement at the Rookery Montessori & Crèche

Education, social work, psychology, and environmental policy students at Champlain Abroad Dublin are offered the chance to take the EHS 300: Community Advocacy and Inquiry course that has a half day placement requirement as a way to connect with a community while studying in Dublin. My placement is at the Rookery Montessori & Crèche in […]

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“If You Want to Learn They Will Teach You”

My name is Samantha Hoeltge and I am Junior Social Work major at Champlain College, currently studying in Ireland with Champlain Abroad Dublin.  Being a social work student has become an enlightening experience for me, and the fact that I get to spend some of my college learning in another country is a gift.  As a […]

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