Tag Archives: Spring 2014

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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Day by Day – A semester with Champlain Abroad Dublin

Will Saxe, Broadcast & Streaming media major at Champlain College, compiled one second of footage every day during his semester with Champlain Abroad Dublin Spring 2014. This “Day to Day” video is the final result. We think it captures our motto EXPLORE IMMERSE ENGAGE perfectly. Enjoy! Day by day by Will Saxe from Champlain Abroad […]

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For Dublin: A Letter Goodbye

Dear Dublin, Our time has come. This goodbye has been four months in the making. We knew there was an expiration date going into this. As it draws near, I give you this letter for closure.    To start, you were ready to give me everything you had as soon as our paths crossed. Chapters […]

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Dublin: The Trip of a Lifetime

I woke up yesterday just like any other day in Dublin, well except that as of 12:30, Saturday May 3, I would have the entire apartment to myself. For the first time since January, I was alone. Well, that’s not true, but hey it wouldn’t mean so much if I said I had friends right? This was a […]

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Oh Dublin, how good you have been to me!

This past semester has been one of the most memorable and incredible learning experiences of my life, if not the most. I wish I could encompass it all in such a short piece, but I will do my best to communicate to you the most critical points! During my time in Dublin I have learned […]

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Visit to the Irish Congress Trade Union

Recently, Champlain Abroad Dublin’s Conflict Management (COM 315) class went to the Irish Congress of Trade Unions building. The visit to the Congress Trade Union highlighted the significance of industrial conflict all over the world. As students, I thought that this topic of industrial conflict was particularly relevant. After arriving at the Irish Congress of […]

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Fleeing Hope: Ireland's Role in the United Nations' Mission to Help Refugees

In class today we had the extraordinary opportunity to be in the presence of an employee of The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).  UNHCR was established in December, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly.  The mission of the organization is to direct and coordinate actions on an international level […]

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Service learning placement at the Separate Children's Service

Aldous Huxley once said that “experience is not what happens to you, it’s what you do with what happens to you.” Time and time again I find this sentiment to ring true. Doing my student placement at The Separated Children’s Service has reinforced this belief.  The alternative school works with kids ranging from ages 12 […]

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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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