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Meghan Flood — Blog 3: Food and Food for Thought

Much has happened in the two months I’ve been in Japan. I’ve made friends, explored cities, survived two violent typhoons, and carved out a small piece of this country to call my own. It is now past my halfway mark—four… Continue Reading →

Meghan Flood – Blog 2: Finding Kindness and Connections

After watching the rest of my CAPI intern cohort be in the field for four months, I finally touched down at Tokyo Narita Airport on August 25, ready to take up the reins and begin my internship with CITYNET Yokohama… Continue Reading →

Erin Spence – Blog 4: Endings and Beginnings

It is so close to the end, isn’t it? Only a few more weeks until everything I own will be packed, rolled, shoved into suitcases and sent back to Canada. A third of the year has passed so quickly. I… Continue Reading →

Erin Spence – Blog 5: Dear Future Intern…

Dear Future Intern, Perhaps you are reading this blog frantically before your first interview with Robyn, hoping to glean some insight into the application process. Maybe you have already been accepted and you are now raking through the CAPI blog… Continue Reading →

Erin Spence – Blog 3: Eat the Fruit

Two months have passed. Everything about my weekdays are steeped in familiarity now. The same trainers greet me every day as I sweatily climb the stairs at the pool, the cheap apples are always tucked in the same corner of… Continue Reading →

Erin Spence – Blog 2: Laying Down Roots

It has been a whole month and a half since I came to Yokohama, and I am absolutely smitten. One of the most significant outcomes of this first month was a realization of my own resilience, both professionally and personally…. Continue Reading →

Meghan Flood – Blog 1: Introductory Podcast

Hello everyone! I’m so excited to post my first blog! In this podcast, my good friend and fellow CAPI intern Selina interviewed me about myself, my placement, and what I’m looking forward to while living in Japan! Give it a… Continue Reading →

Erin Spence – Blog 1: Introductory Podcast

Hello, and welcome to my first blog post and podcast! In this recording, I am interviewed by my fellow CAPI intern, Ariana Maragh, about my background, my goals for the internship, and what I hope to learn from this amazing… Continue Reading →

Liam Marshall – Blog 5: Dear Future Intern

Dear Future Intern, You’re about to embark on what will be, without a doubt, one of the biggest and most intense experiences that you will ever have.  So it’s understandable if you’re feeling a little nervous, or a little scared. … Continue Reading →

Liam Marshall – Blog Post 4: Work and Hard Work

I haven’t yet talked about who I work for, and what it is that I do for them.  So the first bit of this blog post will be an introduction to my host organization, CITYNET. Strictly speaking, my host organization… Continue Reading →

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