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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 →

Liam Marshall – Blog 2: Barriers and Discoveries

Before coming to Japan, my goal for this trip was to explore the cultural differences between Japan and Canada, and to investigate the philosophical undercurrents that are connected to such differences.  Having learnt some Japanese, and found it fascinating, I… Continue Reading →

Liam Marshall – Blog 1: Introduction Podcast

Hello, my name is Liam Marshall and I’m an undergraduate student studying Philosophy at UVic.  I am very excited to be travelling to work with CITYNET in Yokohama, Japan this summer. This pre-departure interview was recorded at CAPI with the… Continue Reading →

Rasheedah White – Blog 2: Sharing of Best Practices in Disaster Risk Reduction

My first month here in Japan started with CITYNET’s 10th Disaster Cluster Seminar. Being a part of this organization has given me the opportunity to learn about disaster management and risk reduction protocols across the Asia Pacific region. Rasheedah-White-Blog-2-Sharing-of-best-practices-in-DRR

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