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Kai Kristiansen – Blog Post 4: Working at CityNet-PlusArts

There are few university students who have the opportunity to intern in Japan and even fewer who get the chance to do it while only speaking English. Naturally, this leads people to ask me “What do you do for work?“… Continue Reading →

Kai Kristiansen – Blog 3: The Food Culture Differences in Japan

Kai Kristiansen Blog #3: The Food Culture Differences in Japan.

Kai Kristiansen – Blog 2: The First Month of an Intern in Kobe, Japan

“The next stop is Sannomiya-Hanadokeimae (三宮・花時計前駅) Station“. The soft, peaceful, announcement plays from the subway speaker above me as I almost drop my phone frantically checking google maps making sure I’m at the right station… As I leap off the… Continue Reading →

Cheery Wang – Blog 1: Introduction

Hey everyone! Cheery here! I am thrilled to be part of the 2023 CAPI intern cohort and embark on my placement in Kobe, Japan for the non-profit organization CityNet Plus Arts. I’d love to kick off my intern blog series… Continue Reading →

Kai Kristiansen – Blog 1: Introduction Interview

Hi! My name is Kai Kristiansen and I am entering my fourth year as a business student at the University of Victoria. My internship will be with CITYNET Plus Arts in Kobe, Japan this summer which will be covered in… Continue Reading →

Russell Chiong – Blog 2: Nighttime snapshots

One thing that I didn’t realize before coming to Japan was the non-observance of daylight saving time. Even in September, the sun would set well before 6pm, giving the city a different, night-time feel on my commutes home across the… Continue Reading →

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 →

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