CEA CAPA Directory
Prague, Czech Republic
Thomas Beckman, CEA MOJO Photographer
Why did you choose to study/intern abroad?
I studied abroad because I saw an opportunity to expand my perception of learning and experience new cultures. I've noticed friends and family who have studied abroad typically return home as a better, more well-rounded individual, and that's something I hope to receive from my experience.
Why did you choose your study/intern city?
Prague is in Central Europe, so it gives me the opportunity to experience a variety of cultures rather quickly. I was struck by how beautiful and untouched the city is, especially after the chaos of the World Wars. I believe this preservation of Czech culture would make for an interesting experience abroad.
What are you most looking forward to during your abroad experience?
I'm looking forward to meeting new people and gaining new experiences. I'm especially excited about weekend trips to different countries and sharing my stories through CEA as a Mobile Journalist!
Fun Fact (hobbies, interests, accomplishment, etc.)?
My life revolves around music. Though I'm a business major, I always try to find new hobbies throughout music or art that can help me take my mind off my hectic lifestyle. In the past few years, I've been teaching myself Photoshop, DJing, and producing music. Everything I know is mostly self-taught or assistance from friends or family.