As a Custom Programs Manager, Radka helps propose, plan, and implement Custom Programs for Prague in cooperation with the Custom Program team at CEA headquarters and University Relations. Each program is unique and Radka is responsible for aligning the cultural activities and student experiences to accord with the academic plan of the program. Radka is in contact with the university during the pre-arrival phase to help set expectations, coordinate logistics, and ensure a successful program. She is also the main contact for Custom Program students and faculty while they are in Prague.
Radka lived and studied in Canada for four years. She likes to travel, explore new cultures, and meet new people from around the world. In her free time she prefers to spend her time with her family hiking, cycling, or swimming. She enjoys working with people. Before starting with CEA, Radka worked for travel agencies and as a tour guide in Spain. She also has experience from the corporate sector where she was employed as an HR assistant.
As Program Administrator, Petra is responsible for the organization and coordination of student arrivals and organization of excursions. Internally she takes care of finance and together with the Center Director she manages the on-site budget. She is also responsible for office management and organizing Center events.
Originally she comes from Slovakia but moved to the Czech Republic to study. She holds a B.A. degree in English Language and Literature and an M.A. degree in Culture Management, both from Masaryk University in Brno. During her studies, she participated in an exchange study program in Spain and an internship program in Germany. She also had the chance to take part in a summer course in New York City and later returned to the U.S. for a Work and Travel experience.
She enjoys travelling and getting to know other countries and cultures. Additionally she likes yoga, hiking, and everything connected with culture and the arts.
Michaela serves as the Housing and Custom Programs Advisor at the CEA Prague Center. In the Housing Department, she assists students and coordinates with local landlords to resolve housing issues in a timely manner. For Custom Programs, she helps plan and implement custom programs in Prague, including researching new opportunities, bookings for activities and excursions, and on-site student and faculty guidance.
Michaela is a recent graduate of Grinnell College in Iowa, where she studied International Relations and Communications. At Grinnell, she was involved with several student organizations such as the International Student Organization and the Student Government. She spent two semesters abroad, one in Freiburg, Germany and the other one in Santiago, Chile.
In her free time, she enjoys adrenaline sports like whitewater rafting, surfing, and snowboarding. She is also a passionate traveler; so far she had the chance to visit much of Northern and Latin America and a little bit of East Asia. She hopes to explore the Caucasus countries next.
Lenka Kadeřábková serves as the CEA Prague Internship and Custom Programs Advisor. In this role, Lenka works directly with students and host organizations to make effective individualized internship placements. She also helps with custom programs, especially those that include an internship component. Lenka served as Project Manager for Startupjobs. Throughout her university study, she was involved with the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience, most recently as the National Exchange Coordinator. Lenka has a Master’s degree in Microbiology and completed internships herself in Jordan and Vietnam.
As Internship Program Manager, Martin maintains a network of host sites where CEA students can complete internships. He counsels students before the program begins to best match interns and placements. He also provides support and guidance to student interns on site.
Martin is passionate about psychology and philosophy, community development, education and facilitation, languages, and foreign cultures. He is a curious learner, explorer, swimmer, runner, hiker, yoga and mindfulness practitioner and also a relentless backpacker. Martin is not an artistic soul but likes to sometimes play ukulele or dance salsa.
He holds a master’s degree in International Human Resource Management from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. During his studies, Martin completed two internships in Russia and Taiwan, where he was facilitating cross-cultural intelligence workshops. He taught himself Spanish while backpacking in South America. Martin has held various HR positions in the corporate sector. His work assignments were in the UK, Germany, and the Czech Republic. He has been involved in various NGOs and worked as a camp counselor at summer camps in the UK and Czech Republic.
Hana serves as Student Services Advisor in Prague. Hana is on the “front line” answering student questions and helping students with any concerns. She also manages student information in databases and systems. She organizes activities, manages the Czech Republic visa process for students, and organizes Orientation each term. These responsibilities include regular and proactive communication with students.
Hana has an MA degree in the Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages from King’s College London, where she studied for one year. She spent an additional year in England before this on a study abroad program in Norwich and an internship in London where she was teaching children. She brings her value of education to CEA Prague’s student services, which is squarely in line with our goal to make every aspect of a student’s study abroad experience a learning experience. Hana is originally from the South Bohemian region in the Czech Republic but also studied in Olomouc in Moravia.