Gap Year | Index
“Are you feeling overwhelmed or anxious about what career or profession to choose for your future? Still not clear about which is the best option for you? When this happens, it’s best to stop and take the time to think, evaluate, and decide later. A gap year may be your best option for now, and the proposals we have compiled offer the right amount of experience in the area of interest while also being of great help to a community in the world. Do your bit to make the world a better place now. It can be very exhilarating! Check out our options, different national and international destinations, different causes, all with the common goal of doing something valuable.”
– Peaceful Career Alternatives
“Taking a “Gap Year” between high school and college can be one of the most productive decisions for your future. Many different opportunities exist for internships, volunteer positions abroad or domestically. and assisting communities in dire need of services due to the pandemic and the damage caused by climate change. A Gap Year is also an opportunity to better discover yourself, what your skills are and to learn about different communities. These types of sharing and learning opportunities also make you a more valuable candidate for an employer or when applying for a university program”.
– NNOMY Peace
Gap Semester in the Galapagos | Community and Conservation by Projects Abroad Six-week program in the Galapagos Islands to collaborate as a volunteer in the protection of endemic species such as giant tortoises and marine iguanas. You can also collaborate with local teachers and learn Spanish.
Volunteer Projects In Africa By African Impact | This program is an opportunity if you want to get to know Africa and volunteer in environmental game reserves, work in villages with children or any of the other professional activities that African Impact offers.
Gap Year Travel with Oyster Worldwide by Oyster Worldwide | A wide variety of programs within a field that matches your skills and interests: animal welfare, childcare, veterinary medicine, conservation, etc. in different countries of the world. Choose the program and the destination of your preference.
Volunteer abroad by IVHQ | International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) offers more than 300 projects in more than 50 destinations, projects ranging from teaching and working with children to medical missions, conservation and wildlife volunteering. Programs range from 1 to 24 weeks in major destinations in Africa, Asia, South America, Central America, North America, Europe, the Caribbean, the Middle East, and the Pacific.
Projects Abroad | Through the Backpack University program for students over 17 years of age, it offers to combine online studies in different areas with international travel. It also has other opportunities such as internships and volunteering.
Intern Group | The Intern Group ofrece pasantías en Europa, América del Norte, Asia, Australia y América Latina para estudiantes de año sabático que buscan mejorar su currículum mientras viajan por el mundo. Sus pasantías de año sabático abarcan todos los sectores, desde marketing hasta música y espíritu empresarial hasta ONG.
Volunteer World | Volunteer World is a comparison platform for volunteer programs abroad. It offers a great variety of destinations and different areas of social projects. There you will find free advice for the choice of the program that best suits your preferences and needs, and they will make possible the link with the organization for incorporation in the program you chose.
Gap Year at The School of The New York Times | Online education program designed for young people ages 18-21 who want to take time to think about their future. This program lasts from 6 to 12 weeks, where they will receive training from leading journalists from the New York Times and other industry experts.
Alzar Gap Programs | Alzar Gap provides high school graduates training in leadership programs in international destinations.You can request to join one program or combine two or more in your overall gap year plan. Its programs are aimed at young people from 18 to 24 years old and have a duration of 34 to 90 days.
TeenLife | Discover how spending time in the world outside the classroom can help teens do better in school, during the college admissions process and in their adult lives. Our mission is to connect students, parents and educators with the best experiential learning opportunities for middle- and high-school students.