Gap Year in North America

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Gap Year Abroad with Projects Abroad

Take a break before college and find your passion by volunteering with Projects Abroad. Gap years allow you to invest some time to gain an international perspective and develop new skills, while making a tangible contribution to communities in need. Projects Abroad has been arranging gap year programs since 1992. You can join a worthwhile volunteer program or internship from a few weeks ...

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Gap Year Adventures with Love Volunteers

Whether you want to support vulnerable communities in developing countries, help conserve the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, or protect animals in the Amazon, Love Volunteers has a program for you. With over 200 projects in 40 countries there's something for everyone! For over 7 years Love Volunteers has provided safe, affordable and ethical volunteering and gap year projects. Join a progr...

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Volunteer and Explore on a Gap Year of a Lifetime!

A world of possibilities awaits you with Frontier. You could be spending memorable days scuba diving off the brilliant white sand beaches of Fiji or discovering South Africa on a wildlife conservation project working with lion cubs! * Choose the best for your dream adventure Frontier has over 300 projects in countries throughout Africa, South America, Europe and Australasia, giving you un...

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BUNAC - Gap Year Abroad

A Gap Year is more than just a holiday. It gives you the opportunity to learn new skills for your future employment, and experience a totally new culture whilst having an unforgettable experience with lots of new friends. Although it might sound daunting, it's really exciting and has plenty of benefits! Planning your time abroad is key. Enter BUNAC. Spending some time travelling abroad is al...

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Become a Ski or Snowboard Instructor at Northstar Tahoe

Can’t get enough of snow? We have the perfect program for you in the U.S! EA Ski & Snowboard training offers an epic opportunity to gain work experience as a paid instructor in Northstar, California. EA has come up with an instructor program, allowing convenient transition into the snow sports industry. Our instructor internship involves training, qualifying and working all in the same s...

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Paid Seasonal Work in a Canadian hotel

Work in Canada on your gap year or career break and help to fund an awesome social life and further travels. If you have the 'work hard, play hard' attitude, and love winter/adventure sports this program could be just what you are looking for. Oyster participants are guaranteed a job working for a hotel in the Canadian Rockies. Our winter season program runs for 6 months between late No...

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Study Abroad in Mexico

Get ready to embark on a journey of discovery. A Youth For Understanding USA (YFU) study abroad program is an experience that will immerse you in the lives, cultures, and communities of a real life family in one of more than 40 countries around the globe. An adventure where you'll learn---in a year, semester or a summer---what life is like for teens in another part of the world. An experience...

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Voyageur Outward Bound School

The Voyageur Outward Bound School, the second Outward Bound school established in the US, doesn’t boast. Instead, they do. The first Outward Bound course for women launched its canoes from Ely, Minnesota in 1965. Its base camp is on the Boundary Waters, a scenic canoe wilderness with rivers and lakes straddling the US-Canadian border west of Lake Superior. Join us for a week or two of exhila...

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Hawaii Community Service - 18 Days

Aloha! Hawaii is a paradise to visit. However, like many tropical islands, booming tourism threatens the fragile environment. Additionally, the economic benefits fall unevenly and there are many working poor. You will have the opportunity to make a difference by running a day camp, preserving the environment and helping families own their own home with this student travel. Beautiful weather, be...

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Best Volunteer Programs in Mexico

Volunteering in Mexico is perfect for all you adventurers out there. Stroll through the metropolitan cities, enjoy beautiful beaches and discover deserts, mountains and dense jungles. From Mexico City to Playa del Carmen, there are plenty unique places waiting for you. Whilst Mexico has become a true tourist hotspot, poverty continues to be a major concern. Volunteer to make a difference: te...

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CIEE Gap Year: Toronto, Canada / Global Internship

Combine professional development and fun in a highly multicultural and diverse city. Experience a typical day in the life of people in Toronto while working toward professional development. Conversations will be in English with peers and new acquaintances. At the same time, immerse in the country’s distinct charm. Throughout the program, you will serve as a CIEE Global Intern and work in a l...

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Year-long Jobs in the USA - Placements for AUS/NZ Citizens

The InterExchange Work & Travel Year USA program is one of the best ways to experience life in the United States. InterExchange is designated by the U.S. Department of State as a sponsor of the J-1 Work Travel Visa, which allows citizens of Australia and New Zealand to work for up to 12 months in the United States. Find out what it’s really like to live, work and travel in the USA. You will be ...