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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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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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...

LoPair Au Pair China Program
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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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Join a Winter Gap Year! - Instructor Jobs

Looking to join the snow sports industry but don’t have experience? EA Ski & Snowboard Training have the solution for you! Join an instructor internship this winter and get trained, qualified and then a guaranteed job offer waiting for you once you pass your exams! An internship with EA is the only way for you to become a certified instructor and work in a ski school all in one season! Apply to...

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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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World's #1 Affordable Volunteer Programs. Trusted By 80,000+

IVHQ is the world's most trusted and affordable volunteer abroad organization with the largest range of top-rated programs, available in 40+ destinations year-round! We place over 18,000 volunteers abroad annually and have over 10 years experience in providing safe, impactful and affordable volunteer abroad programs. With program fees starting from just USD 10 per day and the best safety re...

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Tivnu: Building Justice Gap Year Program

Do you want to: Learn hands-on skills that last a lifetime? Make a concrete contribution to a more just society? Create your own communal household with other young adults? Explore what Jewish and other global perspectives offer in confronting our most pressing social issues? Develop your leadership and advocacy skills? Have adventures in Portland and travel in the beautiful Pacific North...

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Ski instructor course and job in Canada

WE ARE SNO are looking for keen skiers and snowboarders who want to train, qualify and work as instructors in Canada! Join our Instructor Internship scheme and take your skiing ability to the next level on an unforgettable gap year experience. What you'll get: - Full instructor training - International certifications - A paid instructor job offer - A season-long lift pass - Accommo...

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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 ...

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Boundary Waters Dog Sledding & Texas Big Bend Semester

Expand your classroom and your skills as you travel through two spectacular and dramatically different regions of the U.S.! This intensive 10-week leadership semester course is an outstanding opportunity for students to immerse themselves in the rugged landscapes of the Rio Grande and Boundary Waters wilderness areas – and can also complement a traditional college education. Acquire an extensi...

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Best Volunteer Programs in the United States of America

Volunteer abroad in the United States of America and explore the 'land of the free' whilst working for a good cause. There is so much to see that its impossible to name it all, from New York to L.A., from white beaches and palm trees in the south to wild untamed national parks in the north. Volunteer in the USA for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Do you love animals? Work for a wildlife rescu...

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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...