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Gap year opportunities

Gap year opportunities


As well as doing something to benefit society, you could be improving your employment prospects. If you are interested in learning new skills you may also find our gap year information useful.

Featured gap year providers

  • Logo: AIESEC

    • AIESEC
    • Thousands of business administration and marketing internships in hundreds of countries around the world.
  • Logo: CAPS - Home to home

  • Logo: NCS powered by The Challenge

    • The Challenge
    • Continue your own professional development and make a difference to your local community. Our three-week programmes include outdoor activities, skill development and community service. We also have paid positions lasting from two to nine weeks throughout the summer.
  • Logo: Changing Worlds

    • Changing Worlds
    • Find your perfect travel experience! Programmes include volunteering, adventure tours, working holidays, internships and more. Over 15 destinations worldwide including South Africa, Australia, Thailand, Bali and South America.
  • Logo: ESL Language Travel

    • ESL Language Travel
    • Spend your gap year learning a foreign language. Choose a course in over 200 destinations around the world.
  • Logo: Frontier

    • Frontier
    • Choose from over 300 projects in countries throughout Africa, South America, Europe and Australasia, giving you unlimited adventures and excursions in beautiful locations.
  • Gap 360

    • Gap 360
    • 200+ gap year opportunities including volunteering, working holidays, teaching abroad and adventure travel... from 2 weeks to 2 years
  • Logo: Intesol

    • Intesol
    • Spend 6 or 12 months getting paid to teach English in tropical Thailand, earning enough to save and fund your travels in Asia.  Well paid TEFL jobs for graduates are also available in China, Russia, South Korea, Hong Kong and Malaysia.  Gain the experience of a lifetime, now!
    • Meddeas
    • One-year teaching positions in Spain. Meddeas are offering selected candidates the opportunity to receive specific training and get paid.
  • Logo: Oyster - Gap and responsible travel specialists

    • Oyster Worldwide
    • Exciting and worthwhile adventures in more than 16 destinations around the world, including animal welfare, teaching and childcare, medical work experience, and conservation volunteering.
  • Logo: Projects Abroad

    • Projects Abroad
    • We offer placements in 28 different countries ranging from volunteering with children, conservation work and internships. Placements range from 2 weeks to 6 months.
  • Logo: Raleigh International

    • Raleigh International
    • We offer international expeditions to remote areas in Borneo, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Tanzania, where you can volunteer on sustainable community and environmental projects and take on a tough adventure challenge.
  • Logo: Sporting opportunities

    • Sporting opportunities
    • A sporting organisation giving people the opportunity to broaden their cultural horizons and kick start their sporting career through coaching internships and placements in Africa, Asia, Australasia and North and South America.
  • Logo: Travellers Worldwide

    • Travellers Worldwide
    • Placements in over 200 projects in 20 countries including conservation, care, teaching, tourism, media, finance, law, engineering and much more.

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