Gap year opportunities

As well as doing something to benefit society, you could improve your job prospects. If you're interested in learning new skills you may also find our gap year information useful.

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AIESEC

Thousands of business administration and marketing internships in hundreds of countries around the world.

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BMC Cultural Exchange

Teach English language and culture as an au pair in China.

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BUNAC

BUNAC are volunteer and working abroad experts. They have been offering working adventures worldwide to UK customers since 1962.

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CAPS (Conversation Assistant Programme for Schools)

Spend a year helping in a Spanish school as a conversation teaching assistant.

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China International Schools

Deliver quality English teaching with support and training from China International Schools.

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The China Teaching Experience

The China Teaching Experience is a TEFL-based, teaching abroad travel programme, offering graduates a ten-month English teaching experience across China.

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City Internships

CI offers eight-week internships that combine intensive classroom-based workshops, practical work experience-based training and a link to potential employers. Choose from nine industries and five countries.

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Frontier

Frontier has over 300 gap year, adventure travel and volunteering abroad placements worldwide.

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ImmerQi

ImmerQi's China Internship Programme places current students and recent graduates in professional corporate and hospitality internships in three major Chinese cities, Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu.

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International Volunteer HQ

IVHQ has developed a reputation as the world leader in affordable volunteer travel, with thousands of volunteers traveling with us every year.

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Kaya Responsible Travel

With a range of sustainable volunteer and internship placements in Africa, Asia and Latin America you can travel the world and make a difference with Kaya Responsible Travel.

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Meddeas

No matter what your level of Spanish is, Meddeas offers students and recent graduates a monthly income, free TEFL-related training, professional experience, and the opportunity to explore a country.

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Pod Volunteer

Pod Volunteer is an award-winning, non-profit organisation which arranges ethical, inspiring and supported volunteering opportunities around the world.

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Projects Abroad

We offer placements in 28 different countries ranging from volunteering with children, conservation work and internships. Placements range from two weeks to six months.

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Raleigh International

Raleigh International is a sustainable development charity. Since 1984, over 40,000 people have volunteered with us around the world.