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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Camp America

The biggest international summer camp staff provider recruits thousands of young people each year to work at hundreds of summer camps all across the USA.

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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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CRCC Asia

The leading provider of international internships, working with over 600 companies in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tokyo, Ho Chi Minh City and Manchester to provide students and graduates the opportunity to further their personal and professional development.

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ESL - Séjours linguistiques

A leading study abroad agency offering programmes and tailor-made language courses in over 200 destinations around the world.

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Frontier

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

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HaiWei Career

A leading Chinese overseas online elite's recruitment platform, providing job placement services for overseas returnees as well as outsourcing recruitment services for enterprises.

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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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i-to-i UK Ltd

One of the UK's leading TEFL providers, i-to-i provides opportunities to travel the world and boost your CV with hands-on professional experience.

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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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Oyster Worldwide

Offering 60 hand-picked projects in 22 countries across the globe, Oyster Worldwide have over 20 years' experience in organising volunteer and paid work opportunities overseas.

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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.