Sunday, May. 22, 2022


Peace Corps
Benefits-based international service program.
U.S. based-volunteer effort. Includes three main programs.
Teach for America
Commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools.
Teach English abroad as a foreign language for a stipend.
9-month program to travel abroad and earn a full year of college credit.
City Year
Year-long community service in one of 19 U.S. locations or Johannesburg, South Africa.
Projects Abroad
Volunteer and internship opportunities of varying lengths in various locations.
National Park
Volunteer or intern at one of the hundreds of national parks across the U.S.
Interim Programs
More than 6,000 gap-year program opportunities.
USA Gap Year Fairs
National circuit of events that bring together reputable Gap Year organizations, interested students and parents, high school college counselors and Gap Year experts.
Volunteer, travel, intern or find a seasonal job.
Gap Year Jobs Abroad
Internships, volunteer opps, long-term and short-term jobs abroad.
Backpack, volunteer or work abroad. Great travel-planning resources.
Cross Cultural Solutions
Volunteer and internship opportunities abroad.
Programs in Africa, Europe and Latin America. Compare programs.
Thiel Fellowship
Two-year fellowship for applicants under age 20 that grants $100,000 so that individuals may skip college and focus on their work, research and self-education.
The 12-month skills-building program includes living in a Gap Year House, traveling abroad, working at an internship, and completing a creative project.