Opportunities, International & Otherwise, for You-Beyond College Graduation
Ever hear of a GAP year? Well, a gap year is a tradition in
which many Europeans engage. Between their high school graduation
and college OR between their college graduation and starting a full time
job, these new graduates spend up to a year pursuing interests, trying
out new things, and following their heart and passions. It is the
GAP year. That year between. Some of the links below could help
you put a GAP year together for yourself.
- Check out SU student Sara Sutton's paper "The Gap Year" written for a CADR Senior Seminar. Our
Powerpoint ont The GAP year?
- Exciting, helpful things to do for a year at home:
- Organizations that specialize in helping you organize a Gap Experience
- Gap year Experiences OVERSEAS
Opportunities Abroad-During and After your college years there are many opportunities
for you to help others in a country other than the US. You will find a
variety of needs and varying lengths of time. Check it out!
directory of cheap volunteer opportunities abroad, volunteer work and
volunteer jobs perfect during a gap year in the current recession.
- Frontier-Conservation, education and Exploration. Gap year opportunites.
Opportunities Internationally-Listed are a variety of international job
opportunities. These websites are job-related resources and provide you a
good starting point in your job search.
Start your International Work Experience-Offers all kinds of work
experience activities in South Africa: Internships, Volunteer
programs, Gap Years, Language School travel.
Abroad-usually we think of internships as something that happens during
college. However, many organizations and employers will allow a
new/recent college graduate to take the position of an intern. If you
are interested in an internship, ask if this might be the case-it often is.
- Season Worker-Seasonal jobs, courses & gap years
English Abroad-It is great if you have training in ESL (English as a
second language), but for many positions a degree in ESL is NOT required.
Want a one year, paid job overseas? This may be the job for you.
Check out the ESL opportunities.
- Peace Corps
Operation Crossroads Africa 2012
Post Graduation Service Opportunities
Career Services main page.