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Who to contact about a gap year

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A not-for-profit organisation that specialises in sending young people on working holidays and volunteer projects.

Camp America
The chance to spend your summer in the U.S.A. living and working either with children or 'behind the scenes' as support staff on an American Summer Camp.

International Citizen Service
This is a 12 week volunteering placement opportunity open to all 18 to 25 year-olds, and backed by the UK government. It's open to anyone regardless of background, qualifications, disability and work history. You just need to be committed to fundraising, attending training in the UK and sharing what you experienced when you return home. 

Gap Force
Compare all your options in one place, and chat to your own dedicated gap year advisor.

Gap Guru
Gap year help and advice, and programmes and internships in Thailand, Peru, Cambodia, Nepal, Tanzania, Romania, Chile and India

Gap Work
Information for gap year working holiday abroad options, including the most popular destinations, the latest voluntary placements, seasonal and temporary work abroad information, plus help and advice to get your gap year job plan started. is a social networking and travel advice website created by backpackers, for backpackers, and offer expert advice on travelling, volunteering and working abroad, all tied together with inspirational ideas, opportunities and products.
Lots of information, advice, and products to help with your gap year plans.

The original gap year charity specialising in volunteering for 17-25 year-olds, with programs and placements which will allow you to work all over the world doing volunteer jobs that can make a difference.

Mind the Gap Year
A package of services including backpacker insurance, an 'electronic document safe', travel products and help with planning ahead for your gap year.

Year in Industry 
Paid placements for students in their gap year before or during their degree course. Opportunities exist in all areas of engineering, science, IT, e-commerce, business, marketing, finance and logistics.

Year Out Group 
A very good starting point, packed with information and lots of useful links.

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