Interests & Careers
Check out the resources below to explore
the many options open to you.
Africa & Asia Venture
Gap year and summer programs in Africa & Asia. Good things happen when you step out of your comfort zone.We offer adventure & skills development opportunities for young people in 9 countries.
Aventure Gap Year Guide
If you ever need any other information, we have a wealth of resources and are always happy to help.
AmeriCorps places thousands of young adults into intensive service positions where they learn valuable work skills, earn money for education, and develop an appreciation for citizenship.
a branch of AmeriCorps, a youth-oriented, national, civic-service "action tank"-that's like a think tank with feet.
Omio's Gap Year Guide
provides students and young people with more resources to better prepare for their year off
a not-for-profit experiential educational organization that offers an internship year mixing work, independent living, structure, and coaching.
Student's Guide to Study Abroad
Helps to make international study programs more accessible for students
The Gap Year Hub
Provides all / any information sources on anything to do with gap years – travel ideas, safety & security, insurance, work options etc. A regular blog post will have advice and ideas on all sorts of gap year topics.
The Center for Interim Programs
Founded in 1980, The Center for Interim Programs is the first and longest-running independent gap-year counseling organization in the United States.
a resource for (to name a few) teen travelers, seekers of short-term international work, budget travel, language study, and expatriates.
Where There Be Dragons
Gap year and study abroad programs. Office located in Boulder.
Wildlife SOS- India
A non-profit commited to the rescue and rehabilitation of wildlife in distress in both urban and rural environments in India
Work Away Info
Workaway.info holds a database of families, individuals or organizations in an extensive range of different countries who have registered with us and are looking for volunteer help in a huge range of different fields.
World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF)
Help on organic farms in return for food, accommodation and opportunities to learn about organic lifestyles
Workforce Boulder County-Boulder County job resources; help with resumes, job skills, job seeking
Snag A Job- hourly employment
CoolWorks.com- Seasonal and camp jobs
Teens for Hire-Teen jobs and resources
Monster-Find jobs, build a better career, find your calling.
Mapping Your Future-Career planning, selecting and paying for school
PhlebotomyTraining - We offer all the information students need to get started on their journey - from how to choose the right school to applying for jobs and working as a phlebotomist.
The article The Benefits of Study Abroad provides evidence that through study abroad, students can gain a better understanding of themselves and of their culture. They gain unparalleled and life-long perspectives regarding the positive and negative nature of their own culture, and multi-cultural interactions become smoother and more natural. It has been shown that 96% have increased self-confidence, 97% feel more mature and 98% understand their own values more clearly.
Further exploration of study abroad programs can be found in the following websites:
Rotary Club Youth Exchange offers short and long term exchange programs where a student lives with a host family and attends school in a different country.
American Field Service is an educational organization dedicated to providing enriched learning experiences that promote intercultural awareness, tolerance and communication. The vast majority of AFS participants take part in high school-based exchange programs, which give students from all over the world the chance to fully immerse themselves in a new culture. They offer programs lengths that vary from 2 weeks to the full school year.
Study Abroad provides a directory of study abroad programs, as well as articles and tips preparation for studying in another country.
The Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET) is committed to quality international educational travel and exchange for youth at the high school level.
For students considering a study abroad program, please review and complete the checklist with your advisor
Please return completed form to the Registrar: email@example.com