gap year tagged posts

Paid Gap Year Jobs

3onFriday: 3 Jobs in the Field With Gap Year Organisations

Armed with university deferments around 7% of UCAS applicants will taking a gap year, with many choosing to let a gap year organisation handle the fine details. Those of us with exams consigned to our past can have our own overseas adventure by joining a gap year organisation as a paid, or expenses paid, staff member. Read More
Get paid to travel

600+ Ways to Get Paid to Travel

Back at the beginning of the year we wrote about our plans for 2015 in a post now looked on as proof I can write fiction. Instead we made our sites look nice for mobile devices got a bit carried away with a big page of ways to get paid to travel or save money as a volunteer.Read More
Susan Griffith, Work Your Way Around the World

Travel Hall of Fame: Susan Griffith

Though its roots go much further back, The Working Traveller in its current blog format turned four years old yesterday. It is no exaggeration to say this site would not exist had I not once picked up a copy of Susan Griffith’s Work Your Way Around the World.Read More
Cheap ways to volunteer overseas, paid work abroad, gap years and career breaks

More Working Abroad Posts in The Working Traveller in 2014

It is a new year and, though we aren’t one for resolutions, the replacement of one calendar with another usually gets us thinking about the direction in which our sites are going. Once the holidays are out of the way new projects can begin and neglected and overdue tasks are tackled. Read More
Gap year tips

Tips on How to Plan the Best Gap or Sabbatical Year Out

Taking a year out before university or a much-needed break in your career can refresh, revitalize and give you a new outlook. But what kind of year out should you take? There are three main options each with several subcategories from which to pick your ideal year out. We have made this step-by-step guide on how to organize and choose the right trip to suit your needs.Read More
Working Abroad and Volunteer Jobs Overseas

Paid and Volunteer Work Abroad

A compilation of all our jobs abroad and volunteer work articles, plus links to useful information on our other sites.Read More
Learn French in Paris on your gap year

5 Amazing Language Courses for Your Gap Year

Taking a gap year and looking to do something productive? If this is the case, taking a language course is a great way of having fun, experiencing something new and learning too. In this guide you’ll find 5 language suggestions, including courses in Japan, India, France, China and Spain.Read More
Gap Year

How to Make the Most of Your Gap Year Experience

Despite the economic gloom, the gap year is still seen as something of a rite of passage. Rather than simply being viewed as a hunt for the world’s best beaches, modern young people are taking the chance to combine travel with learning. And wise they are too – a recent survey by YouGov revealed that 63% of human resources professionals agreed that a constructive gap year makes a job application stand out.Read More
Learning a language on a gap year

5 Ways to Spend Your Gap Year Learning Languages

It’s a well-known fact that the best way to learn a language is to totally immerse yourself in a different culture. By travelling to the country where your chosen language is spoken frequently, you’ll give yourself the best chance of becoming fluent quickly – and what better time to do this than on a gap year?Read More
Taking a Gap Year or Career Break websites

Two New Sites: Taking a Gap Year & Taking a Career Break

We have launched two new sites – TakingaGapYear.com and TakingaCareerBreak.comRead More