Gap Year Information

Gap or Service Year Abroad

For the past few years, there has been an increasing interest in gap years amongst US college-bound students, to the point that there are now multiple “gap year fairs” each year (similar to a college fair, but focused on gap year opportunities). See for gap year fair information. The remaining links here are to specific programs, or to services that aggregate and curate information on multiple programs.



Bitterroot Dude Ranch

Brown Ledge (documentary filmmaking)

Camp Hill Association

Center for Interim Programs (program search consulting)


Dynamy Program

Dynamy Internship Year

Enrichment Alley

Gap Guru

Global Citizen Year

Global Service

Global Quest

Institute for International Cooperation and Development


Magic Carpet Rides

National Outdoor Leadership School

Outward Bound

Planet Gap Year (searchable directory)

Projects Abroad


Semester at Sea


School of Everything

School Year Abroad

Spain Exchange – “ is a comprehensive international student resouce which includes study abroad schools and programs in nearly every country worldwide […] and information on studying and living in many parts of the world.”

Teen Life’s Guide to Gap Year Programs

Thinking Beyond Borders

Up With People

Where There Be Dragons

World Campus