Gap Year & Short-Term Opportunities

The gap year refers to a period of time, usually one or two years after graduation, when students take a break from education to work or volunteer before continuing with graduate/professional school or starting a longer-term job. These short-term experiences help students explore career paths and gain experience. In some cases, these experiences will turn into longer-term.

  • Think about your motivation: Why do you want to take a gap year or two? Have you thoroughly thought about how this might fit with your future goals?
  • Define your goals: Are you interested in expanding your resume, living independently, clarifying your interests, or experiencing a different culture?
  • Research: What are your options?
  • Plan ahead: Planning ahead is useful in order to avoid missing deadlines for applications or fellowships. Give yourself ample time to update any international travel documents you may need, save money, or book trips in advance.

 

Internship Opportunity: The COVID-19 Data Project by BroadStreet

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The COVID-19 pandemic is a globally historic event. If you have been wondering how you can help, please consider joining The COVID-19 Data Project as an Emergency Data Relief Intern. The COVID-19 Data Project is organized by a dedicated, volunteer …

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10 Entry-Level Jobs for English Majors (No, English Teacher Isn’t One of Them)

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When faced with the age-old question “What are you going to do with that degree?” English majors often find themselves wondering how they’ll land a job after graduation. You may think your only options are to become an English teacher, …

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Mercedes-Benz R&D – Intern – Communications & Project Management, CEO Office

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Embedded in a worldwide network Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America continuously strives to remain at the forefront of successful automotive research and development. MBRDNA is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, with key areas of Autonomous Driving, Advanced Interaction Design, …

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Columbia University’s 1-Year MS in Human Nutrition

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Dear prospective healthcare professional,

Enhance your future practice with a degree in Human Nutrition. The one-year Columbia M.S. in Human Nutrition involves an intense year of study; thesis research with options in basic nutrition science, clinical nutrition, and public health nutrition; and preparation …

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KGI Online Summer Programs 2021

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ONLINE Summer Programs

Application Boot Camp

Bioprocessing Summer Undergraduate Internship Training and Education

Careers Beyond the Bench: Biotech Industry Summer Program

Clinical Genetics and Bioinformatics Summer Program

Medical Device Development Bootcamp

PA Summer Success Program

Pre-Occupational Therapy Program

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Career Resources

Summer 2021 Internships
Teach for China Fellowship (Teach for All)

Teach for China (TFC) is a non-profit organization, which tackles the serious imbalance of educational resources between urban and rural …

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Global Jobs

Jobs for Global Professionals NGO’s, Think Tanks, Government, Private Sector

Great resource for students. Allows you to select entry level …

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