The Go-Getter

You’re goal-oriented and a high-achiever.

You’ve got big plans for your future and know that taking a gap year can give you the real-world experience to help you stand out from the crowd.

You’ll take full advantage of your gap year to learn a new language, get valuable hands-on experience at your apprenticeship, and get a global perspective.

When you return from abroad, you’ll take college by storm!

It's clear you're going places! Global Citizen Year can help you get there.

Stories from Global Citizen Year Fellows like you!

Get real-world experience.

Maybe, like Hannah Bouline (Ecuador ‘13, University of Denver), your experience working with indigenous women at a fair trade jewelry company will lead you to study business, get an MBA, and later work for an international solar energy start up.

Inform your path for college and career.

Maybe, like Gus Ruchman (Senegal ’13, Harvard University), you’ll work at a public health clinic in rural Senegal, and then use this experience to guide your education at Harvard and later Mt. Sinai School of Medicine.