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.

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.

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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.

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