Work Related Learning

It is important that all students aim to improve and develop their skills to use the world of work. The websites below can help students to gain more ideas for Gap Years, Internships, volunteering and work experience;

Gap Year:

Cultural Care – Au Pair in the USA

Frontier - Options to contribute to non-profit conservation and development programmes

The Leap - Volunteering opportunities during a gap year

Year Out Group - Taking a gap year to benefit university admissions and future employers

Resort Leaders - Gap year programmes and opportunities

Gap year Travel Advice - UK Government site on foreign travel

Bunac - Opportunities to work, volunteer and be an internship in a wide range of sectors

Concordia - Non-profit opportunities to work on farms around the world

Gap 360 - Information about travelling, working and volunteering abroad

Gap Year - Articles, advice and tools to plan your gap year

Gap Medics - Placements to gain experience in hospitals

UCAS - Gap Year ideas - Gap year ideas from UCAS

Projects Abroad - Travelling, working and volunteering abroad 

Success at School - FAQ's about Gap Years

Internship and Volunteering:

Do It - Information and advice on volunteering

vInspired - Database of volunteering opportunities for young people

London Youth - Youth work company in London with volunteering opportunities

NCS Yes - National Citizens Service, a Government funded programme to develop skills

Volunteering -UK Government Advice

Volunteering Matters - Charity which supports volunteers

Inspiring the Future - Service which connects students to volunteer placements