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Gap Year Resources

You may find yourself with a "gap year" between graduation and employment/graduate school. Many individuals use this time for travel, volunteer, or experiential learning. The King University Career Success Center will work with you to identify gap year goals and develop a plan that works best for you! If you're wondering "What should I do during my gap year?", check out the resources (by interest) below. Let's find the perfect opportunity for you!

 General Gap Year Databases


Projects Abroad


Volunteer Services Overseas



Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti)

Blue Engine

City Year

Nanubhai Education Foundation Teaching Fellowship

Cape Eleuthera Island School Teaching Fellowship

Public Allies Fellowship

School for Ethics and Global Leadership – SEGL Fellowship

MATCH Corps Urban Education/Teaching Fellowship

Citizen Schools

Teach For America

The New York Teaching Fellows

Mississippi Teachers Corps


Math for America

NYC Civic Corps 

 Public Health and Health Policy

Mapping Health

Sparkman Center


Emerson National Hunger Fellowship

Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows Program

Family USA Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice

Alliance Health Project

Pedro Zamora Public Policy Fellowship

Institute for Women’s Policy Research – Marian K. Chamberlain Fellowship

FAO Schwarz Family Foundation Fellowship at The Food Trust  

Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program

 Health Research

Medical Missionaries Global Health Fellows

Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory Fellowship Program

International Zoological Expeditions

Concern America

Sight for All-Ophthalmology Rotation in New Delhi, India

NIH Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award Program

NIH Academy

Rockefeller University Research Assistant

Unite For Sight

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation: Post-Bachelor Fellowship

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Patient-Oriented and Translational Research Option

Volunteering Solutions

 Social Service

Peace Corps

Children’s Corps

Families USA Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

Kip Tiernan Social Justice Fellowship

The Autry Fellowship

AmeriCorps NCCC

AmeriCorps VISTA


Campus Compact

FEMA Corps

NYC Civic Corps

American India Foundation/William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India

New Israel Fund Social Justice Fellowships

The Financial Clinic Financial Fellowship Program

Princeton in Asia

Princeton in Latin America

IDEX Fellowship in Social Enterprise

 Public Interest

Friends Committee on National Legislation’s Young Fellows Program

Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs

NYC Urban Fellow 

US PIRG Fellowship

Institute for Women’s Policy Research – Marian K. Chamberlain Fellowship

California Capital Fellows Program

Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies Fellowship

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Fellowship

Rural Support Partners – Fellowship Program

Scoville Peace Fellowship

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 Nonprofit Leadership

The Greenlining Institute Leadership Academy

The Greenlining Institute Leadership Academy: Fellows Program

Echoing Green

New Voices Fellowship

US Golf Association Grants Initiative Fellowship Program

Public Allies

National Urban Fellows Program

El Pomar Fellowship  

Dialogue Direct Future Leaders Fellowship

 Environment and Farming 

Green Corps’ Environmental Leadership Training Program

Cape Eleuthera Island School Teaching Fellowship

Environment America

World-Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms


ATTRA Internships in Sustainable Farming