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Taking A Gap Year

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Whether you are set on going down the traditional university route, starting an apprenticeship or you’re undecided, it may be worth taking a little time to consider taking a gap year. If you are unsure about what you want to do with your life don’t worry – you’re not alone! Emily Dujon talks to Moving On about taking a gap ... Read More »

Do more than take a gap year

do more than take a gap year

Still deciding what to do on your year out? Do more than take a gap year – volunteer with Raleigh International in spring 2016 and create lasting change. We need volunteers aged 17 – 24 to join our inspirational expeditions in Costa Rica & Nicaragua and Malaysian Borneo. You will be working on community and environmental projects and take part ... Read More »

Gain the edge with volunteer work

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Adding some volunteer work to your CV can boost your employment prospects A guide to volunteering opportunities for school leavers by David Miller Perhaps you don’t have any prior employment to put on your CV: this is the perfect place to list any voluntary work that you may have done. You can also use the organisation you volunteered for as ... Read More »

How do I find a student summer holiday job?


Exams nearly over? Want some fun in the sun? If you’re looking for a holiday job during the summer break, check out these cool student holiday job options… Home and away There are lots of opportunities for 16-19 year olds to do short-term voluntary placement abroad in the summer holidays and many of our young contributors tell us about their ... Read More »

Volunteering abroad in Ethiopia

Volunteering abroad

Eliza Harry tells us how volunteering abroad in Central Ethiopia has made her question her values. For the past few years my school has run a trip to Central Ethiopia, giving us the opportunity to visit this diverse and developing nation, and to experience volunteering abroad in a town called Asella, a place renowned for its long distance runners. Last ... Read More »

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