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Taking a gap year doesn’t necessarily mean travelling abroad

taking a gap year

When people think about gap years they tend to immediately think of going abroad, working in the sunshine – maybe with elephants… However, taking a gap year doesn’t necessarily mean travelling abroad. You can do lots of other things with your year out – volunteering, gaining valuable work experience or even learning a new skill. A productive gap year will ... Read More »

Work Experience – Why It’s So Important For My Future Career Prospects

Work Experience

Daniel Clark, Guest Editor of the April/May issue of Moving On magazine tells us why work experience is so important for him and his future career prospects. My name is Daniel Vito Clark, I am 19 years old and I was born in Brussels, Belgium. My family is centred on living in and being a part of the EU. My ... Read More »

Gain the edge with volunteer work

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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