With the New Year fast-approaching, we can’t help but reflect on the past 12 months.
Thinking about all the incredible adventures, growth, and travel we were a part of inspired us to create Gap Wrapped, a celebration of the life-changing, international gap experiences our students embarked on in 2022!
Talk about a global network!
From Asia to Europe, EF Gap Year students worked abroad in the fashion, financial, travel and tourism industries, as well as at business, educational, and legal enterprises—to name just a few.
Fun fact: marketing was the most popular field for our internships.
EF Gap students set out to be a force for good in the world, collaborating with their cohort and local communities to complete service & sustainability-centric projects in 1 of 6 countries: Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, and Thailand.
They swam with sea turtles and walked alongside elephants.
They also planted mangroves—lots of ’em. In fact, over 2,750,000 mangrove trees have been planted EF-wide. That's 1,876 acres of mangroves reforested so far!
Our students live and study in the global city of their choice, experiencing complete cultural immersion and discovering authentic language learning.
See for yourself. Follow the hashtag #GapWrapped to see our students share their best year yet.
Introducing... (drumroll, please )
Kick off your semester abroad by exploring Italy and Switzerland, then build the foundation for a fulfilling career by interning and living independently overseas in the international city of Stockholm, Sweden. Now booking for Fall 2023!
Discover the lush environments of Australia and New Zealand, get your hands dirty working with a Thai NGO on an elephant conservation project, and explore the way culture and religion connect in Japan. Now booking for Fall 2023!