Gap Year & Exchanges

The following is a list of links for the various types of exchange programmes and gap year options.  Watch the emails and notices because some of these organisations come and visit.  Do some exploring / reading yourself and feel free to come and see me to discuss.  –  Ms McL

This article has lots of useful travel tips for students:  A Detailed Students’ Guide to Maximising Travel Opportunities [2017]

School Student Exchanges  (must be under 18 at time of departure from NZ)                            

School Assistant Gap Year   

Outdoor Education/Camp Counsellor  (placements in USA and other countries)   =  “Horizons Unlimited”  – Christchurch  Adventure Guide Internship Programme – Queenstown

Volunteer work        in developing countries                                 community work with Salvation Army

Go Kiwi Go    projects include marine conservation, wildlife, teaching, building & more

Overseas Uni Gap Year Opportunities     Gap Year in Spain (study Spanish + business/fine arts /culinary/ travel…)

Working Holidays             “Working Adventures Worldwide”

agriventure                   working in rural environments       train & work as ski/snowboard instructor 


Internships (see Ms McL for information)

e.g. Boyle River cadet, Canterbury Health Labs ( Med Lab Science trainee)