Gap year programmes in the USA

Gap year programmes in the USA
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If you really want to understand American culture, spending a gap year in the USA is the best way to do it. You'll get to know Americans personally, their quirks and charms, and return home with an entirely different viewpoint on this vast country.

Gap year programmes in the USA

Gap year programmes in the USA

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Cultural Care Au Pair

Cultural Care Au Pair

18 - 26 years
1 to 2 years
Live the American Dream for a year — and get paid! Care for children in the home of a qualified U.S. family in exchange for a living allowance, room and board, round-trip flight, and paid vacation.
Destination: USA

Gap year in the USA

You may think you know America, but spending a gap year in the USA will take your understanding to a whole new level. Celebrate Thanksgiving for the first time and try to wrap your head around the rules of American football. Make American friends who might take you bowling, two-stepping, or hiking. Attend church with your host family or friends if you want to. A gap year in the USA is a truly transformational experience. You'll come away from your gap year with a deeper understanding of American culture and values, lasting friendships, and a life-long bond to this vast country.

Working as an au pair

During your gap year in the USA you can decide to live and work in an American family. Au pairs in the USA get room and board, a paid round-trip flight, and paid vacation days in addition to their salary. You'll have your weekends free to explore the area or take trips with friends. Most au pairs really become adopted family members, settling in with their American hosts, sharing meals, and often going on vacation together. This is truly an immersive gap year experience. Rather than skimming the surface of American culture, you'll be right in the thick of it. What more could you want from a gap year in the USA?

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