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if i took a gap year, what jobs would you recommend me getting? watch


    idea was to work for a bit and travel to the US for a couple of months and see what its like

    (Original post by DazYa12)
    idea was to work for a bit and travel to the US for a couple of months and see what its like
    Well I would say a good one is to teach English, but since you're going to the US...maybe not. I say do volunteering though, that always looks good on the CV.

    Volunteering is good, or something you'll enjoy.

    Well you could always go out to America and earn some money over there. If you want US, you could try resort america part of camp america company) . You get a job in a holiday resort (ski lodge, country club, summer hotel etc) for 12-26 weeks and then take a few weeks after that to travel on your own accord. Whilst working you also get the bonus of free accommodation and meals and by the end of 16 weeks you'll have made about £1400 As the US immigration tends to be pretty tight you might find it hard to get a Visa which will allow you to stay and work for a year, but the Canadians are a lot more relaxed. The company BUNAC run a gap year scheme in Canada, you can go out there and find any kind of job e.g. in a shop, in hotel, in a theme park, waiter etc and they help you find accomodation, although this is often included when you work in a hotel. They arrange flights on certain dates so that you can meet with the rest of the BUNAC people. They also provide 24 hour support for you while your out there, basically you can do whatever you want. However, BUNAC charge for flights and administration etc whilst Resort America don't.

    hope this helps
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