gap year internship

October 13, 2020
improve your gap year blog post

How an Internship Can Improve Your Gap Year – Even During a Pandemic

Many students take a year off between high school and college—especially now when the spread of Covid-19 has disrupted college plans. In fall 2020, most universities and colleges are offering limited in-person classes or a remote-only option—both of which carry a high price tag for a limited college experience. Traditionally gap years have given students a chance to break from academics and engage in extensive travel.  Some students use the year to earn money to pay for college. In 2020 the spread of Covid-19 has limited travel and many in-person work opportunities. The key to a successful gap year is to use the time wisely. Investing in an internship is an opportunity to gain some real-world experience and some insight about a potential career and what major to choose. For now, a virtual internship may be your best bet. Once companies safely resume on-site work, in-person internships will again be a viable option.  Two Students – Two Very Different Internships […]