Approximately 40,000 students participated in an organized gap year program during 2015, up 22 percent from 2014. Gap year experiences can serve as a structured break from formal education for students to increase self-awareness, challenge comfort zones, and experiment with possible careers. Join the presenters on a guided exploration of the growing gap year phenomenon, the makeup of gap year students, types of gap year experiences, career readiness competencies developed during a gap year, and best practices for advising a student returning from or considering a gap year.
Kristy Lamb, PhD, Associate Director, Preprofessional Advising, NYU College of Arts & Science
William Murphy, Career Adviser, St. John’s University – New York
Visit the FAQ page or contact NACE Professional Development at email@example.com, 610.625.1026.
Scaling Up Engagement
$0.00 Member$119.00 Nonmember
Add to Cart
NACE 30-Hour On-demand Bundle
$675.00 Member$1200.00 Nonmember
Veteran Hiring Done Right
$69.00 Member$119.00 Nonmember
Career Readiness Series: Foundational Skills