5 ways traveling abroad this summer can improve your resume and help you land your dream job after college.
There are so many reasons to take a gap year or spend five weeks in another country over the summer. We could talk about the benefits all day but we think it’s better to hear from those who carved out a new path because of their AV experience.
With Malia Obama taking a gap year before taking up her studies at the world’s leading university, it’s time for other universities to get on board with the concept.
There are a number of legitimate reasons that people think a trip abroad is out of their reach, many of which can be easily overcome.
Most of all I feel my confidence, teamwork, leadership and decision making skills were greatly improved from the project I completed with AV in Uganda.
I think that having a gap year and taking part in a worthwhile activity is invaluable in today’s job climate, it sets you apart from other students and gives you a different more mature view of life.
So if asked would I do it all again; my resolute answer is yes! It is an experience worth every penny, in all senses, one which has helped shape my life, of that I am sure.