Exchanges & Gap Years

Meet our staff, hear comprehensive information on all aspects of exchange, find out about discounts and scholarships available and ask questions.

Thursday, 11th June at
9.30pm NZST

Register now: Visit​
or call 0800 440 079 for more informationFree Student Exchange LIVE Online Information Session
For Riccarton High School Students
And Early Bird Discounts Available (Deadline Extended)


The following is a list of links for the various types of exchange programmes and gap year options.  Watch the emails and notices because some of these organisations come and visit.  

This article has lots of useful travel tips for students:  A Detailed Students’ Guide to Maximising Travel Opportunities [2017]


School Student Exchanges  (must be under 18 at time of departure from NZ)

Rotary Organisation

Your Education

Student Exchange


School Assistant Gap Year


Letz Live


Outdoor Education/Camp Counsellor  

Horizons Unlimited:   NZ gap year experience

Pure Exploration:   Adventure Guide Internship Programme – Queenstown

Camp America: Summer camp jobs in the USA

CCUSA: Camp Counsellor USA – summer camp jobs in USA and other countries

IEP: Summer camp jobs in the USA and other countries

InterExchange: Summer camp jobs in the USA


Volunteer work

Projects Abroad: Volunteering projects in developing countries

Go Kiwi Go: Global volunteering experiences

Raleigh International: Raleigh International inspires young people (17 to 24 year olds) to create lasting changes in sustainable development projects in 5, 7 and 10 week stints in countries like Nepal, Costa Rica, Tanzania and Zambia. A NZ scholarship is available on their website.


Working Holidays

IEP: Working Adventures Worldwide

Agriventure: International Agricultural Exchange

EA Ski & Snowboard: Train & work as ski/snowboard instructor 


Nanny/Au Pair

Nannies Abroad: International nanny placement

Au Pair in America

Au Pair Link: work as a nanny overseas for a gap year