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    AdventureEXP – Affordable Gap Year Programs + Destination Work Experiences

    AdventureEXP – Affordable Gap Year Programs + Destination Work Experiences


    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Destinations: United States
    • Program Length: Two Months, Academic Year, Semester, Quarter
    • Start Month: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    • Category: Paid Work Experience
    • Selective: Yes
    • Gender: Coed
    • Ages: 18, 19+, 19
    • Housing: Dorm, Hotel, Student Apartment
    • Financial Aid: Loans, Payment Terms
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    AdventureEXP hosts destination work programs to help students travel to desirable locations around the US for paid seasonal jobs and internships. Our programs range from 2-12 months in length and start throughout the year. The majority of our placements are in the hospitality and tourism industry.

    We believe in helping students have transformative experiences through travel, and with no program fees, it's affordable to gain professional and interpersonal skills while having fun!

    AdventureEXP handles the following:

    • Connection to our partnered employers in program location
    • Secured housing
    • Hosted excursions
    • Emergency support
    • Educational programming - career coaching and personal finance learning groups

    Common jobs associated with our programs:

    • Food and Beverage
    • Ski Instructor / Resort Worker
    • Lifeguard
    • Culinary / Chef
    • Front Desk / Guest Services
    • Engineering
    • Grocery Store Clerk

    The majority of our placements do not require any experience. Our program is a cost positive experience meaning after the cost of housing and the cost of living in your destination, you can leave the experience having earned extra money.

    Our current programs in 2021 and 2022:

    • Rocky Mountain Adventure in Aspen, Colorado - Winter & Spring Semester
    • Sun Valley Adventure in Ketchum, Idaho - Winter & Spring Semester
    • Yellowstone Adventure in Pray, Montana - Fall Semester & Winter
    • Southwest Adventure in Sedona, Arizona - Spring Semester & Summer