The AMIGOS Gap Year or Semester provides community development internships in Nicaragua. The program provides an opportunity for participants to develop leadership and problem solving skills at a critical moment before starting the next phase of life.
What does the AMIGOS Gap Program look like?
Cultural Immersion: Living with a host family is one of the most powerful aspects of the AMIGOS Gap Year. You will experience the incredible feeling of being welcomed as part of a new family and a new community.
Internships: AMIGOS provides individually tailored internships with some of the most effective development agencies in Latin America such as Plan International. Themes include environmental sustainability, art and technology, education, and global health.
Exciting Excursions! Additional opportunities to learn about Nicaraguan culture and relax with other Gap participants. Adventure through rainforests or climb the famous Mombacho Volcano!
- Language immersion course
- Live like a local with a host family
- Intern with a local organization
- Excursions around Nicaragua
- Independence to design projects, travel, and shape your experience