Founded in 1980, the Center for Interim Programs is the first, and longest running, independent counseling organization of its kind in the U.S. We have worked with 8,000+ students, drawing from a database of over 6,600 options. Our dedicated gap year counselors offer 50 combined years in experiential and international education, and personally tailor combinations of vetted options to match students' interests, goals, and budget. Each of our counselors is accredited through the Gap Year Association, having demonstrated excellence in the field of gap year consulting and passed all required standards for ethical, responsible, and risk managed placements in gap year education. We are committed to the well-being and development of every student throughout their gap time.
- We have been doing gap year counseling work longer than anyone else in the U.S.
- With over 8,000 families served, we have assisted the most gap year students.
- Free 90 minute brainstorming session and a lifetime of service for our fee.
- Our counselors have visited almost every continent during annual site visit trips.