"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." - Mark Twain
Take the helm!
Founded in 1980, The Center for Interim Programs is the first and longest-running independent gap-year counseling organization in the United States.
Interim has designed creative gap-year opportunities for more than 6,800 people of all ages and built relationships with organizations worldwide. Our database encompasses over 6,000 program opportunities.
At Interim, we work one-on-one with individuals of all ages to tailor a combination of program options that match interests, needs, and goals. We guide people through the process of identifying reputable placements, securing those placements, and adjusting to the changes that inevitably take place as individuals take on new experiences that create or re-create their lives.
The option for students, grads, mid- and post-career individuals to take creative gap time
Decades of experience and expertise in counseling and placing individuals
A database of the highest quality program options
The certainty that the placements we recommend are "tried-and-true"
A wide range of affordable options, e.g. housing & food provided for work; no program fees
A lifetime of individual, personalized, professional service
WBUR - Radio Boston Interview, Mar 8, 2012 Hear Holly Bull of Interim and Robert Clagett, former Admissions Dean at Middlebury College, discuss taking a Gap Year before college. "Taking A Gap Year Can Improve Student Achievement" with Anthony Brooks and Meghna Chakrabarti.