BIG IDEA @ AARDVARK ISRAEL
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TECH GAP YEAR PROGRAMS IN ISRAEL
For ages 17-21 | 4-9 month programs powered by BIG IDEA, Aardvark Israel, and Masa
GET TRAINED FOR A
CAREER IN HI-TECH
LIVE YOUR DREAM
MAKE A SOCIAL
JUMP-START YOUR FUTURE CAREER
BIG IDEA Gap Year @ Aardvark Israel is an in-depth program for high school graduates who seek to combine hi-tech training and internship with an exciting experience in Israel. Take a year in Israel to invest in yourself: Acquire new expertise, develop your networking skills and travel all over the country with incredible people from all over the world. Operated as a partnership between BIG IDEA and Aardvark Israel, participants get the best of what each organization offers! Is this program right for me? Check here >>
DESIGNED FOR FORWARD THINKERS
- Hi-Tech boot camps – App Development.
- Internships at innovative startup companies.
- Network and meet interesting people from all over the world.
- Make an impact in people’s lives with digital solutions.
- Learn Hebrew and earn up to 21 college credits.
- Participate in weekly field trips throughout the country.
- Live like a local – Explore Israel and it’s culture.
"After this gap year in Israel is over, I'll go back to the US with an extra year of maturity, and with tech skills and a second language that none of my peers are going to have"
Sam - New York, NY
"There is something so familiar about this entire experience, it is amazing. Everyone coming here without family in Israel, creates a family here in BIG IDEA Program."
Noam - Pittsburgh, PA
"The Gap Year has changed me in that it provided me skills I wouldn’t necessarily get in college. I am doing this, so when I get to college I will already have a head start in front of everybody else."
Dan - Teaneck, NJ