Additional

Community Resources

Outsourcing Resources to Maintain Work Life Balance

Gap Year Opportunities for Recent Graduates

Other opportunites for gap years:

1. Clinical Research Studies at WUSM (or any national or international institution):
https://clinicaltrials.gov
This is a registry of public & privately funded human clinical trials around the world maintained by the US Institutes of Health
You can sort this database by:

  • Topics
  • Map (location in the world)
  • Status of study (Active Recruiting, Active Not Recruiting, Completed, Completed has results, Terminated)

Two ways to use:

  1. See Studies By Topic: example enter “brain trauma & St. Louis” click on search (results at this time are 39 studies)
    To Refine click on “Modify this search” scroll down to Sponsor/Collaborator and enter “Washington University School of Medicine”. Click on Search to see list of WUSM studies on Brain Trauma.
    Focus on Recruiting Studies.
    Note the faculty names in “Study PI & Collaborators”.
  2. See Studies on a Map (to search for clinical studies by location anywhere in the world)
    Click on Studies on a Map see currently 79,026 in the USA, click on the USA
    Click on MO: see results 8,471 in MO
    Enter “Asthma & St. Louis” see 314 studies.
    Click on “Modify this Search” scroll to Sponsor/Collaborators and enter “Washington University School of Medicine”

2. https://www.stlvolunteer.org