Internship and volunteer programs in India. Available year round with Leave UR Mark.

What you get: program placement, housing plus food in India, in-country support

What you learn: travel, work experience, Indian culture


Available Locations: Bangalore, Mumbai, Goa


Who Applies? First time travelers to India, international students, recent grads, gap year people, those who want to help


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Gap Year Ideas

A Gap Year in India is a fantastic way to explore career ...

Cultural Activities

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What Our Clients Say

“Stay as long as possible. Four weeks is nice, but to stay more than two months is more effective to work and discover India.” Cecile O., Netherlands, Children’s Education Project

“I truly feel like I’m getting something accomplished. I’m part of the team and I’m really helping these companies get along: quite simply, I can help them get new customers. It’s a new experience and it feels pretty good.” Johanna K. Germany, Marketing Internship

Marketing Internship

Marketing Internship in India

  We did a Q+ A with Bria Brown of Saint Peter’s University on her Marketing Internship in India.  Studying business back in New Jersey, United States and traveling to India is an unforgettable experience for Brown.  Let’s look into how she found her life in India and what tips she has for future interns […]

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Interning at a Magazine During My Gap Year

I took a gap year after I got burned out from my corporate job that had a steady salary. Here is my gap year experience and advice. In this job, I was making ok money, attending company events, and selling a product I was not passionate about at all. I figured this is what life […]

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Environmental Engineering Internship

Environmental Engineering Internship

We spoke with a former volunteer named Trisha from the United States who talked about her experience interning abroad in India with us. Let’s learn more about how Trisha found her environmental engineering internship focusing on water literacy issues! What was a typical day for you like at the office working as an environmental engineering […]

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volunteering with animals in India

Volunteering with Animals

Do you want to understand the challenges that animals face in India? Let’s learn about Claudia from South Africa’s experience volunteering with animals on the outskirts of Bangalore, India. For further visual experiences, you can also check out her photography site where she shares some beautifully captured scenes. What was a typical day for you […]

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Travel in India 101 for Interns

Travel in India: Cultural do’s and don’ts When you arrive in a new country, it takes some time until you tune into the local cultural code. Indians do not expect foreigners to be aware of the Indian way of doing things and will easily forgive any blunders. The best way to learn is by observing […]

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Summer Internships in India

Spending your summer in your own country doing an internship or part-time summer job is an excellent way to save some money and work on your skills at home. However, many students may not realize that upon graduation and landing a full time career, they may not ever have the chance to take off 4, […]

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Interning Abroad versus Studying Abroad

Interning abroad and Studying abroad are both incredible ways to live and travel through another country and culture. Although we are absolute advocates of study abroad programs, here are some of the reasons we really love interning abroad! See if internships in a foreign country are the right fit for you. Experiment with Career Choices […]

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Are Internships Abroad Expensive?

Today there was an article published in the New York Times about internships abroad being expensive–sometimes up to $10,000 for the experience of working in a company in a different country. The comments from the readers have mostly been about how people should not have to pay to work and how these hefty price tags […]

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Yoga Teachers Needed in India

The One Love Movement a non-profit, who serves under-privileged youth around the world while using yoga as a foundation, officially announced the launch of its Yoga Volunteer Trips in partnership with Leave UR Mark, a social enterprise that enables volunteers from around the world to participate in meaningful projects in India. Yoga has grown into […]

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While Volunteering in India Don’t Miss These Festivals

Festivals and holidays in South India Sankranti Celebrated on January 14, Sankranti is a harvest festival and one of the most important festivals in South India. You’ll see colorful rangoli patterns painted on doorsteps and sugar cane for sale across Bangalore. This is also a public holiday. Republic Day January 26 is Republic Day which […]

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