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


Leave UR Mark Experiences

Gap Year Ideas

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

Ethically Traveling in India

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Pics and videos from the field, accommodations and cultural activity.

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

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Earn Money To Travel with Leave UR Mark

Travel is expensive. Even when volunteering and interning abroad, the average traveler’s budget adds up between flights, visa, insurance, program fees, housing, food, transportation and day and weekend trips. Leave UR Mark is run by travelers who ourselves are trying to hack our costs anytime we travel. So we figured…. Why not let YOU earn […]

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Volunteering in India with Your Best Friend

Travelling alone and volunteering in India can seem daunting, even impossible to navigate, and even with all the planning in the world can sometimes make you feel like you’re not prepared enough. Enter: your best friend! They know you like nobody else does. They’ve seen you through the good times and the bad. They’ll support you […]

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Volunteers Travel to Mysore: Monkeys, Bulls and Luminous Castles

If as a Leave UR Mark volunteer,  you ever need a break from the crazy city of Bangalore, go spend a weekend in Mysore. Mysore is actually called Mysuru and is located approximately 150 kilometres from Bangalore. Even though the bus or train ride will take you at least three hours, Mysore is easy to […]

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Calangute beach Goa cafe

6 Reasons to volunteer in Goa

Imagine going to the beach after a hard day at work. You would take off your shoes, jump into the ocean and end the day in one of the many beach shacks, enjoying some fresh seafood while watching the sunset. Sounds like a dream to you? Then we have good news: If you’re not a city person, Leave UR […]

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Sankey Tank Park in Bangalore

Bangalore: The 10 best Ways to escape the City

Bangalore might be the least „Indian“ city in India. The influence of the western world and the international companies is huge, and as a foreigner you’re not gonna miss anything in Bangalore. Nevertheless there will be days where you might find it hard to handle the big city: Especially during rush hour there’s a huge […]

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YMCA boy's shelter - a volunteer project in Bangalore

Bangalore through the Eyes of a Child

Hi, my name is Franzi and I’ll be in Bangalore for the next couple of weeks. You will hear and read a lot from me, because blogging will be part of my job at Leave UR Mark. It’s been a while now since I came to India and this week I visited the first volunteer […]

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Volunteer Travel

Volunteers Travel to Ancient Indian Temples

This past weekend, Leave UR Mark went on an excursion outside of the city.  Volunteers travel and explore areas outside of Bangalore in order to experience everything India has to offer.  They took a day trip to Indian temples dating back to the 12th century.  We rented a taxi for the day and set out for a […]

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Volunteering in India with Leave UR Mark

Volunteer Abroad in India Reflections

Initially I came to India with the goal to learn more about different therapeutic methods used as interventions with special needs children. I chose this internship, Therapy and Counseling, through LeaveUrMark because it seemed like the perfect opportunity to learn from other therapists, practice dance therapy and gain experience working with a group of individuals […]

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volunteering in India with children

4 Reasons to do Volunteer Jobs in Goa, India

Volunteering in India is truly a different experience. Here are some of our top 5 reasons we think volunteers who choose to travel to India will love their time spent abroad in Goa. Whether on a gap year program or a short-term project, Goa has a lot to offer volunteers of all ages. Chill out […]

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medical volunteering

Volunteering at a Cancer Hospital

This month we cover Dolly from Saint Peter’s University in New Jersey, United States and her experience volunteering at a cancer hospital in India with Leave UR Mark. Dolly shares her experiences of day to day life in India, challenges and reasons that she felt her experience was life changing. She also has some excellent […]

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