Archive | July, 2012

Indian Entrepreneur Gives Advice on Interning Abroad: by Sven van Mourik

Co-founder and entrepreneur, Raj is in charge of a growing marketing and event management company in Bangalore. With an office alive with a group of young men and women behind their computers, Mr. Hansoge’s company is a striking example of an enterprise trying to make it in Bangalore’s rising business sector. Looking out over the […]

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Freedom from the Debt Cycle in India: by Sven van Mourik

Studying Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Denison University in Granville, Ohio, Alex came to Bangalore to gain some hands-on experience in dealing with India’s vibrant economy, while lending a helping hand to the less fortunate.  As his auto-rickshaw leaves the richer part of Bangalore, Alex points out the slums he passes every day on his […]

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Life In India So Far by Sven van Mourik

One of the interns I interviewed for Leave UR Mark last week told me that he used to be able to visualize everything he was going to do in life. The only exception to that, he said, was his work in India, which he could never really picture himself doing until he was actually in […]

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Marketing in India’s Growing Economy: by Sven van Mourik

Johanna K. went to Bangalore to intern abroad in marketing and event management for some hands on work experience. Back at home in Germany, she studies English and American culture and business at the university of Kassel, but her side study in marketing led her to take full advantage of Bangalore’s IT sector: “I was looking […]

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Teaching Healthcare to Street Children: by Sven van Mourik

Erin and Henry came to India together, having been friends for a long time, even though their motivations to work for Leave UR Mark were different. Erin made the long journey mostly because she wanted to do meaningful work in a developing country: “I’m studying nursing at the University of Akron, in Ohio. I came […]

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