Archive | Internships / Volunteering RSS feed for this section

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 […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

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 […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

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 […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Locals at the market in Mysore

Volunteering in India with Women

Volunteering in India with Women Isaac is from Traverse City, Michigan and is a student of International Relations at Wheaton College in Illinois. As part of his degree he was required to gain some international experience and complete a period of internship. This was Isaac’s first time in India and his first volunteer placement abroad. […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Interning in India: Advertising

The Indian Advertising Industry is one of the fastest growing fields in the world.  According to the Pitch Madison Outlook, it will grow 9% in 2012, placing itself on the global map in a very short amount of time.”The key reasons favoring the rapid growth of the Indian entertainment and media sector are the demographic […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

What a Psychology Internship in India is all about…

Elena Young Age: 22 Country: USA Placement: Psychology Leaving her mark at: A school for children with disabilities After completing a degree in psychology from the University of Miami, Elena was looking for an opportunity to get some work experience abroad. She was looking to gain more work experience while making a difference in a different […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

A Microfinance Experience in India

Elena, student from Denmark, interned at a microfinance organization in January 2012. Here is a brief account of her field trip to Palakkad, Kerala. “Coming from a wealthy Western country with heavy consumption of culture, what was I anticipating from a field trip to a rural Indian village,will it be eligible for microcredit? Firstly, I […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons