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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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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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10 Ways to Impress your Colleagues during your Internship Abroad

The first day on your international internship can be slightly nerve-wracking to many of Leave UR Mark’s volunteers and interns.  Here is Leave UR Mark’s advice on how to easily have your new Indian boss and colleagues warm up to you and help you have an amazing cultural and learning experience while in the country. […]

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New Projects with Leave UR Mark!

We are so excited to announce our brand new projects for 2013!  We stand by the fact that Leave UR Mark has some of the most unique and varied internship and volunteer opportunities within the international education community.  Here are new programs that you can sign up for starting…immediately!  You can apply by sending over […]

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Volunteer Abroad with Deaf Children in India: by Monica Frederick

      I have always known it was my dream to see the world. Through the “Leave UR Mark” website, I took the perfect opportunity to volunteer abroad, at the Institute for the Deaf in Bangalore, India for two weeks. Indian Sign Language (ISL) differs throughout the regions of India. However, American Sign Language […]

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Leave UR Mark interns go to Kerala: by Natasha Gell

  If there is a reason to choose interning abroad in Bangalore over Northern India, it’s the proximity to various weekend excursions available to all Leave UR Mark participants.  We recently traveled to the beautiful region of Kerala which has all that you need.  Quiet backwaters channels with slow moving houseboats, lively beaches, quiet beaches, […]

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Fund Your Volunteer Internship Abroad: Start Today

At Leave UR Mark, many of our participants are students and recent graduates who are often already in debt through university payments, low-income jobs, or unemployment.  Interning/Volunteering abroad should not be an experience that is only accessible to those with a lot of disposable income.  We highly encourages students and travelers to not let finances […]

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Autism in India: by Sven van Mourik

Unlike most interns working for Leave UR Mark, on her way to work, Renae gets to make use of Bangalore’s new, state-of-the-art metro system. It provides a stunning view over the developing city, operates a lot cleaner than the auto-rickshaws, and incidentally is quite silent as well, giving way to the perfect place to ask […]

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Therapy & Special Education in India: by Sven van Mourik

In a southern neighborhood of Bangalore, Usha works at a non-profit organization that specializes in the rehabilitation of children with disabling physical and neurological challenges, and which has been employing Renae, Kara and Sarah, three interns from Leave UR Mark.  Sitting down behind her desk, Usha explains she initially got to work for the organization […]

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Education in India & the U.S.: by Sven van Mourik

A special education teacher at the Children’s Learning Center of United Cerebral Palsy in New York, Laurie has always dreamed of going to India: “I didn’t really financially have the means to take a gap year, which is becoming very popular in the States, so I was looking for a program to which I could commit […]

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