Microfinance Internship Abroad

  • Bangalore, State of Karnātaka, India

Email your resume to info@leaveurmark.com to let us know when you'd like to come and for how long! Visit our Facebook page to connect with tons of previous, past, and future interns: www.facebook.com/LeaveURMark or www.instagram.com/leaveurmarkindia .

Leave UR Mark has a microfinance internship opportunity in Bangalore, India for volunteers and interns who would like to experience the country from a unique perspctive of international development. This is a great opportunity for international interns to get an idea of how small women owned businesses need assistance through microfinance, development training, and community support. Interns would get an opportunity to make visits small women owned businesses in underprivileged communities and how microloans are effecting their lives.

Interns would work for an organization that gives interest free loans to women from slum and poor communities to setup businesses of their own, become independent, and get out of the debt trap. Check out one intern's experience on our blog: http://leaveurmarkindia.blogspot.com/2012/07/freedom-from-debt-cycle-in-india-by.html

Interns will get experience with:

1)Case Studies of successful entrepreneurs starting up small businesses

2)Management of funds

3)Researching where help is needed

4)Assisting with training and development programs

5)Working with both urban and rural populations

6)Ensuring proper allocation of microloans and resources to women

7)Shadowing a typical micro credit session

8)Developing training workshops for women

9)Helping to distribute and disseminate videos and documentaries on microfinance and entrepreneurial development

Requirements:

1)Must be 18 years and older

2)Good command of English

3)Some knowledge and interest in international development

4)Minimum 12 week commitment

Leave UR Mark charges a $595 placement fee to help organize your trip Pre-Departure and internship placement. Leave UR Mark is there to help travelers feel comfortable and safe while in india. We also arrange airport pickup, housing, food, and the services of a total country support for an additional cost. This is a great opportunity for those who are interested in international development!

Email your resume to info@leaveurmark.com to let us know when you'd like to come and for how long! Visit our Facebook Page to connect with tons of previous, past, and future interns: www.facebook.com/LeaveURMark or www.leaveurmarkindia.blogspot.com

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  • #206, 22nd Main, 16th Cross, JP Nagar, 5th Phase
    Bangalore, State of Karnātaka, India 560078
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  • Hours per week:

    40
  • Compensation:

    Unpaid

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