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Job Orientation Internship in Jaipur

Are you unsure what you are really interested in and you want to try out different options? Our program "Job orientation internship" makes this possible!
In the city of Jaipur in northern India, you can combine several short-term internship placements of a minimum duration of 1-2 weeks each (depending on the internship) and thus gain first insights into different professional fields. You do not need any previous knowledge or training/studies for these internships! You can join from the age of 16.

Combine from the following options in Jaipur/India:


Teaching English

You will support a local teacher of a school in teaching English for 25-30 hours per week, Monday to Friday. You can typically choose the age range of the the children: either 3-6 years or 7-15 years or 16 years and older. You will learn to prepare for the lessons and then use a textbook to teach the students conversation, grammar, vocabulary, reading and writing. You will sing songs and play games with the children so that they can learn English with fun. In May and June, English classes are not available due to the summer vacation.

Teaching Sports

You will support a local teacher of a school in teaching Sports for 25-30 hours per week, Monday to Friday. You can typically choose the age range of the the children: either 3-6 years or 7-15 years or 16 years and older. The common sports for which equipment is also available include football (soccer), volleyball, basketball, athletics and cricket. You will teach the children technique, rules, strategy etc. of these sports. It is desirable that you arrange a small tournament in one of these sports at the end of your internship. The school is closed in May and June, but you can teach sports at a slum center instead.

Teaching Arts and Music

You will support a local teacher of a school in teaching Arts and Music for 25-30 hours per week, Monday to Friday. You can typically choose the age range of the the children: either 3-6 years or 7-15 years or 16 years and older. You can choose the activity that you are most interested in or skilled at, such as painting, drawing, embroidery, pottery, dancing, singing, playing musical instruments or acting. At the end of your internship, you should arrange a small exhibition or performance. The slum school is closed in May and June, but you can teach art and music at a slum center instead.

Nursing, Medicine, Therapies at a Hospital

Even without any previous experience, an internship is possible in a large, private hospital which has the departments of general medicine, internal medicine, orthopedics, gynecology & births, pediatrics, surgery, urology, ENT, ophthalmology, neurology, plastic surgery, dermatology, gastroenterology, psychiatry, cardiology, dentistry and physiotherapy. You will observe and help the local staff (nurses, doctors, therapists) with simple tasks and learn about working in a hospital.
An additional monthly contribution of 65 EUR for the hospital applies in case you choose this internship placement.

Business Consulting, Research and Mentoring of Start-Ups

The internship takes place at a business consulting and business research company that conducts economic research for the government of India, international organizations, and private companies, producing reports that are used for feasibility studies, policy making, and planning and development of infrastructure and technology. The company has around 20 full-time staff with qualifications in economics and engineering, as well as a network of hundreds of freelancers from various industries.
The company also runs a start-up mentoring program, an IT department with 14 programmers who are implementing software solutions for customers, a franchise system for educational centers and a food park for processing and packaging vegetables, fruits and grains.
As an intern, you can join the research and consulting team and learn about the collection and analysis of economic data, as well as get insights into the work of start-ups and the company's other fields of activity.

Website and App Development

In a software company you can get an insight into the project work for creating websites and apps. You do not need to have any related knowledge, but you will become familiar with terms and concepts such as HTML, CSS, CMS, PHP, MySQL, front-end and back-end programming, project management, search engine optimizationm, amongst others.

Special School in Jaipur

The internship takes place in a special school for children and adolescents who have mental and physical limitations and mental disorders. The school is attended by 25 students every day and has 4 permanent employees. As an intern, you will support the employees in their daily work at the special school with activities and therapies which improve the children's educational, social and life skills, and which are adapted to the needs of each child individually.

Social Media Marketing

The 4Ps of marketing are product, price, place and promotion. Your internship can be related to any of these areas and can take place at a company such as a tour operator or a non-profit organization. A typical field of activity for interns is social media marketing. You would create and publish contents such as images, stories, information, videos, etc. for social media platforms.

Support of underprivileged members of society

You can do a social work internship with an NGO in Jaipur that is run by young people and supports underprivileged members of society. These include HIV-positive children and families living in slums. In addition, the NGO is involved in educational work and campaigns related to environmental protection and healthy living spaces. You will accompany the social workers of the organization and participate in the programs of the NGO.

Full support before and during your time in India!

In Jaipur you will share an apartment with other foreign interns or, if you prefer, you will live with a host family. Our two female supervisors are Hasmik and Nutan. Nutan even lives in our shared apartments together with the interns and carries out at least once cultural Indian activity per week with all interns, such as yoga, Indian dance, Hindi lessons or cooking sessions. Additionally, Hasmik and Nutan regularly arrange excursions and sightseeing trips at low additional costs.
Due to the close contact with our supervisors, the job orientation internship is also very suitable for younger participants (from 16 years) for whom this is their first longer time abroad. You will of course also have a direct support person before and during your time in India from our international office.
As a participant of our job orientation internship, you will get a discount of EUR 50 on our Career Counseling Test!
Info Box
Location: Jaipur, India
Availability: All year, Start date flexible
Minimum Duration: 1 week
Maximum Duration: 12 Months
Language Requirements: English
Shared apartment, host family
Supervision Possible: Yes
Qualification Of Supervisor: Professionals in their respective fields
Minimum Qualification Of Intern: None required
Further Contribution To Project: Only in case of hospital internship (see text)
Remuneration: None

Accommodation in Jaipur



Shared serviced apartment in Jaipur

The shared serviced apartment in Jaipur is located in a 4 storey residential building in a residential area of good standards, in walking distance from shopping malls, parks, and public transport.
A maximum of 12 participants are sharing the apartment, staying at shared rooms (4-share), which are separated by gender. The apartment furthermore has 2 bathrooms with a hot and cold shower, a kitchen, a communal space with fridge and cable TV, a balcony, and a rooftop. There is free Wifi.
There are 2 rooms with air conditioning and one without. There is an extra charge for the rooms with air conditioning. Temperatures in Jaipur are high between March and October.
3 Indian meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) are served at the house and are included in the rent. At least once per week an activity is offered  to our participants in Jaipur at no extra cost, such as Indian dance, cooking lessons, Yoga, or Hindi lessons. The house manager Pooja (who on the pictures is wearing a yellow t-shirt) also stays at the apartment and is your contact person.

Host Family in Jaipur

You will staying with an Indian host family who will serve you 3 meals per day. You will share your room either with another participant of the same gender or, in case of younger participants, share with a teenage child of your host family ("Host brother"/"host sister"). Single room accommodation is possible at a little extra. Staying with a host family, you can also join at least once per week an activity such as Indian dance, cooking lessons, Yoga, or Hindi lessons, at no extra charge.


I. World Unite! Service Package

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  • Service Package 800 EUR incl. 3 Internship Placements; up to 60 days duration of stay, for 1 Person; Service Package 700 EUR per person incl. 3 Internship placements, in case of 2-3 persons doing the same internship placements.
  • Any additional internship placement +100 EUR per Person
  • Total duration of stay of 61 days or longer + 200 EUR per Person

The World Unite! Service Package includes:

  • Arrangement of your Internship(s)
  • Individual Consultation and Preparation prior to your arrival
  • Access to the World Unite! Online Resource Centre which has Preparation Materials including Intercultural Preparation, compiled particularly for your destination (PDFs, Videos)
  • Preparation Session via Skype, together with further participants
  • Arrangements of the Documents you need for your Visa Application and assistance with local registration (if required) but not the official government fees for the visa (See costs below)
  • Pick-up and Transfers from/to Jaipur International Airport (JAI) on arrival and return
  • At least once per week cultural activity in Jaipur, e.g. Yoga, Hindi lesson, cooking lesson, Henna painting, Indian dance
  • Personal support staff at our international office
  • Accompanying you to your placement(s) on your first day of internship
  • 24 Hours emergency support by local support team
  • Local SIM Card with 600 Rs. airtime credit
  • Issuance of Confirmations/Certificates for your university, scholarship, insurance, etc. and filling out/signing Internship Contracts for your university
  • For the CO2 compensation of your long-haul flights: Costs for 10 seedlings of indigenous trees that we plant on the slopes of Kilimanjaro
  • Discount of 50 EUR on our Career Counselling Test

The Rates do NOT include:

  • Accommodation and Meals (see below)
  • Travel to/from Jaipur (you book it on your own; we can assist you)
  • Official fees for Visa (see below)
  • Insurance (Travel Health Insurance, Liability Insurance, Travel Cancellation insurance; you book it on your own, we can assist you)
  • Personal Expenses
  • Vaccinations
  • Local Transport (Estimated amounts see below)

II. Accommodation Costs

Accommodation at shared serviced apartment (2-share to 4-share dorm) on full board, incl. wifi OR with host family (twin or triple room) on full board: 75 EUR/week.
Single room at a host family has a supplement of 100 EUR per month or partial month.
Single room at guest house on full board: 27 EUR per night.
Full board means 3 meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner), Indian food.

Overview of other costs:

  • Visa around 60-130 EUR (75-160 USD) depending on activity and duration; to apply prior to your travel
  • Small local expenses (Internet, Local Transport): ca. 20-40 EUR (30-50 USD)/Month (Estimate)
  • Insurances around 20-40 EUR (30-50 USD)/Month

How do I pay?

Once all your questions have been answered and you confirm that you want to participate, we will email you an invoice. You can pay it via bank transfer, credit card or via Paypal. You will pay a deposit of 200 EUR / 250 USD when the invoice is issued. One months prior to your arrival you will pay the remainder for your Service Package.
The payment modalities for rent and possible further costs (e.g. internship supervision fees, as stated in info box of the respective project description) depend on your host country and placement. We will inform you beforehand. In many cases these costs are paid on site, but for some countries and placements they need to be paid partially or fully in advance.

Other Projects That Might Interest You:

These projects are suggestions for alternatives that may interest you or those that could be chosen as COMBINATIONS. The combination of projects in different organizations is often possible and usually cheaper than two individual bookings. Please contact us to know more! Check out our other listings in the areas of "World Learner" and "Active Travel" at your travel destination to make your stay even more interesting.

Travel Health Insurance

We recommend the following travel insurance that is meant specifically for participants of internships, volunteering, language study, working holiday, and courses abroad. It is available for travelers of all nationalities and usable for all countries, except your home country. You can also add a journey liability insurance.
Just click on the link, fill in the form and you will get a confirmation email.

Rajasthan - The Land of the Kings

Rajasthan is located in the North-West of India and means "Land of the Kings". More than 2500 years ago, tribes built cities, and kingdoms were formed, which existed until the British colonial time in the 19th century. The largest state of India, in terms of area, is determined by the landscapes of the Thar Desert and the Aravalli Range, which are rich in forts and palaces of the Rajput kings. Due to its natural beauty and cultural heritage, Rajasthan is today, one of India's most popular travel destinations. Jaipur is part of the so-called "Golden Triangle", consisting of the cities of Agra (Taj Mahal), Delhi and Jaipur, which is part of every round trip in northern India.
Jaipur is known as the "Pink City" due to the dominant color of its buildings. The 3 million-people city has numerous forts, palaces and temples. Jaipur is also known for its jewelry industry. More than 14,000 people produce jewelery made of metal, stone and rubber lacquer, typically at small backyard workshops, which are sold all over the world.
Jodhpur is called the "blue city" due to the colour of its houses. The city is overlooked by the mighty Meherangarh Fort. There is also a university in Jodhpur.
Setrawa is a village in the Thar desert, located around 100 km north of Jodhpur. A problem in Rajasthan is the scarcity of water. In the Thar desert, the only annual rains pour down in the form of heavy thunderstorms during the months of July to September, when temperatures normally go up to 50 degree Celsius. Traditionally, the water of these hot summer months are stored in ponds that are the shape of a half moon, called Johad. In the patriarchal society of the rural regions, women are denied access to education and social life.

Our Coordinator in Rajasthan

In Jaipur, Hasmik with her team will welcome you and provide support for you. In Jodphur and Setrawa our coordinator is Govind from Sambhali Trust.

Recreational Activities in Rajasthan

Jaipur and Jodhpur can count with a large number of forts, palaces, temples, historical and natural history museums, and gardens and parks that you can visit. At both cities you can also take part in yoga classes, cooking lessons, Indian dance session, and join other cultural activities.
It is of course also recommended to travel around other parts of Rajasthan.

Music Video with the girls of Sambhali Trust in Jodhpur

In this music video, shot on the streets of Jodhpur, the girls of Sambhali Trust (with whom we arrange volunteering) sing and play. It communicates very well the mood of the city of Jodhpur!

Video of Setrawa/Sambhali Trust

Karina and Kerry, volunteers from South Africa, speak about their experience in the school of Sambhali Trust in the desert village of Setrawa. They also tell about life in the village.

Getting To Jaipur, Jodhpur and Setrawa

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Jaipur: Jaipur has a large international airport. It is best if you book your flight directly there. From Jaipur Airport (JAI) our local team will pick you up and bring you to your accommodation in Jaipur.
Jodhpur: You book a flight to Jodhpur (JDH) where you will be picked up from the airport by our local team and taken to your accommodation in Jodhpur.
Setrawa: You will book a flight to Jodhpur (JDH) where you will be picked up from the airport by our local team. You willI spend the first 1-2 days in Jodhpur, where you get an introduction and will then be driven to Setrawa.

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