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Since Pave's first appearance in 2013, we have been striving to open the doors of the Indian business world for enterprising young professionals through award-winning internships and programmes. We work with multinational corporations, private Indian businesses, social enterprises, not-for-profits and start-ups across a range of sectors to provide once-in-a-lifetime opportunities.
Through a number of different channels, we have been recognised for empowering students and graduates through the incredible experience of working and living in India as well as our commitment to creating a globally conscious generation of business leaders, entrepreneurs and active citizens.
Employability is a key area for all individuals today and through our internships and programmes, you will be able to gain a deeper understanding and be able to develop the necessary skills that employers seek. The experiences Pave offer aim to improve the knowledge and skills required to secure graduate jobs.
The world is full of opportunities, choice and potential. And yet, the job market is the most competitive it has ever been. Unique experiences and skills are what set people apart from the general pool of applicants. Employers keep an eye out for new, globally aware, dynamic talent with leadership potential.
Our internships in India have the power to provide young career professionals with life-changing experiences that help them grow personally and professionally. Gain professional skills in a challenging work environment, and secure international experience imperative to success in the job market upon returning home.
Read full internship profiles available on our website and decide based on your career aspirations. Pave internships are developed over several months to guarantee there is a mutual benefit for both you and the internship company.
We ensure all necessary logistics such as accommodation, visa and on-ground support are sorted well in advance of your internship start date. You will also benefit from a pre-departure meeting with us where we go run through all essential information and answer any questions you have before you embark on your trip to India.
You will be assigned a Programme Co-ordinator who will accompany you to your workplace on the first day to introduce you to your supervisor and team to make sure you are settled. They will check-in with you weekly to make sure you are getting the most out of your internship and maximising your time in India.
Safety & Security
We provide safe, modern and comfortable accommodation so you are “home away from home”. From arrival pick-up at the airport and an induction weekend, we are on-hand until your very last internship day. Your Programme Co-ordinator can support you around the clock for the duration of your internship.
Once In A Life Time Experience
We set clear expectations and goals with you prior to departure, which ensures you are making the most out of your internship and developing the personal and professional skills that your future employers are seeking. We will organise traditional and social activities every fortnight so you get an all-round and rich cultural experience and walk away with enjoyable long-lasting memories!
By joining a Pave internship, you are ensuring that you gain a value adding international experience that maximises your potential. You will be given a variety of tasks in the company you work for that will allow you to develop your professional and personal skill-set and give you capabilities to work and interact within a new culture.
We provide internships all year round in a number of distinct industry sectors (see below) with the option to intern for 1 to 4 months
• Social Media
• Writing & Editing
• Human Resources
• Fashion Design
• Photography & Filmmaking
• Graphic Design
• Website Design
What is included?
By joining a Pave internship you receive a comprehensive package including: Accommodation; Travel & Visa Support; Insurance Support; Arrival & Induction; 24/7 Safety, Security & Support; Commute; Social & Cultural Events; Alumni Community.
Our brand new business and travel programme is designed with industry professionals for students, graduates and employees looking to further their skills and widen their cultural horizons.
You will have the opportunity to develop both professionally and personally, gaining an in-depth insight into Indian work culture and practices, how businesses operate on an international level and the cultural difference of customs and practices between the UK and India.
What can you expect?
• Employability workshops
• Interacting with businesses of varying sizes from start-ups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to large corporations and multinationals
• Apprentice challenges
• Slum tours
• Village tours
• Sightseeing tours
• Social and cultural events
• Workshops from industry leaders in:
Business; Law; Economics; Religion & Philosophy; Government & Politics; Social Entrepreneurship.