1.45 billion people. Largest democracy in the world. Poised to become one of the world's most influential nations. Welcome to India.
Generation UK-India opportunities give you a platform to interact with a contemporary India, giving you the opportunity to understand one of the fastest growing economies in the world. You will make connections that will last a lifetime as well as gain international experience which will help you stand out from the crowd when getting ahead in your career!
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Are you looking to gain relevant international work experience whilst also building a greater understanding of a rapidly emerging global economic power? If so, a Generation UK-India internship could be the perfect opportunity for you!
You could gain international work experience at Tata Consultancy Services, one of the world’s leading IT companies through a range of internships. Find out more here.
Interested in teaching? Then this is the ideal way to develop your skills, increase your employability and work in an exciting, vibrant and challenging environment.
Your assistantship will provide you with a unique teaching experience on a five month placement. You will be working in an Indian NGO school as part of a KPMG funded initiative in some of India’s most famous cities, including Gurgaon, Noida, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Find out more about teaching in India.
Study at an Indian University on a 2 - 3 week course as part of a joint initiative between UK and Indian universities. This is a great short term opportunity to experience Indian university life authentically and with a group of peers. Find out more about the programme.
Here are some thoughts from some of last year’s participants on why you should choose India.
Listen to Lord Bilimoria, Founder of Cobra Beer on the benefits of gaining experience in India.
Read our India Matters report to find out why establishing a strong relationship between India and the UK is vital to our future.
Generation UK-India participants have taken some incredible photos whilst on placement, check them out on Instagram under #genukindia.
You can find all the Generation UK-India past participant stories here.
Find out more about the Generation UK-India programme at an event near you!
Generation UK-India was launched by the British Council and partners in November 2014. It aims to support more young people and professionals to come to India from the UK to gain exposure, experience and skills and build relationships for future collaboration.
Are you an Indian or UK organisation looking to get involved?
Visit our Generation UK-India homepage to find out more about how you can partner, host and support the programme.
Find out more about living and travelling in India
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office travel advice
- Advice for living in India
- Indian Tourist Board
- Rough Guide
- Lonely Planet