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India

  1. Country Information
  2. Visa and Work Authorization
  3. Job Listings
  4. Work Placement Programs
  5. Housing
  6. Company Directories

Make sure to look through the International Job Search Research Guide in addition to the resources below.

Country Information

  • CIA World Factbook: India– WWW
    A great resource for finding basic country information on countries around the world.
  • Global Road Warrior: India– ELECTRONIC
    A comprehensive business travel, telecommunications, and business culture reference that provides information such as business culture, being a businesswoman, essential terms to know, and much more!
  • Going Global Career Guide: India– ELECTRONIC
    Country-specific information about job search resources, employment trends, work permits and visas, applications guidelines, cultural advice, and more!
  • Living in India: Resources for Expatriates–WWW
    Articles, links, resources and more, brought to you by TransitionsAbroad.com.

Visa and Work Authorization

Job Listings

Check out the International Job Listings and Job Listings by Country on the International Job Search research guide for additional resources.

Work Placement Programs

Find more programs by using one of our directories.

  • AISEC– WWW
    AISEC is a nonprofit dedicated to promoting cultural understanding and international cooperation, and offers hundreds of management, technical, education, and development internships abroad. You must join AISEC before you can apply for the internship program. The AISEC Penn chapter serves the entire Philadelphia region; you can contact Jill Portnoy, the VP of Talent Management, at jill@sas.upenn.edu to learn more about the recruitment process.
  • IASTE- International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience– WWW
    IAESTE offers paid internships in over 30 countries in technical fields such as engineering, computer science, mathematics, natural/physical sciences, architecture, and agricultural science, for a program fee.  Application deadline is January 10th.
  • International Cooperative Education– WWW
    ICE places students on paid international summer internships, for a fee of about $1150.  They also place students on semester-long internships.  They recommend applying by mid-March.
  • U.S. Department of State– WWW
    Offers unpaid student internships, about half of which are located abroad in US embassies.

Housing

Most work placement programs offer accommodation assistance, but in case you need to find housing for yourself, here are some places you may want to look:

Company Directories

Use these database to generate lists of companies in India.

  • best resourceD&B Million Dollar Database — ELECTRONIC
    Million Dollar is a fantastic database that allows you to compile lists of companies based on many different criteria including industry, country, region or city. You can export your results to Excel so you can save your company lists and their contact information.
  • Business & Company Resource Center– ELECTRONIC
    To generate a list of international companies, select ‘Advanced Search.’  Under ‘Content Area’ select ‘Company Profiles/Products.’  To specify location, select ‘State/Country’ from the drop-down menu. To specify industry, select ‘Industry Description,’ ‘SIC code,’ or ‘Keyword’ from the drop-down menu.
  • Uniworld– ELECTRONIC
    Use this electronic company directory to create lists of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countires and Foreign Firms Operating in the U.S. It’s easy to use and searchable by country, industry and much more!

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