The JSAA has pioneered architecture, the environment and design in the country by eliminating disciplinary differences and introducing a multidisciplinary ethos into their curricula.
The school uniquely allows students to design their own curriculum while completing a degree in a minor of their choice along with their core courses.
The internship program will be dedicated to the production of professionals who? first of all? adept at building and making by allowing learners to conduct hands-on training during their respective internship.
Partner organizations include WWF India, Neemrana Hotels, the Development Council for the Construction Industry (CIDC), ATO Architecture, Seoul, South Korea, the QN Laboratory for Urban Architecture, Seoul, South Korea TRIPP, the IIT Delhi, the Hyderabad Urban Lab and Scan the World for my Mini Factory, London, United Kingdom, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Ashoka Trust for Ecological and Environmental Research (ATREE), Herman Miller, CBRE, Center for Science and Environment (CSE), JLL, Mandala Lighting, Observer Research Foundation, Stir World, Space Design Consultant, Scan the World, London, United Kindgom, Rereeti Foundation for Museums and Galleries, Bengaluru, Center for Art and Social Practice (CASP), New Delhi, Opus Indigo and Jackfruit Research and Design.
Announcing the first MoUs, founding Vice Chancellor of OP Jindal Global University, C. Raj Kumar noted, “This is a fantastic opportunity created for the students at Jindal School of Art & Architecture (JSAA). The fact that our students are Being able to utilize meaningful experiential learning opportunities for interns in some of the leading organizations will lay the foundation for their future professional practice in the fields of architecture, interior design, community planning and development, and urban development.
“It also enables JSAA students to combine the theoretical foundations of design knowledge and on-campus practical and studio-based learning with the work experience and opportunities required to work in these organizations.”
The aim of these MoUs is to bridge the gap between practice and science which is often cited as the main obstacle in India and which affects the employability of graduates in various fields. These compulsory internships ensure that JSAA students are industry-ready and ready to reach the next levels of excellence in science. The Dean of the Jindal School of Art & Architecture (JSAA), Professor Thomas Mical, emphasized this commitment and said: “In this time of great uncertainty, hope for the future grows through cooperation and partnerships. These agreements predict many positive future prospects between the JSAA and the Top creative industries and companies.
“These internships provide JSAA students with an opportunity to make an impact in the world of architecture and beyond. We should work towards creating future environments that offer protection and ennoblement, where flexibility and material innovation enhance the inhabited world and at the highest level nursing works in the professions by integrating ethical practices with intelligence in relation to ecologies. ”