Mentored, multi-disciplinary project and collaboration opportunities in India for students, professionals and researchers. Aimed at meaningful social impact and real world problem-solving. Onsite in some of the world’s most stimulating creative environments.
Hands-on learning projects with teachers, academics and global organisations
Immersive and inspiring actual-site environments in India
Real world problem solving with social impact
Certificate of completion, standout addition to CV
Internships and residencies with leaders in the field
High quality accommodation, transportation, security
Students of design & architecture . Fashion & textiles • Urban planning, social sciences, anthropology, history. Product development, innovation, entrepreneurship.
High school and college students
Our hospitality partners are world class and have decades of experience in hosting global travellers. Groups are accompanied by an experienced tour services director to cater to every need or contingency. All travel is via private fleets run by verified operators.
HEALTH & HYGIENE
Our handpicked partners and vendors adhere to the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene. Please consult our pre-trip guide for tips or ask our local team for safe dining suggestions.
THE LAB PROJECTS
Urban Planning & Architecture
Urban planning, design and architecture intervention at Mumbai’s famed Dharavi settlement.
3, 5, 7 day programs in Mumbai • World-renowned faculty from urbz • Hands-on problem solving .
Prices starting at US$ 600 per person
TEXTILE AND COMMUNITY BUILDING
Sustainability, community development and rehabilitation among Maheshwar’s globally acclaimed weaving community.
ARTISAN EMPOWERMENT AND PLATFORM CREATION
Management, advocacy and tech intervention aimed at helping West Bengal’s diverse, highly skilled artisanal communities viable and self-sustaining.
The Lab is a movable, experimental platform facilitating cutting-edge cross-cultural collaborations. The idea is to provide stimulating and rewarding creative challenges to the participants, and do a bit of good to the world in the process.
Nandita Palchoudhuri, Curator
THE LAB OPPORTUNITY
The Lab promises an unparalleled experience in creative problem solving, out of one’s comfort zone, under mentors who are the best in their field. A unique, standout addition to one’s CV and a chance to make a real difference to the world.
CUSTOMISE YOUR TOUR
India By Hand experiences can be designed specifically around your interests.
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