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International Studies Internship (8512.4)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Communication and Media



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    • Semester 2, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (161329) - View
    • Semester 1, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (153971) - View
    • Semester 2, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (140864) - View
    • Semester 1, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (145394) - View

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    This unit is developed to give students a deeper understanding of the workplace in a real life situation. Students will need to find placement with an organization that suits their interest and is willing to take them as interns or volunteers. Students will be working on the allocated projects and will have an academic/industry expert as mentor. The unit is focused on developing teamwork; leadership skills, working with diverse groups and managing working with complex situations.

    Learning Outcomes


    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the dynamics of work situation in a real life setting;

    2. Understand the significance of working with a team on a specified project;

    3. Learn from experienced industry professionals;

    4. Apply and use previously gained skills; and

    5. Transfer knowledge from classroom to a workplace.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    Two hours per week.


    Permission of unit convener.



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