6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- This is an internshipinternship (http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/internships/) unit that requires an application to be enrolled.
- This unit is an international study programinternational study program (http://future.arts.monash.edu/learning-abroad) at Prato that requires an application to be enrolled and may incur additional cost.
- The unit may be offered as part of the Summer Arts ProgramSummer Arts Program (http://www.monash.edu/students/courses/arts/summer-program.html).
- The unit may be offered as part of the Winter Arts ProgramWinter Arts Program (http://www.monash.edu/students/courses/arts/winter-program.html).
- This is an Arts enrichment unitArts enrichment unit (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2017handbooks/undergrad/arts-01.html).
The internship (undergraduate) is aimed at helping students gain real world experiences in a range of professional industries. By working with professionals, students will be able to acquire skills that will help prepare them for the transition from university to the work place. In applying the knowledge acquired in the classroom, students will be able to broaden their understanding of the discipline. The coursework component of the unit will require students to engage in a critical reflective process and this will be evidenced by completion of at least one of the following:
critical portfolio, internship reports, critical research essays, or through alternative assessment as appropriate to the specific parameters of the internship.
The internship unit aims to help students to:
- Obtain practical experience in a professional sector.
- Reflect on the criteria and skills involved in a practical working environment.
- Reflect on the principles and practices being acquired in their course and how these might be applied to real world contexts
- Demonstrate their skill development in relation to a real world context
- Make decisions about further study and possible career paths
Within semester assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement. + Additional requirements + Industry placement
See also Unit timetable information
This unit applies to the following area(s) of study
Students who have attained a distinction average and who have completed 96 points of study with a minimum of 48 points in Arts, of which at least 24 points must count towards a major in Language, Linguistics, Literary Studies or EIL. Approval by unit co-ordinator.