Faculty of Arts
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
|Faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Monash Passport category||Internship (Act Program)|
|Offered||Clayton First semester 2015 (Flexible)|
Clayton Second semester 2015 (Flexible)
Clayton Summer semester A 2015 (Flexible)
Clayton Summer semester B 2015 (Flexible)
Clayton Winter semester 2015 (Flexible)
|Coordinator(s)||Dr Jonathan McIntosh|
Students are placed as interns with a partner organisation and complete either a unique research project or work-experience-based project jointly defined by the partner organisation and the unit convenor. The partner organisations are from a diverse range of industries and sectors, including government departments, private industry and not-for-profit organisations. Students communicate the research or work-experience-based project in the format specified by the partner organisation, such as a research report, consultation paper, manual or submission. The partner organisation provides field supervision, and the faculty provides academic supervision.
The main academic component of the unit involves students undertaking a minimum of 144 hours equivalent placement in order to complete a project agreed upon between the partner organisation and the faculty. The agency will appoint a field supervisor for the project although the Chief Examiner remains the principal assessor for the unit.
Upon completing this unit students will be able to:
Within semester assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 288 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.
See also Unit timetable information
This unit requires a minimum of 144 hours equivalent of placement with a partner organisation. Students are also required on-campus to attend 1 X 3-hour seminar prior to departure, and a 3-hour seminar on completion. It is anticipated that the remaining hours to complete a total of 288 hours will be spent on relevant readings, reflection and maintenance of a detailed journal, and progressive work towards a final report.
Students who have attained a distinction average and who have completed 96 points of study with a minimum of 48 points in Arts