Business and industry


Photograph of Deakin students at their internship placement

An internship is an arrangement between a student, their faculty and an employer that enables experiential learning in an area related to the students course and career goals. Internships are normally undertaken toward the end of the students qualification, require previous study in the relevant discipline and have specific goals attached to the student's course as well as skill development objectives.

These internships are generally unpaid, and may require the students to complete a specified number of work hours (although the time frame over which the work takes place may be negotiable). The negotiated internship usually involves specific tasks or a project monitored by a supervisor in the workplace.

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30th September 2010