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AIH320 - History Internship

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value: 0.250
Work experience in industry: This is a Work Experience in Industry (WEI) unit.
Unit chair:G Burgess

Permission from unit chair to enrol, and six credit points of the History major



Incompatible with: AIH322

Internship units are normally undertaken in third year (or equivalent) and are subject to completion of specified prerequisite units and special application requirements. Interested students should contact Arts and Education Student Services on their campus for further information.
You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


Apart from introductory briefing sessions, the content of this unit derives from student placement in a supervised workplace where each student will undertake a project that will be reported both to the workplace and the University. Suitable workplaces include archival repositories, museums, local council library and heritage sections and non-government organisations involved in social and cultural projects.


Assessment Task 1. Project Outline and Objectives, 750 words, 10%.

Assessment Task 2. Project Major Report, 4000 words, 50%.

Assessment Task 3. Internship Journal, 1500 words, 20%.

Assessment Task 4. Internship Reflection, 1500 words, 20%.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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