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ALJ321 - Journalism Internship

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Enrolment modes:

(B G, W, X)

Credit point(s):1

Trimester 1, trimester 2 or trimester 3

EFTSL value: 0.125
Work experience in industry: This is a Work Experience in Industry (WEI) unit.
Unit chair:K Hess
Campus contact:

P Bethell (B, G, X), K Hess (W)


ALJ111, ALJ112, ALJ216 and ALJ217


Internship units are normally undertaken in third year (or equivalent) and enrolment is subject to completion of specified prerequisite units and special application requirements. Interested students should look at the Faculty Experiential learning website information

( and then contact the Unit Chair

( before making an application to enrol.


Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.



This unit allows Journalism students to carry out work experience in a journalism workplace. The work experience destination can be at the initiative of the student or made available through Deakin’s work experience partnerships with newsrooms across a range of different news media titles including the Geelong Advertiser, Herald Sun,the Age, Warrnambool Standard, Channel Nine News, Channel Ten News, ABC News and WIN TV News. Each internship is individual and may include work for newspapers, radio, TV or online news media. Students will be expected to observe, take part in and reflect on the work of an industry newsroom.


Internship report 50%

Internship folio 50%

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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