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Trimester 1, trimester 2 and trimester 3 (November 2010/2011)
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 Support on their campus for further information. Students must consult with the Unit Chair or relevant Assessment Panel member before enrolling in this unit:
Media Arts: Stephen Goddard, Lecturer, School of Communication and Creative Arts
Professional and Creative Writing: Robin Freeman, Lecturer, School of Communication and Creative Arts
Visual Arts: Rob Haysom, Lecturer, School of Communication and Creative Arts
AAV384, ACD321, ACM321, ACP321, ACV309, ALW351
N/A This is a Work Experience in Industry (WEI) unit.
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
Apart from introductory briefing sessions where relevant, the content of this unit derives from student placement in a supervised workplace or creative project where each student will undertake a project that will be reported both to the workplace/supervisor/mentor and the University. After researching and selecting a work placement, students devise a mutually agreed upon supervised project and/or undertake a supervised position within a workplace environment.
During the Internship students will be required to:
* develop a profile of the organisation or workplace and targeted creative industry sector, and conduct interviews with expert practitioners where applicable
* develop a project/folio/product, outline a sequence of specified tasks, and assess the process and outcomes of the project and/or Internship experience through written/oral presentations.
The internship will involve briefing meetings where relevant, and presentation seminars/showreels/ folios/performances as appropriate to the targeted creative industry sector. Total placement to be approximately 100 hours.
Possible placements for an internship include: organisations and practitioners associated with film, video, television, radio, sound, animation, web design, photography, graphic design, visual arts, writing/publishing/editing, communications/media, events/performance/theatre production, and/or events associated with creative arts industry sectors, and/or corporate/government-linked associations.
Written report 40% 2000 words or equivalent incorporating combination of research, industry profile, practitioner interviews, and project planning requirements as negotiated with Unit Chair and/or Assessment Panel representative
Folio/presentation/performance/show/reel/student journal 60% 3000 words or equivalent relevant project outcome/industry reflection as negotiated with Unit Chair and/or Assessment Panel representative
NOTE: Assessment requirements are tailored to specific creative industry sectors. Students are required to negotiate details of their assessments with their relevant Assessment Panel representative.
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