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AIS330 - International Internship A

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3 Internship unit

Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Cohort rule:

(This unit is available only to students enrolled in A326, D323 or D338)



Work experience in industry: This is a Work Experience in Industry (WEI) unit.
Unit chair:M Hardy

AIS201 and permission from the Unit Chair.



Incompatible with:

AIR331, AIR330, AIS331, MIS390, MIS391

Contact hours:

Internship: Students will be required to complete a minimum of 20 days either on a full-time or part-time basis.


Students may undertake an internship placement overseas OR with a suitable internationally-oriented organisation in Australia. Those undertaking placements overseas have the 2cp (AIS330) and 4cp (AIS331) options available to them.


Placements undertaken within Australia are restricted to the 2cp unit (AIS330).

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 the Unit Chair in the first instance for further information.

Note: Online teaching methods require internet access.


In consultation with the unit chair and the international host organisation, students develop an individualised plan for their internship. This plan is designed to develop skills associated with the major or minor sequences, which the student is undertaking. The unit offers the students the opportunity to gain direct experience of institutional culture and practice in overseas public and private organisations and to explore the practical applications of their international studies program.


Pre-departure assignment 2000 words 25%;

Online journal 2000 words 25%;

Internship report 3500 words 45%;

Promotional exercise 500 words 5%.

Assessment is on a graded basis.

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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