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ALJ322 - Journalism Internship B

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 or Trimester 3 Internship

Credit point(s):1
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 (Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online))

K Hess (Warrnambool)


ALJ321 and permission from the unit chair.



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

As a Work Integrated Learning unit, there is no formal teaching and students have contact with academic staff via ongoing consultation.


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

(http://www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed/internships/) and then contact the Unit Chair

(paul.bethell@deakin.edu.au) before making an application to enrol.


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.


This unit will allow Journalism students who have already completed ALJ321 Journalism Internship to undertake further 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, Metro Media, Leader Newspapers, Warrnambool Standard, Channel Nine, Network Ten, ABC 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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