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ALR382 - Professional Communication Internship

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1 Internship unit

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

Student must be enrolled in course A325.

Work experience in industry: This is a Work Experience in Industry (WEI) unit.
Unit chair:B Kirby
Prerequisite:

ALR279 or equivalent  and permission from unit chair

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ALC382, ALR482

Contact hours:

Students will be required to complete a minimum of 160 hours in conjunction with host organisation.

Note:

The Public Relations Internship unit is normally taken in the break between 2nd and 3rd years and is subject to completion of specified prerequisite units and special application requirements. 

Interested students should look at the Faculty Student Mobility website information (http://www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed/internships/) and are strongly advised to complete the pre internship modules:https://d2l.deakin.edu.au/login.asp?target=/d2l/lms/legacy/selfregistration.d2l?ou=6605  

 

Content

The unit offers students the opportunity to gain firsthand experience of public relations in the business world and to explore the practical applications of theories and case studies. It provides a framework from which students can assess their knowledge, skills and work preferences by participating in the practice of public relations. Internships assist with the networking vital to finding that first job.

Assessment

Placement Report, 4000 words, 50%

Presentation, 5 minutes, 1600 words equivalent, 20%,

Career Planning, 2400 words, 30%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon


2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:


Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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