2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 3, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of trimester.
Last updated: 5 October 2020
Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3: Internship unit
Must have completed at least 4 credits of study in a Graduate Diploma or Masters program within the School of Communication and Creative Arts and have permission from the Unit Chair to enrol.
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
Online independent learning and a minimum of 100 internship placement hours with an approved host organisation
All students must complete the following three-step internship application process:
*Please note that internship applications need to be registered at least two weeks before commencing an internship. Students will have the best success if they commence their research, planning and preparation early.
Please contact the Faculty of Arts and Education WIL Team for more information - prepare, secure and register an internship: deakin.edu.au/artsed-wil
This Internship unit, available to all students in Communication and Creative Arts courses, is an internship placement with an approved host organisation. Internships may be undertaken across a very broad range of industries such as creative arts industry sectors, corporate/government/community organizations, associations and practitioners involved in the fields of writing/publishing/editing, visual communication design, dance/performance/theatre production, film, video, television, radio, sound, animation, web design, photography, visual arts, and communications/digital media.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit
At the completion of this unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Research and examine trends in workplace structures, systems and cultures, in relation to disciplinary knowledge, theories and concepts, to inform cultural fit and prospective career decisions
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking
Evaluate workplace and professional practices relevant to your discipline, to advance attainment of career goals
Articulate and evidence your transferable skills
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link ACC700 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list.
Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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