ACC700 - Communication and Creative Arts Internship


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3: Internship unit

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125



Students 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.

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: ALX721
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

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:

  1. Prepare: Complete the ArtsEd Pre-Internship Program in CloudDeakin.
  2. Secure: Identify, research and contact potential host organisations. Negotiate your tasks, goals, hours, and supervision arrangements.
  3. Register: *Apply online to have your internship approved. Students cannot commence their internship or enrol in this unit until they have applied online and received approval from the Faculty of Arts and Education Work Integrated Learning team.

*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:


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.

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