Journalism Internship (JOUR90003)
Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)
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Students enrolled in this subject will complete a four week (full time equivalent) placement with an external organisation. Students will be supervised by the Subject Coordinator in collaboration with a designated party at the host organisation. Students will work across a range of tasks relevant to the organisation’s objectives, and will develop and complete a specific project in discussion with the host organisation and the Subject Coordinator. The internship experience will provide students will a valuable professional experience, and will extend their professional networks. The internship will facilitate the application of knowledge acquired through coursework to a professional workplace.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students should have:
- acquired an extensive knowledge of the conditions, cultures and practices of a range of workplaces;
- gained practical vocational experience in an industry setting;
- applied professional concepts, frameworks and techniques in a vocational setting;
- gained significant insight into the complexities of professional decision making and management; and
- developed a capacity to critically evaluate their experience and to share their findings through written and oral reports.
At the completion of this subject, students should gain the following generic skills:
- advance their communication skills through contribution to seminar discussions and presentations, and participation in workplace-based discussions and reporting sessions;
- develop their research, analytical and writing skills;
- expand their conceptual skills and creative thinking;
- increase their capacity for effective teamwork through group discussions and collaboration with the workplace mentor and other staff; and
- develop their time management and planning skills through managing subject workload requirements and work placement commitments.
Last updated: 3 November 2022