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Students enrolled in this subject will complete a 20 day unpaid internship with an external organisation related to the chosen specialisation within the Master of Construction Management. Students are responsible for identifying a suitable host organisation prior to the start of semester, with support from the Subject Coordinator. The placement should draw on specific discipline skills associated with the chosen specialisation to develop industry-relevant skills and knowledge related to the student’s chosen career direction. Students will be supervised by the Subject Coordinator in collaboration with a designated supervisor at the host organisation. They will work across various tasks relevant to the organisation's objectives and develop and complete a specific project as approved by the host organisation and the Subject Coordinator. Relevant host organisations include, but are not limited to: quantity surveying firms, project management firms, contractors, trade specialists, government departments, NGOs and specialised consultancies.
Students will have completed and reported on an industry-related project in a workplace on completion of the subject. They will have enhanced employability skills including communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving, organisational and time-management, and an understanding of career planning and professional development.
1. Students that have received credit for Practical Experience after completing the Bachelor of Design Construction major are not able to enroll in this subject
2. Students can only enrol after having the agreement approved by the subject coordinator and signed by the host organisation.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Identify and articulate their knowledge and skills and apply them to relevant organisational contexts and work-settings;
- Produce original work in an appropriate format which demonstrates analytical, research and problem-solving skills;
- Review and reflect on the process and output of a work project/placement to articulate their academic and career development learning from the experience;
- Understand the value of industry and professional networks and their importance to self-reliance, lifelong learning and career progression.
- Demonstrated flexibility, adaptability, time management and organisational skills as a result of their participation in the workplace;
- Ability to communicate effectively in a professional workplace and interact with a wide range of people inside and outside their host organisations;
- Understanding of organisational culture and ethics, work practices, and the diversity of workplaces;
- Demonstrate analytical, problem-solving research, and report-writing skills;
- Ability to manage and plan work;
- Capacity for initiative and enterprise;
- Capacity for lifelong learning, self-reliance and professional development.
Last updated: 12 November 2022