FRST90035 Forest Internship Project
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:
Year Long, Creswick - Taught online/distance.Show/hide details
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Up to 200 hours of project work (including time within an industry setting) and report writing/preparation. |
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Undertaking an internship is conditional upon obtaining approval from a supervisor.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. This course requires all students to enrol in subjects where they must actively and safely contribute to field excursions and laboratory activities. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Subject Coordinator and Disability Liaison http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/ students email: email@example.com
CoordinatorProf Gerd Bossinger
Graduate School of Science
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
Gerd Bossinger firstname.lastname@example.org
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject involves definition and development of an industry-related project, and develops skills in project management, problem solving and planning and reporting investigations. The subject aims to provide students with a high-level employment experience with government, industry or non-governmental organization (NGO). Students will develop a good understanding of employer expectations of forest science graduates in the work environment and the skills required to function with excellence in the workplace.
Students will be required; with assistance from the subject coordinator, to source both a host-industry and academic supervisor (within the Department of Forest and Ecosystem Science) in their area of interest and define a project in consultation with them. This project may relate to an applied scientific, economic or sociological or managerial topic. Each student will prepare a Project Plan which includes the relevant information regarding the projects aims, context in relation to industry, approaches to be used, relevant background knowledge and potential outputs to their host-industry.
Students will then spend a period of 4-6 weeks working on their project, including any possible time off site within their host-industry. Students will work in close collaboration with the host-industry and academic supervisor during this period. At the completion of the project work, students will be required to submit a Project Main Report on the work they have undertaken and the relevant findings that have come from it. Students will also be required to present their findings to an audience, including host-industry members, as part of the Project Seminar.
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This subject aims, through the completion of a defined project, to:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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|Links to further information:||http://graduate.science.unimelb.edu.au/master-of-forest-ecosystem-science|
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