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ARTS2600: Internship 1

2024 unit information

This unit is based around a 120-hour supervised industry or research internship undertaken in an Australian or international context. Placements are typically within start-ups, small to medium enterprises, NGOs, and research projects within universities. Students attend 5 workshops covering the following topics: Comparison of workplace cultures, intercultural-communication skills, enhancing relationships at work, goals and motivation, management styles, and critical self-reflection. The workshops provide tools and theories that students apply to their placement to enhance their learning and performance whilst also facilitating the discussion and sharing of challenges within their internship.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Arts and Social Sciences

Code ARTS2600
Academic unit Arts and Social Sciences
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. To develop an understanding of variations and diversity in workplace culture
  • LO2. To develop an understanding of variations in workplace policies and procedures in the country of internship
  • LO3. To develop the ability to relate theoretical models and approaches to authentic work environments or situations
  • LO4. To enhance written, oral and interpersonal communication skills for study and work
  • LO5. To develop skills in reading, critically analysing, evaluating and summarising information
  • LO6. To develop the ability to think critically about own assumptions and workplace issues
  • LO7. To develop the ability to communicate and behave professionally in a business context
  • LO8. To improve capability in observing others and reflecting on own skills and experiences to inform future behaviour

Unit availability

This section lists the session, attendance modes and locations the unit is available in. There is a unit outline for each of the unit availabilities, which gives you information about the unit including assessment details and a schedule of weekly activities.

The outline is published 2 weeks before the first day of teaching. You can look at previous outlines for a guide to the details of a unit.

Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Intensive January 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Intensive June 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Intensive July 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Intensive January 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Intensive June 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Intensive June 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Remote
Intensive January 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Intensive January 2022
Normal day Remote
Outline unavailable
Intensive June 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Intensive June 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Remote
Intensive January 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Intensive January 2023
Normal day Remote
Intensive June 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Intensive June 2023
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

Modes of attendance (MoA)

This refers to the Mode of attendance (MoA) for the unit as it appears when you’re selecting your units in Sydney Student. Find more information about modes of attendance on our website.

Important enrolment information

Departmental permission requirements

If you see the ‘Departmental Permission’ tag below a session, it means you need faculty or school approval to enrol. This may be because it’s an advanced unit, clinical placement, offshore unit, internship or there are limited places available.

You will be prompted to apply for departmental permission when you select this unit in Sydney Student.

Read our information on departmental permission.

Additional advice

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