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USSC3703: US Studies Internship

2024 unit information

Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge to real-world problems through an internship in an American-based or affiliated business, government, or non-government organisation located in Australia or the US. Assessment includes a research project with proposal, essay and presentation tied to the internship experience.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

United States Studies Centre

Code USSC3703
Academic unit United States Studies Centre
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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12 credit points at 2000 level in American Studies
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

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

  • LO1. apply research and critical thinking skills to problems experienced within the work environment
  • LO2. reflect critically on personal and professional development as it relates to both the workplace and university
  • LO3. communicate arguments and analyses confidently and effectively
  • LO4. demonstrate an understanding of ethical issues in relation to business, government and society, and strengthen your capacity to face such issues in working life.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Semester 1 2023
Normal day Remote
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Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Remote
Intensive December 2021
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Intensive December 2021
Block mode Remote
Outline unavailable
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Remote
Intensive December 2022
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Intensive December 2022
Block mode Remote
Outline unavailable

Modes of attendance (MoA)

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