PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP

MSS3INT

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students are provided with the opportunity to gain an internship placement with an organisation and/or community group within the Media and/or Creative Arts. Students gain industry work experience and develop skills in accessing these networked industries from the perspective of an industry-ready future employee and undertake an in-depth experience of work as an emerging professional in the media and related fields. Students develop an understanding of issues internal to the organization such as its goals, structure, management style and work practices. In addition, they acquire an understanding of the organizations relationships to clients, audiences and other elements of the media, communications and persuasive professions.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAngie Black

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Requires co-ordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Only available to 3rd year students enrolled in the Bachelor of Media Studies or Bachelor of Media or the Bachelor of Creative Arts

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively and individually on media projects

Activities:
Students maintain a reflective journal of all activities in their work placement.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

02. Expand awareness of the social and cultural conditions through creative work in their chosen area.

Activities:
Participation in the workplace.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

03. Expand knowledge of media genres, aethestics and cultural contexts.

Activities:
Students reflect on their participation through the Media or Creative Arts placement in a written analysis
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

04. Extend ability to research for and through media practice

Activities:
Through researching and analysing industry standard documents.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Teamwork (Teamwork)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAngie Black

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Content Analysis Review (2000 words)50 01, 03, 04
Self analysis in the workplace (2000 words)50 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAngie Black

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Content Analysis Review (2000 words)50 01, 03, 04
Self analysis in the workplace (2000 words)50 01, 02, 03