Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this work-readiness subject addressing the La Trobe Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential , you begin the internship process. You are expected to nominate the work or community sector in which you would like to work or to intern. You are not expected to have arranged an actual internship. T he subject assists you to scope properly a potential future internship. Guided by the subject coordinator, you define a project for an internship. You first inform yourself thoroughly about the industry or community sector in which the project might be located. You then develop a project plan, finessing it two drafts. You even complete a mock application and interview for the role you have planned. The subject enables you to start to configure your academic skills and learning into a possible start-up, career or vocation. The subject assists you in the planning and research that is needed before you can start to bring your university-based learning out and into an authentic work or community setting The application form is at

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTonya Stebbins

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesSeminars and online sessions. Research Report on the Sector. Work or Community Project Brief. Application for a Role consistent with the Project Brief. Mock Interview for the Role.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in this subject requires subject coordinator's approval HuSS students must have completed HUS1FAS and HUS2NGP, or their recognised equivalents, plus at least 90 other credit points in any level of their degree Students from other degrees are eligible to apply, and will be expected to have completed their second-year degree cores, or their equivalents, plus at least 90 other credit points in any level of their degree


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsDepending on the themes of the subject, students enrolling in HUS3WRP may be required to obtain (at their own expense) a Working with Children Police Check before enrolment. Students who already arranged an actual internship that is approved by the subject coordinator should enrol in HUS3WPP.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Work Placements: A survival guide for students

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorChristine Fanthome



PublisherPalgrave Macmillan


Chapter/article titleN/A



Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply critical and problem solving skills to identify issues and roles affecting the organization in which you wish to intern.
02. Pre-figure communications you imagine you will make with a range of stakeholders in the organization in which you wish to intern.
03. Research the professional context of the organization in which you wish to intern, including its traditions and sites, the backgrounds of the people, and the issues of cultural and social diversity they confront.

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