JOURNALISM INTERNSHIP

JRN5JIN

2020

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop contacts with, and work in, a media organisation. Students will develop an understanding of issues internal to the organisation such as its goals, structure, management and work practices. In addition they will be expected to develop an understanding of the organisation's relationship to its clients, audience and other parts of the media industry.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorNasya Bahfen

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in one of AMGC & AMGCH Requires co-ordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsMST5JIN OR JRN4JIN

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Careers in communications

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorJurek, K.

Year1998

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherFOCAL PRESS

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Students acquire knowledge and sensitivity to issues associated with workplace culture, including, insurance, confidentiality, ethics and personal responsibility.
02. Students develop improved inter-personal communication skills.
03. Students examine their personal interests and professional goals in terms of appropriate placements opportunities.
04. Students experience professional work.
05. Students prepare, plan and organise all the details, protocols of an individual professional internship placement.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNasya Bahfen

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 3.00 d seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,000-word work planN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
One 2,500-word reportN/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4
One 4,000-word essayN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO3

City Campus, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNasya Bahfen

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 3.00 d seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,000-word work planN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
One 2,500-word reportN/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4
One 4,000-word essayN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO3