ADVANCED INDUSTRY PLACEMENT

SCI3AIP

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This extended industry placement subject provides you with opportunities to develop their technical/applied, discipline specific and professional skills with the aim to enhance their career prospects. You will be responsible for identifying a suitable work placement prior tothe semester with support of the Subject Coordinator and online materials. Industry experience can be gained in Australia or overseas for most disciplines. You will conduct a course-related original project, in anappropriate format that demonstrates analytical, research and problem-solving skills relevant to the sector. You will identify and articulate your knowledge and skills and apply them to relevant contexts and work-settings. You will be encouraged via self-awareness to evaluate their strengths required to facilitate a future role in their chosen career, develop curriculum vitae and  resumes, createa professional digital profile via platforms like Linkedin, understanding industry and professional networks and develop interview skills. These skills will be concomitantly articulated along side a detailed career plan.



SchoolSchool of Life Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGary Clark

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsFair WorkRecommendedTo be checked during the year and semester of applicable placement to ensure access to current informationHTTP://WWW.FAIRWORK. GOV.AU/PAGES/DEFAULT.
ReadingsWorkSafe Victoria (http:// www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/)RecommendedTo be checked during the year and semester of applicable placement to ensure access to current informationSeek equivalent authority of conducting placement interstate or overseas
ReadingsAmp your profile an extreme makeover. McGraw-RecommendedButow, E. and Bellomo, M. (2008)Hill/Osborne, London.
Readings120 ways to achieve your purpose with LinkedIn: tried and true tips and techniques.RecommendedEllson, S. (2016)120 Ways Publishing, Surrey Hills, Victoria
ReadingsBusiness networking - the survival guide: how to make networking less about stress and more about success.RecommendedKintish, W. (2014).Pearson Education, Harlow.
ReadingsJob searching with social media for dummies.RecommendedWaldman, J. (2013)John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey
ReadingsLinkedInRecommendedhttps://au.linkedin.com/https://au.linkedin.com/

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Communicate effectively in written format to a wide range of stakeholders.

Activities:
The students will undertake a suite of self-scheduled online exercises that enable them to identify their professional skills and strengths and articulate them to future employers. A career plan will be written, and digital profile developed on a suitable web-based platform. A professional curriculum vitae (resume) will be prepared for use by students on the successful completion of their studies. These processes will assist with identifying industry placement opportunities.

02. Demonstrate self-awareness through active reflection evaluation and comparison.

Activities:
The student will develop a career portfolio which identifies and provides evidence of the experience, skills and knowledge gained through the work experience. This portfolio will be presented to the industry partner and the industry partner will be asked to comment.

03. Apply problem-solving skills and knowledge to common work place issues through a process of justification and critique, and show initiative in finding potential solutions

Activities:
The student will identify an area for improvement in the work placement that could be addressed to optimize the practice. Once the student has identified this area/issue, the student will gain subject coordinator approval for investigating the area/issue and will produce a report which analyses the problem and suggests a potential solution.

04. Demonstrate and apply safe work practices and an awareness of environmental and ethical issues in a workplace

Activities:
Demonstrated through keeping a journal, the student will identify any workplace OHS policies and procedures and ensure that these are implemented.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Epping, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGary Clark

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 50.0 days industry based learning-off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake a minimum of 50 days work-based learning (380 hours)"

Professional Development Programs Week: 10 - 22
Four 1.0 hours professional development programs per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Students undertake online tasks to evidence their career profile."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Interview presentation (10 minutes including questions) (500-words equivalent)Student will develop a set of interview questions and answers for a theoretical position. Student will produce a video or MP4 recording answering the proposed questions.10 02
Career portfolio (500-words equivalent)This work will outline the student's career objectives and articulate strengths. Supporting documents such as the student's curriculum vitae and resumes, professional digital profile and identification of industry and professional networks. 10 01, 02, 04
Written report ( 900 words )Documenting evidence of work placement skills, knowledge, experience and OHS policy/ procedures. The student will keep a journal over the placement. Using the journal the student will write a report which identifies and gives evidence of the experience, skills and knowledge gained through the work experience. This report will be presented to the industry partner and the industry partner will be asked to com20 01, 02, 04
Project report (2,500-words)This project should be in an appropriate format to demonstrate analytical, research and problem-solving skills relevant to the sector The student will work with the subject coordinator to identify an area for improvement in the placement that could be addressed to optimize practice. The student will report an original project that identifies an industry problem and undertakes problem-solving skills 60 01, 03

Epping, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGary Clark

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 50.0 days industry based learning-off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake a minimum of 50 days work-based learning (380 hours)"

Professional Development Programs Week: 31 - 43
Four 1.0 hours professional development programs per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Students undertake online tasks to evidence"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Interview presentation (10 minutes including questions) (500-words equivalent)Student will develop a set of interview questions and answers for a theoretical position. Student will produce a video or MP4 recording answering the proposed questions.10 02
Career portfolio (500-words equivalent)This work will outline the student's career objectives and articulate strengths. Supporting documents such as the student's curriculum vitae and resumes, professional digital profile and identification of industry and professional networks. 10 01, 02, 04
Written report ( 900 words )Documenting evidence of work placement skills, knowledge, experience and OHS policy/ procedures. The student will keep a journal over the placement. Using the journal the student will write a report which identifies and gives evidence of the experience, skills and knowledge gained through the work experience. This report will be presented to the industry partner and the industry partner will be asked to com20 01, 02, 04
Project report (2,500-words)This project should be in an appropriate format to demonstrate analytical, research and problem-solving skills relevant to the sector The student will work with the subject coordinator to identify an area for improvement in the placement that could be addressed to optimize practice. The student will report an original project that identifies an industry problem and undertakes problem-solving skills 60 01, 03