Units of Study

MECO3671 - Media and Communications Internship

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Adriana Hernandez

Description

The internship consists of a work placement comprising a minimum of 140 working hours in a media organisation, assisted and supervised by both the workplace and the department. Placements may include print, broadcast, online and new media, public relations and advertising organisations. Students will be required to present a 2000 word journal recounting their experiences during the internship. The internship and internship journal are assessed on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

Assessments

Students must satisfy the requirements of an internship contract with their workplace, including attendance and performance, as evaluated through a workplace supervisor report.

Classes

there are no lectures, but attendance may be required at a program of industry talks

Prerequisites

30 senior credit points of MECO, including (MECO3603 or MECO3003). Students may not enrol in MECO3671 prior to the second semester of their 3rd year.

Prohibitions

MECO3701, MECO3702

Additional Information

Available to BA(Media and Comm) and BSc (Media and Comm) students only.

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