Units of Study

MECO3671 - Media and Communications Internship

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Joseph Carl Linden Brennan
Email: joseph.brennan@sydney.edu.au


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 include print, broadcast, and online, in journalism, public relations and advertising organisations. Students are required to submit a 2,000-word journal reflecting on and analysing their experiences during the internship. (Special conditions may apply to overseas fellowships conducted as part of this unit). The internship and internship journal are assessed on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.


Students must satisfy the requirements of an internship contract with their workplace, including attendance and performance, as evaluated through a workplace supervisor report, and submit a 2000wd internship journal, assessed by the department.


Attendance will be required at a an introductory lecture and may be required at a program of industry talks


30 senior credit points from Media and Communications including MECO3603



Additional Information

Available to BA (Media and Comm), BA (Media and Comm/BLaws) students only. Students may not enrol in MECO3671 prior to the second semester of their 3rd year.


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Seminar 1

1 This Seminar occurs once only on 24 October 2014

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