Social Justice Internship A (SCLG6913)


The social justice internship offers students in Human Rights, Development Studies and Peace and Conflict Studies Masters programs the opportunity to work intensively in a domestic or international organisation, so as to gain a working knowledge of social justice practice. Under the supervision of a member of the organisation, students will undertake a specific focused task or set of tasks relevant to the organisation's mandate and work with faculty to draw links between their practical project and theoretical issues, reflecting a human rights, development studies and / or peace and conflict approach. Department permission required.

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Further unit of study information


140 hours of vocational placement


Work will be assessed on the 140hrs of placement and completion of 2000wd equivalent reflection exercise

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


24 credit points from the Master of Human Rights program or 24 credit points from the Development Studies program or 24 credit points from the Peace and Conflict Studies program

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.