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US Studies Internship - USSC2605

Year - 2018

This unit will be taken by students accepted into the United States Studies Centre's internship program. Students will have the opportunity to apply their knowledge to real-world problems through a unique internship placement in an American-based or affiliated business, government or non-government organisation located in Australia or the US. The unit provides academic support for students to discuss and refine research approaches and questions about issues arising from the placement. Assessment includes a reflective journal and research essay, based on the internship experience.

Classes
Minimum 140 working hours, with academic supervision (small group, face-to-face meetings with USSC staff every 2-4 weeks, dependent on actual internship hours and type of placement)

Assessment
1x2500wd research essay (50%), 1x1500wd reflective journal (40%), 1x500wd oral (10%)

Additional information
US citizens cannot be placed in an US Consulate General internship.

Pre-requisites

At least one of USSC2601, USSC2602, USSC2603, USSC2604 or 12 credit points at 1000 level in American Studies

Details

Faculty: University-wide

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: United States Studies Centre
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: University-wide

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: United States Studies Centre
Study Mode: Professional practice
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
Courses that offer this unit

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