This unit will be taken by students accepted into the University of California Washington DC (UCDC) Winter Program while they undertake a professional placement with a business, government, non-government or media organisation. It will include preparatory coursework in reflective, professional practice and concurrent coursework on research methods, report and other professional writing skills. Assessment will include a learning journal, research essay, and oral presentations all based on the internship placement and study abroad experience. A Pass/Fail 'Learning Contract' will be developed in the first two weeks of your internship in order to provide clear guidelines for your internship learning goals/objectives (knowledge, skills and values); strategies for achieving these goals; intended output; self and supervisor assessment criteria. Further information and application process is outlined at http://sydney.edu.au/business/study/opportunities/industry_placement_program
9 hours of pre-placement workshops; 210 hours internship; 2 hour debrief workshop.
performance objectives (0%), report (70%), presentation (30%)
Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Contact the Careers and Employability Office for details: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Completion of at least 48 credit points (including BUSS1000 or BUSS1001) with a minimum credit average (65%)Prohibitions