Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Summer Term, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
For detailed information on submitting an expression of interest and the application process, refer to the Faculty of Science website: http://science.unimelb.edu.au/students/enrich-your-studies/International-Internship-in-Environment
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 200 hours of placement (5 weeks) |
Total Time Commitment:
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf Rodney Keenan
International Internship is an elective subject available to students in the Master of Environment, Master of Urban Horticulture or Master of Forest Ecosystem Science and Master of Science (Geography). It is intended that current eligible students who are travelling overseas may use this opportunity to gain subject credit for an international placement.
The broad aim of the internship is to provide the opportunity for graduate students to gain invaluable practical experience and to build their industry networks in order to further enhance their knowledge and skills in their chosen area of study. Students will have the chance to make a positive contribution to the host organisation by applying their previous experience, skills and knowledge gained through study.
To enrol into this subject students will have successfully completed 100 points of their Masters’ degree. Students will also seek coordinator permission in the semester prior to enrolling into this subject.
Students will complete all necessary internship and travel paperwork PRIOR to enrolment in the subject.
Students will generally need to meet the cost of travel and subsistence in the destination country.
Completion of Internship Placement and Risk Assessment form and the on-line Student Travel Registration https://fpg.unimelb.edu.au/io/internal/students/std-travreg.html
On successful completion of this subject, students will:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Upon successful completion students will have gained the following:
Master of Urban Horticulture |
Environment and Public Health |
Integrated Water Catchment Management
Master of Science (Ecosystem Science) - Discipline Elective subjects
Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Regions
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