Course Title: Business Internship 1

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Business Internship 1

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM4471

City Campus

Undergraduate

625H Economics, Finance and Marketing

Face-to-Face

Spring2014,
Summer2015,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Spring2015,
Summer2016,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016

BUSM4471

City Campus

Undergraduate

625H Economics, Finance and Marketing

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Spring2016,
Summer2017

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM4471

City Campus

Undergraduate

625H Economics, Finance and Marketing

Face-to-Face

UGRDFlex17 (Q1),

UGRDFlex17 (Q2),

UGRDFlex17 (Q3),

UGRDFlex17 (Q4),

UGRDFlex17 ()

BUSM4471

City Campus

Undergraduate

625H Economics, Finance and Marketing

Face-to-Face

UGRDFlex18 (Q1),

UGRDFlex18 (Q2),

UGRDFlex18 (Q3),

UGRDFlex18 (Q4)

Course Coordinator: Mrs Kathleen Griffiths

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5415

Course Coordinator Email: kathleen.griffiths@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 80-10-56

Course Coordinator Availability: by email Monday-Friday


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None

 


Course Description

This course is an elective for students who find their own opportunity to participate in a (usually) unpaid Work Integrated Learning Internship, with an organisation.. Under this elective, students are expected to work around 120 hours in total. This can be undertaken at one time, for example 3-4 weeks full-time, or spread across a period of time, for example, this may be 1-2 days per week for 8-12 weeks.

 

Process Requirements:

After enrolment and before commencement of the internship, the following must be completed:

  1. You are responsible for securing your own internship
  2. The position must be approved by the Course Coordinator
  3. A WIL Relationship Agreement must be completed by the host organisation, student and RMIT University
  4. The internship and associated documents must be recorded in the university’s InPlace WIL system
  5. International internships must be registered through RMIT Global Mobility’s Mobi system
  6. Assessment requirements should be read and understood prior to commencing your internship

For more information, visit rmitbuswil.com.au


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Students should achieve the following learning outcomes:


CL01: Develop work-ready skills in your preparation for applying for an internship, such as preparation of a suitable curriculum vitae, successfully attending a workplace interview, meeting work requirements of punctuality, appropriate, respectful communications and expectations of quality work outcomes

CL02: Link your studies in your business major to current practice, through guided experiential learning in a workplace, under supervision

CL03: Participate effectively as a workplace team member, on individual and group tasks

CL04: Undertake reflective praxis in reviewing the value of your work experience linked to the major area of business study.

CL05: Showcase and communicate your enhanced employability skills

 


Overview of Learning Activities

You will be actively engaged in practical learning in a workplace.

Key learnings, guidance and instruction will be facilitated by a supervisor in the workplace.

It is expected that you should leverage from the experiences and make the most of the internship opportunity.

You can expect to receive feedback from their workplace supervisor.


Overview of Learning Resources

As provided by workplace.


Overview of Assessment

The first piece of assessment is worth greater than 50% which has been approved by the Business Education Committee

Assessment Task 1: 60% 
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 5

Assessment Task 2: 40% 
Linked CLOs: 1, 3, 4, 5