Course Title: Business Internship 2

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Business Internship 2

Credit Points: 24.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM4608

City Campus

Undergraduate

610P BUS Portfolio Office

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Sem 2 2016,
Summer2017

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM4608

City Campus

Undergraduate

610P BUS Portfolio Office

Face-to-Face

UGRDFlex17 (Q1),

UGRDFlex17 (Q2),

UGRDFlex17 (Q3),

UGRDFlex17 (Q4),

UGRDFlex17 ()

BUSM4608

City Campus

Undergraduate

610P BUS Portfolio Office

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 240 hours in total.

This can be undertaken at one time or spread across a period of time, for example, this may be 2-4 days per week for 8-12 weeks or full-time for 7-8 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

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On completion of this course you should be able to:

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 your major area of business study.

CLO5: 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 your workplace supervisor.


Overview of Learning Resources

As provided by workplace.


Overview of Assessment

The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

Assessment Task 1: 30% 
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 5

Assessment Task 2: 50% 
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 5

Assessment Task 3: 20% 
Linked CLOs: 1, 3, 4,5

 

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.