Course Title: Business Internship 2

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Business Internship 2

Credit Points: 24.00

Important Information: To be accepted on this course, all students will have previous experience with, or will be able to demonstrate the following important work ready skills:

  • Preparing a curriculum vitae (CV) suitable for applying for an internship/role
  • Attending a workplace interview
  • Receiving successful and unsuccessful application outcomes
  • Accepting an offer of employment and starting a new job/role in a professional manner


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 (Q2),

UGRDFlex18 (Q3),

UGRDFlex18 (Q4)

BUSM4608

City Campus

Undergraduate

610P BUS Portfolio Office

Face-to-Face

UGRDFx2019 (ZZZZ)

Course Coordinator: Dr Simon Thornton

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 9313

Course Coordinator Email: Simon.thornton@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 80.06.26

Course Coordinator Availability: by email Monday to 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


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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During the placement period, students will complete graded assessments that meet the following course learning objectives: 

  • CLO1: Meeting the generically accepted work requirements of punctuality, appropriate and respectful internal and external communications, good work ethic, and visible effort.
  • CLO2: Meeting the expectations and objectives of their position and demonstrate the quality of work outcomes.
  • CLO3: Integrate and apply RMIT studies to current business practice, through guided experiential learning in a business context, under supervision and/or support.
  • CLO4: Demonstrate the capacity to work individually and collaboratively in/for a business or organisation.
  • CLO5: Undertake reflective praxisin reviewing the value of the work-based project or placement.
  • CLO6: 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: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Assessment Task 2: 20% 
Linked CLOs: 3, 4, 5, 6

Assessment Task 3: 30%
Linked CLOs: 2, 4, 5, 6

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.