Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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12 points, SCA Band 2, 0.250 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitSustainability Environment and Society
Monash Passport categoryInternship (Act Program)
OfferedClayton First semester 2014 (Evening)
Clayton Second semester 2014 (Evening)
Clayton Summer semester B 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Libby Porter


Previously coded ENV533E


The internship offers students the opportunity to apply and consolidate the knowledge and professional skills they have acquired through their previous study. Under supervision of a member of Monash staff the student will undertake and report on practical and analytical work within the practical context of a business, government, nongovernmental or community organisation.


On successful completion of the internship students will have:

  1. Gained experience in a project which is of direct benefit to the environmental interests of a client organization;
  2. Developed skills in project formulation, implementation, analysis and communication;
  3. Enhanced their capacity to evaluate environmental policy and project work;
  4. Improved their ability for self-evaluation in the context of environmental engagement.


Internship Journal (1000 words): 10%
Report (8000 words): 80%
Presentation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

One 2-hour workshop in week 1 of the semester. Subsequent hours to be negotiated between supervisor, student and host organisation.


Students must complete 18 points of core units before they can enrol in the research project units, and/or permission of course coordinator. Distinction average in core and elective units or permission of course coordinator