Internship and Community Engagement (ICE) is an internships focussed unit, providing you with an experiential learning and research development and training opportunity. By undertaking the ICE unit, you will apply your research and technical skills, and develop your professional identity through exposure to workplaces, research institutes, community settings or research processes related to your field of study and research.
This unit is available to students enrolled in the Master of Research (MRes) or the Graduate Certificate in Researcher Engagement, Development and Impact (GCREDI).
Internship and Community Engagement is a cross-disciplinary unit that employs experiential learning to achieve learning outcomes. The placement is chosen by the student in consultation with academics from the Graduate Research School. You can undertake an internship as an individual or working as part of a project team.
The unit structure is detailed in our handbook where you can find information about eligibility, requirements and the unit structure.
What are the benefits of completing an internship?
As a research student, the benefits of completing an internship as part of your study include:
- Research experience in an industry, policy, research or academic setting;
- Networking opportunities through the establishment of industry connections;
- Improvement in and development of professional and research skills; and
- Opportunity to conduct research with impact