Internship and Community Engagement

Unit structure

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

Find out more

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