• Offered by Australian National Internships Program
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Australian National Internship
  • Areas of interest International Relations, Law, Policy Studies, Economics, Internships
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Summer Session 2017
    First Semester 2017
    Autumn Session 2017
    Winter Session 2017
    Second Semester 2017
    Spring Session 2017
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The Australian National Internships Program provides students from any discipline with the opportunity to undertake a significant research project within a work place. Academic credit will be awarded towards the students' degrees. Placements are in national institutions (eg  government departments and agencies), peak industry bodies, large industry organisations, public policy-focussed NGOs, or international organisations (eg  embassies). As part of a real-world experience, students will have the opportunity to work in an office environment, learn to prioritise tasks and deadlines, develop the skills to express themselves concisely and provide a succinct précis of a complex topic.

Admission to this course is selective due to the high academic standards required to successfully complete the course. 

The research topic is agreed between the Intern and the placement and topics usually have a focus relevant to both the organisation and the intern. Students attend workshops to assist with the write up of their report and enhance professional skills.

Internship placements may be offered within Australia or overseas, and workshops will be delivered over the course of a semester or in intensive mode. This course is available for cross-Institutional enrolment.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon Successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate and apply, with advanced understanding, a range of applied research and professional skills;
  2. Source, analyse, synthesise, and interpret complex information from diverse sources;
  3. Think, write, and argue about high-level public policy issues and questions;
  4. Engage professionally with stakeholders on policy-relevant topics.

Indicative Assessment

A 500-word research project proposal (10%) (LO 1, 2, 3)

A Research report of 5,000 words (70%) (LO 1, 2, 3, 4)

Poster Presentation (20%) [1 poster (10%) and 15 min oral presentation and 5 minutes of Q&A (10%)] (LO 1, 2, 3, 4)

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Workload

130 hours consisting of a combination of workshops, attendance at internship placement and applied research and writing.

Workload is dependent on the internship type and may be achieved by, for example:

  • 1 day per week internship for 11 weeks and 6 workshops of 2 hours each, or
  • 3 week intensive internship followed by 6 workshops of 2 hours each, or
  • 3 week intensive internship followed by a 2 day intensive workshop.

The weekly workshops could be delivered on campus or remotely if the student is on an internship outside of Canberra.

Requisite and Incompatibility

Enrolment in HARTS or HART2 or HMUSI. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have completed ANIP3003 or ANIP6503

You will need to contact the Australian National Internships Program to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $3216
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $4590
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1843 01 Jan 2017 20 Jan 2017 20 Jan 2017 31 Mar 2017 In Person N/A

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4841 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5738 01 Apr 2017 21 Apr 2017 21 Apr 2017 30 Jun 2017 In Person N/A

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6835 01 Jul 2017 21 Jul 2017 21 Jul 2017 30 Sep 2017 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9895 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9696 01 Oct 2017 20 Oct 2017 20 Oct 2017 31 Dec 2017 In Person N/A

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