This unit is an internship with an international organisation in Hobart. Participating organisations are currently the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources and the Secretariat of the Agreement for the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels. The candidate will conduct a specific research project with a supervisor from that organisation, working at that site, over a period of a minimum of 6 weeks up to a maximum of 10 weeks. The candidate will be required to give an oral presentation and write an assessable piece of work, which will take the form of a manuscript for publication in a nominated international refereed journal.
Students can apply for the internship and their applications will be assessed on the basis of merit. The internship will not be offered in any year when the Commission or the Secretariat does not have a designated project. Only ONE internship is on offer with each organisation.
|Unit name||Antarctic and Southern Ocean Internship|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
|Discipline||Oceans and Cryosphere|
Dr Julia Jabour
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2018: $4,592.00||2018: $10,396.00||050999|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
No coursework. Student will undertake a fieldwork placement, write an 8,500 word report in the form of a submission-ready manuscript, and give an oral results presentation. Research performance is assessed by the supervisor.
|Assessment||8,500-word report (60%); oral results presentation (20%); research performance assessment by supervisor (20%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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