During this unit, you will be given the opportunity to identify a critical issue issue and create a case for an internship project in a Tourism or Cultural Heritage Environment context. Once this is done you will undertake an internship at a tourism or cultural heritage business. This may be self-organised, or organised by coordinators, depending on your employment situation. You will undertake a standalone project, with defined objectives and outcomes- to be determined in consultation with managers from the business and the unit coordinator. You will be assigned an Industry Mentor from within the organisation who will support you and provide an assessment on your performance.
Students wishing to undertake this unit are required to express their interest with the unit coordinator six weeks prior to the beginning of their chosen semester of study. Placement cannot be guaranteed as this will depend on the number of available internships and the suitability of the student.
A select number of internships will be pre-arranged by the unit coordinator throughout the year. These internships will be matched with students who express interest in undertaking the unit and are deemed suitable by the unit coordinator.
Students are also encouraged to find their own internships. If they do, six weeks’ notice is required prior to the commencement of the semester to give the unit coordinator adequate time to ensure the viability of the proposed internship.
|Unit name||Tourism Internship Project|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Sociology and Criminology|
|Coordinator||Associate Professor Anne Hardy|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- Identify a critical issue that creates a case for your internship project in the Tourism or Cultural Heritage Environment
- Select and apply skills and knowledge to a specific working environment
- Produce a report that is acceptable to industry standards
- Critically reflect on and discuss your workplace experiences and the content you have produced in the context. of major theories and key concepts in tourism and cultural heritage.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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Prerequisites25 credit points in the course, or approval from the course coordinator.
|Assessment||Project (30%)|E-Media/podcasts (20%)|Attendance (40%)|Placement (10%)|
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