Courses & Units

Tourism Internship B HGA718


In this unit you will undertake an internship project in a given workplace, produce a report of your findings, and then critically reflect on the personal skills that you possess and challenges that you would like to improve upon during the unit. Your workplace mentor will also assess your knowledge, aptitude, and communication skills as part of this process. Your internship 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 B
Unit code HGA718
Credit points 25
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Sociology and Criminology
Coordinator Doctor Oscar Vorobjovas-Pinta
Delivered By University of Tasmania


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 22/7/2024 16/8/2024 9/9/2024 27/10/2024

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Learning Outcomes

  • Critically reflect on what you have learned in undertaking your internship.
  • Produce a report on your industry internship that is informed by relevant theory and research methods.
  • Communicate using oral and written forms.

Fee Information

The 2024 Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) rates are still being finalised by the Government and we will update the domestic fee information as soon as we have more details.




Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:



AssessmentMentor Evaluation (20%)|Podcast (30%)|Internship Review (50%)
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