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BU3101 - Professional Internship

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

Students must have completed 36 BU/BX credit points, completed all WIL preparation modules and quizzes, and be enrolled in their final year of study. Students must follow the application process. Permission to enrol in this subject will only be granted when an approved placement is secured. External students must self-source their own internship. All self-sourced applications require WIL Coordinator approval.

This subject is one of three capstones offered through the Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Program for Business. The subject is designed to integrate knowledge and skills developed throughout the degree in a practical workplace setting by undertaking an approved industry placement. Students are required to complete a minimum 100 hours of productive work which aligns with their major. Existing workplaces are not an option for BU3101 internships. Students who are in paid employment should apply for BU3103 Independent Project. Students cannot self-enrol, but must apply and be granted permission to enrol in the subject. Application deadlines are communicated to eligible students via their jcu email prior to the start of each study period. Students who successfully secure an internship and who do not fulfil the agreed conditions of internship and subsequently fail to deliver for their industry partner are not permitted to re-apply or to re-enrol in BU3101. However, students can still gain valuable industry experience by undertaking BU3102 Multidisciplinary Project. More information on the Business WIL options and the application process is available via the 'WIL in BBus' Organisation on LearnJCU. Students should contact enrolments@jcu.edu.au if unsure of their eligibility for WIL. Students at JCUB and JCUS should consult Academic Staff.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply knowledge and skills developed throughout the degree in a practical workplace environment.

Subject Assessment

  • placement plan (15%)
  • assignments (25%)
  • employer final appraisal (30%)
  • diary and reflective journal (30%).
Prerequisites: 36CP of BU or BX subjects, or at the discretion of the Dean. All students must successfully complete the prescribed WIL preparation modules and quizzes to be eligible to apply for a WIL capstone subject.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU3102 BU3103 BU2060 BU3060 BX3040 CP3101

Availabilities

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Face to face teaching (Compulsory orientation session and PebblePad instruction delivered face-to-face and online)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 2 hours workshops/Seminars - Compulsory orientation session on first day of study period
  • 100 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Face to face teaching (Compulsory orientation session and PebblePad instruction delivered face-to-face and online)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 2 hours workshops/Seminars - Compulsory orientation session on first day of study period
  • 100 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 11
Census Date 10-Dec-2020
Face to face teaching (Compulsory orientation session and PebblePad instruction delivered face-to-face and online)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 2 hours workshops/Seminars - Compulsory orientation session on first day of study period
  • 100 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 2 hours workshops/Seminars - Compulsory orientation session in first week of study period (completed either online or face to face)
  • 100 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 2 hours workshops/Seminars - Compulsory orientation session in first week of study period (completed either online or face to face)
  • 100 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 7
Census Date 09-Jul-2020
Face to face teaching (Compulsory orientation session and PebblePad instruction delivered face-to-face and online)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 2 hours workshops/Seminars - Compulsory orientation session on first day of study period
  • 100 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

External, Study Period 7
Census Date 09-Jul-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 2 hours workshops/Seminars - Compulsory orientation session in first week of study period (completed either online or face to face)
  • 100 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

External, Study Period 11
Census Date 10-Dec-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 2 hours workshops/Seminars - Compulsory orientation session in first week of study period (completed either online or face to face)
  • 100 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Face to face teaching (Compulsory orientation session and PebblePad instruction delivered face-to-face and online)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 2 hours workshops/Seminars - Compulsory orientation session on first day of study period;
  • 100 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Face to face teaching (Compulsory orientation session and PebblePad instruction delivered face-to-face and online)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 2 hours workshops/Seminars - Compulsory orientation session on first day of study period
  • 100 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 11
Census Date 10-Dec-2020
Face to face teaching (Compulsory orientation session and PebblePad instruction delivered face-to-face and online)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 2 hours workshops/Seminars - Compulsory orientation session on first day of study period
  • 100 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 7
Census Date 09-Jul-2020
Face to face teaching (Compulsory orientation session and PebblePad instruction delivered face-to-face and online)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 2 hours workshops/Seminars - Compulsory orientation session on first day of study period
  • 100 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

JCU Singapore, Mixed attendance, Study Period 51
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
Face to face teaching (Compulsory orientation session and PebblePad instruction delivered face-to-face and online)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 2 hours workshops/Seminars - Compulsory orientation session on first day of study period;
  • 100 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Mixed attendance, Study Period 52
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
Face to face teaching (Compulsory orientation session and PebblePad instruction delivered face-to-face and online)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 2 hours workshops/Seminars - Compulsory orientation session on first day of study period;
  • 100 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Mixed attendance, Study Period 53
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
Face to face teaching (Compulsory orientation session and PebblePad instruction delivered face-to-face and online)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 2 hours workshops/Seminars - Compulsory orientation session on first day of study period;
  • 100 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Mixed attendance, Study Period 21
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
Face to face teaching (Compulsory orientation session and PebblePad instruction delivered face-to-face and online)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 2 hours workshops/Seminars - Compulsory orientation session on first day of study period;
  • 100 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Mixed attendance, Study Period 22
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
Face to face teaching (Compulsory orientation session and PebblePad instruction delivered face-to-face and online)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 2 hours workshops/Seminars - Compulsory orientation session on first day of study period;
  • 100 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Mixed attendance, Study Period 23
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
Face to face teaching (Compulsory orientation session and PebblePad instruction delivered face-to-face and online)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 2 hours workshops/Seminars - Compulsory orientation session on first day of study period;
  • 100 hours professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.