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Internships in Social Research - SSCI301

This unit is subject to a quota. Limited places are available. Please refer to the Faculty for further information

This internship unit offers an opportunity to gain practical and professional experience undertaking applied social research for an organisation. The unit entails a supervised research placement, supported by on-campus workshops, which will encourage students to exercise critical thinking problem solving, and reflective practice, while developing personal confidence and professional contacts. The internship is usually undertaken two or more days a week over a semester, but in some it cases can be completed as a block. Placements are organised for students in a range of organisations, including community-based, commercial, state or local government, academic, and may be also completed overseas through PACE International. Internship opportunities are available on campus as well. Please note a maximum of 50 students can enroll in Session 2 and priority will be given to Bachelor of Social Science students for whom the unit is compulsory, and to those in their final semester. Applications close two weeks prior to the start of session. Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Social Science cannot count SSCI301 as part of their Sociology Major.

Credit Points: 6
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Mrs Jacqueline Mackaway

(45cp at 100 level or above) including ((SOC224 or SOC234) and (SSCI200 or SSC200)) Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): SOC300, SOC301
Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type: PACE unit
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Sociology

Faculty of Arts

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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