2018 Summer School Subject List

US Studies Internship (USSC2605) - Opens 04 Oct 2016

Faculty: United States Study Centre
Department: US Studies Centre
Level: Undergraduate
Credit Points: 6

(1)  Jennifer Hunt - jennifer.hunt@sydney.edu.au

(1)  Jennifer Hunt - jennifer.hunt@sydney.edu.au

Start Date: 03 Jan 2017 
End Date: 28 Feb 2017 
Capacity: 15 
Status: Places available 
Applications Open: 04 Oct 2016 
Applications Close: 07 Dec 2016 
Census date: 18 Jan 2017 
On-time withdrawals close: 18 Jan 2017 
Available to audit: No
Open to HSC graduates?: No


    There are no listed prerequisites for this course.


This unit will be taken by students accepted into the United States Studies Centre’s internship program. Students will have the opportunity to apply their knowledge to real-world problems through a unique internship placement in an American-based or affiliated business, government or non-government organisation located in Australia or the US. The unit provides academic support for students to discuss and refine research approaches and questions about issues arising from the placement. Assessment includes a reflective journal and research essay, based on the internship experience.


x2500wd research essay (50%), 1x1500wd reflective journal (40%), 1x500wd oral (10%)


Start Date: 03 Jan 2017     End Date: 28 Feb 2017