Students will join a working organisation for at least 5 weeks during the summer following semester 4. They will work as either volunteers, interns or paid employees and will engage with the processes of that organisation through its staff, its working procedures and its clients. The organisation will have a substantial engagement with heritage through, for example, the provision of information or expertise, through engagement with conservation, research, planning, promotion or education, or through community involvement.
experience the process of preparing a curriculum vitae, applying to a selected host organisation and presenting for interview with this external body
participate in a commercial, public service, consultancy or community organisation whose function comprehends heritage
assess the ongoing role of heritage in a given sector
engage with colleagues and clients in a real working environment
reflect on their role within the organisation, including their engagement with given tasks, their creative input and their response to challenges
develop self-awareness regarding their talents, expertise and aptitude within a working environment