This unit is a key practice unit that places students into the working environment of a community-based, humanitarian or development aid agency either in remote Australia, urban Australia or internationally for 50 corporate working days. The overall objective of the placement is to gain first-hand practical skills and experiences in the sector of community development or international humanitarian aid and development. This placement aims to expose students to the professional practice environment of the placement agency during which students are required to complete agreed tasks as negotiated with the respective agency. Overseas placement opportunities are available in countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
HCS350 is studied concurrently with capstone unit HCS365 Integrated Methods of Humanitarian and Community Studies.
All students require online capacity and need to submit specific pre-placement documents prior to the commencement of placement.
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