All the undergraduate and post graduate courses in the School of Journalism, Australian and Indigenous Studies prepare students to be career ready.
The students are prepared to be highly qualified professionals in their respective fields and also have the opportunity to undertake research in the area of their interests and become excellent researchers with the guidance of our highly acclaimed academic staff.
It is a showcase for student work and an opportunity to build a professional portfolio, and to learn from and publish alongside professional journalists.
The ‘Dangerous Ground’ website enables interested students to work on serious investigations involving environmental regulation in Victoria. Students can upgrade their investigative reporting assignments or work on new stories. They work in teams under the supervision of Senior Lecturer Bill Birnbauer, who was an investigative reporter and an editor at The Age and The Sunday Age.
The Glen Eira Voice is a hyperlocal online magazine that reports on the issues affecting the City of Glen Eira located in Melbourne’s inner south-eastern suburbs. Now in its third year of operation, the Glen Eira Voice is produced by Monash’s Online Journalism students.
Along with opportunities for students to take semesters abroad, go on international field trips and engage in debate and learning on campus, students enrolled in our courses are also able to gain academic credit and practical workplace experience through several formal internship, or experiential learning, programs. Internships are an ideal way for the university to combine theoretical, classroom-based learning with experiential learning that prepares students for work in the real-world after the completion of their studies. Not only do internships allow students to engage with potential employers, develop valuable industry related knowledge and make informed decisions about future career paths, internships also give students the opportunity to build confidence through the development of important interpersonal and workplace skills.
Internships in the School allow undergraduate and graduate students to obtain practical experience in their field prior to graduation, while gaining academic credits towards their degree.
An internship program in Indigenous Studies is currently being developed.
For more details on Arts Internships see here.
- Doing a Master of Journalism and International Relations at Monash has been valuable and worthwhile. This course was engaging and challenging, with some of the finest teachers I’ve ever come across. I now head into journalism with confidence and am excited to apply my knowledge. Also, electing to complete a half-thesis in my final semester ... Read more
- Upon finishing my degree in 2007, I have since moved to Sydney to further my career in film and TV. I have worked at Hopscotch Films, and last year started in acquisitions at BBC Worldwide. My analysis and critical thinking were enhanced through my research project, which definitely comes through in my work. The degree ... Read more
- Completing a professional placement has been by far the most rewarding experience I have had whilst studying at Monash University and one I would recommend to all other journalism students. Like many other students in my course, I had not had any work experience in the journalism industry going into my third year of study and ... Read more
- My placement included two months at Fairfax Community Newspapers (working two days a week), and one week at Sportal.com.au. When I approached both organisations to apply for an internship, I was apprehensive as to whether they would want to accept a university student. However they were keen to accept enthusiastic students who would be helpful to ... Read more