Humanitarian Design Internship

Journey to India in 2018 with the Humanitarian Design Internship

The Humanitarian Design Internship is an educational study tour that provides students with professional work experience. Participants will undertake more than 80 hours of full-time design work experience over two weeks in India. Students will undertake a team design project in conjunction with Indian community partners.

Applications for December 2018 are now open. Apply now

Humanitarian Design Internship (ABPL30064)

The Humanitarian Design Internship is an educational study tour that provides students with professional work experience. Participants will undertake more than 80 hours of full-time design work experience over 12 days in India. Students will undertake a team design project in conjunction with Indian community partners.

Destination and travel dates

  • Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh, in the south-east of India.
  • Students organise and pay for their own flights and are welcome to travel before and or after the following timeframe:
    • Arrive Vijayawada on December 3 in preparation to commence study 4-14 December.
    • Depart Vijayawada 15 December 2018.

Scholarships

The Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning secured New Colombo Plan (NCP) funding for this subject. Under NCP guidelines, $3000 will be available for up to 25 domestic students who are successful in their application to the Humanitarian Design Internship subject. Students will pay $2600 per head and this will cover:

  • Tuition, trainers, facilitators and learning materials (excluding CSP subject contribution fee)
  • All accommodation for the duration of the program from the night of 3rd December to night of 14th December
  • All meals for the duration of the program from the night of 3rd December to morning of 15th December
  • Travel insurance
  • Unique access to project sites and community representatives
  • Group activities
  • All administration costs of the program

Applications

Applications for the December 2018 Humanitarian Design Internship are now open and will close on Monday 1 October.

Bachelor of Design and Bachelor of Environments students are eligible to apply.

Please note:

  • Applications will be ranked according to academic merit and a short interview, with preference given to students in their final year of study in 2019.
  • Please note that students must have at least one more semester of study to complete in 2019 (for graduation purposes).
  • Only Australian citizens are eligible for the NCP Scholarship. The scholarship will be granted once your application been approved (you do NOT need to apply for the scholarship. More information about this will be sent to you after applications close.)
  • International students may still apply for the subject, but please be note you are not eligible for the NCP Scholarship.

Apply now

More information

Please email abp-internship@unimelb.edu.au with any questions or to arrange a meeting for further discussion.

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