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.
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 14 days in India. Students will undertake a team design project in conjunction with Indian community partners.
Destination and travel dates
- Destination and exact travel dates will be confirmed later this year
- In the past 2 years, students travelled to 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 in country study dates.
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 20 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.
- All meals for the duration of the program.
- Travel insurance
- Unique access to project sites and community representatives
- Group activities
- All administration costs of the program
Applications for the Humanitarian Design Internship will open in August/September.
Bachelor of Design and Bachelor of Environments students are eligible to apply.
- Applications will be ranked according to academic merit and a short interview, with preference given to students in their final year of study.
- 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 note you are not eligible for the NCP Scholarship.
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