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 the January 2020 Humanitarian Design Internship are now open.
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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

  • In the past 2 years, students travelled to Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh, in the south-east of India.
  • Proposed in-country dates are January 17 to January 30, 2020.
  • Students organise and pay for their own flights and are welcome to travel before and/or after the in country study dates.

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 20 domestic students who are successful in their application to the Humanitarian Design Internship subject. Students will pay $2700 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

Applications for the Humanitarian Design Internship are now open.

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

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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.
  • Only Australian citizens are eligible for the NCP Scholarship. The scholarship will be granted once your application  has been approved (you do NOT need to apply for the scholarship separately). 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.

More information

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

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