Course information

Interns undertake a research project for which they receive academic credit. An ANIP Internship is not work experience or unpaid office support. The major focus is the completion of a research report and formal presentation. Depending on the program, Interns will write a 4,000-20,000 word research report. The size of the research report varies depending on the duration of the placement:


10 day internship

20 day internship

40 day internship


4,000 words

8,000 words

16,000 words


5,000 words

10,000 words

20,000 words


Course options

Australian National Internship A -6 units (Undergraduate - ANIP 3003)
Australian National Internship B-12 units (Undergraduate - ANIP 3005)
Australian National Internship D-24 units (Undergraduate - ANIP 3007)
Australian National Internship B -6 units (Graduate ANIP 6503)
Australian National Internship B-12 units (Graduate ANIP 6505)
Australian National Internship B-24 units (Graduate ANIP 6507)

Note: A full-time load for students at ANU is between 18 and 24 units per semester.


  • Research Proposal (10%)
  • Research Report (70%)
  • Poster Oral Presentation (10%)
  • Poster (10%)

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