Bachelor of Science (Food Science and Technology), Bachelor of Science (Medical Bioscience) and double degree Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) and Bachelor of Science (Medical Bioscience) students have to meet the requirements of an industrial/medical laboratory internship.

(If you have further inquiries regarding internship, please email sci-internship@monash.edu)

Bachelor of Science (Food Science and Technology) Bachelor of Science (Medical Bioscience) and double degree Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) and Bachelor of Science (Medical Bioscience)

In order to meet the requirements to complete the course, students need to complete approximately eight weeks of industrial internship in a food science organisation/industry during the second year summer break (December to January).

  • Student to register with the Course Coordinator Dr Siow Lee Fong by the third week in March during the internship briefing (Year 2).
  • A briefing on the internship will be conducted by the third week of March.
  • An official letter of posting will be available for collection at the Course Management Office within the first week of November. This letter must be presented to the manager/supervisor when you first report for your internship.
  • If you choose not to accept internship arranged by School, School will not be responsible for arranging future internships.
  • Upon returning from the internship and submitting the evaluation form and report, the Course Management Office will notify you through letter whether you have performed the internship satisfactorily.

Terms and conditions to pass the internship

  • Student must maintain 100% attendance during the internship, unless approval for leave was granted by the supervisor. A notification of the leave should be given to Dr Siow Lee Fong.
  • Students must conduct themselves appropriately during the internship and complete any tasks/assignments assigned to them.
  • Upon returning from the internship, students must prepare a 10 - 15 minutes oral presentation and submit a written report (maximum of two pages) to Dr Siow Lee Fong pertaining to the internship within two weeks from the commencement of semester one. Details of the oral presentation and written report are available in the student webdrive (Science/Food Science and Technology Internship).
  • It is the student's responsibility to remind their internship supervisor to return Evaluation Form via student in hard copy sealed in envelope OR scanned copy email directly to Dr Siow Lee Fong.
  • If a student's performance is not satisfactory, the student will have to redo the internship.

In order to meet the requirements to complete the course, students need to complete approximately eight weeks of internship/attachment in an approved clinical or medical laboratory. The internship would be arranged for students in the second year of their course during the summer break (December to January).

  • Student to register with the Course Coordinator A. Prof. Song Keang Peng in March within the first teaching week of Semester 1 (Year 2).
  • A briefing on the internship will be conducted in August.
  • An official letter of posting will be available for collection at the Course Management Office within the first week of October. This letter must be presented to the laboratory manager/supervisor when you first report for your internship.
  • If you choose not to accept the arranged internship, the School will not be responsible for arranging future internships.
  • Upon returning from the internship and submitting the evaluation form and report, the Course Management Office will notify you through letter whether you have performed the internship satisfactorily.

Terms and conditions to pass the internship

  • Student must maintain 100% attendance during the internship, unless approval for leave was granted by the supervisor. A notification of the leave should be given to A. Prof. Song Keang Peng.
  • Students must conduct themselves appropriately during the internship and complete any tasks/assignments assigned to them.
  • Upon returning from the internship, students must prepare and submit a written report (maximum 2 pages) to A. Prof. Song Keang Peng pertaining to the internship within two weeks from the commencement of semester one. It is the student's responsibility to remind their internship supervisor to return the Evaluation Form via student in hard copy sealed in envelope OR scanned copy email directly to A. Prof. Song Keang Peng.
  • If a student's performance is not satisfactory, the student will have to redo and secure another internship on their own.