Reflections

Maddy Wonders

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Health/Medical Services
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Summer 2017

My internship experience via the Aurora Internship Program at DDHS was unlike any other work placement or internship I’ve completed before.

Jimmy Huang

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Aboriginal Legal Services
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Summer 2017

My November and December was spent in Darwin interning with the Civil Law section of the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) as part of the Aurora Internship Program.

Claire Toole

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Summer 2017

Just before the summer wet set in to cut through the humid mass of air sitting upon Darwin, I arrived to spend 5 weeks working with the Legal Branch of the Northern Land Council (NLC) as part of the Aurora Internship Program.

Mahnoor Sikander

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Aboriginal Legal Services
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Summer 2017

My internship via the Aurora Internship Program at the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) has been one of the most interesting and challenging learning experience I have undertaken in my short-lived legal career!

Russell Byrnes

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Community Legal Centres
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Summer 2017

My internship with the Aurora Internship Program was an unforgettable experience and I would thoroughly recommend it to anyone who is interested in the relevant areas of law.

Timothy Bate

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Aboriginal Legal Services
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Summer 2017

My summer placement at NAAJA in 2016 was my second Aurora internship of the year, via the Aurora Internship Program.

Rose Rutherford

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Summer 2017

Between January and March of 2017, I had the opportunity to intern via the Aurora Internship Program with the North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd. (NAILSMA).

Sienna Lake

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Aboriginal Legal Services
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Summer 2017

Undertaking an Aurora internship as part of the Aurora Internship Program was a long-term goal of mine since starting at university.

Peta White

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Justice Agencies
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Winter 2016

I completed my second Aurora Internship at the Local Court of the Northern Territory (formally known as the Northern Territory Magistrates Court) in the judge’s chambers. My internship, which lasted four weeks, enabled me to observe the judges in chambers and carry out legal research as needed.