Reflections

Silkom Powell

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Canberra
Round: 
Winter 2017

Gone Fishing: My time with the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

Kelsey Bagust

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

Throughout my academic career, I’d had little exposure to native title and Indigenous affairs. After speaking to my peers and other environmental management students, I discovered that my experience was not isolated.

Jacqueline Battin

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

Over 5 weeks in November and December, I undertook an internship as part of the Aurora Internship Program at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS). AIATSIS is a distinguished research, collections and publishing organisation.

Ana Maria Parada Rodrigues

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Canberra
Round: 
Summer 2016

The Aurora Internship Program is an exceptional program designed to support law, anthropology and social science students and graduates to undertake work experience with key organisations in the area of native title and the broader Indiegbnous sector.

Matthew Barton

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Canberra
Round: 
Winter 2015

Canberra: one name that automatically dredges up memories of visiting Parliament House and the War Memorial on primary school excursions. Canberra: one name that immediately conjures vivid imagery of inescapable round-a-bouts, Questacon, fireworks and Lake Burley Griffin.

Timothy Heffernan

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Canberra
Round: 
Summer 2015

Located on the edge of Canberra’s beautiful Lake Burley Griffin, the Australian Institute of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) is an eminent centre for Indigenous affairs, housing a vast collection of artefacts and resources, and home to many celebrated researchers and pra

Kelsie-Anne Bencich

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Canberra
Round: 
Winter 2014

After successfully applying for the winter 2014 round of the Aurora Native Title Internship Program I was placed at AIATSIS in Canberra for 5 weeks.

Michael Harwood

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Canberra
Round: 
Winter 2013

Over the winter break of 2013 I decided to seize the opportunity to be an Aurora Intern. Friends, classmates and lecturers had recommended the Aurora Native Title Internship Program as a great way to engage with issues of Indigenous Australian anthropology firsthand, in particular native title.