Reflections

Samantha Day

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Perth
Round: 
Summer 2019

In the summer of 2018 I was fortunate enough to undertake a six-week internship placement through the Aurora Internship Program. I applied for an Aurora Internship through the social sciences stream after graduating from the University of Western Australia with a major in Archaeology.

Ashley Carvalho

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Perth
Round: 
Summer 2018

I was very fortunate to be selected to be a part of the 2017/18 summer Aurora Internship Program. For five weeks I interned with the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries – Aboriginal Culture and History Western Australia.

Annabel Price

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Perth
Round: 
Winter 2016

In Winter 2016, the Aurora Internship Program gave me the opportunity to intern at the Department of Aboriginal Affairs (DAA) in East Perth, Western Australia.

Eve Bramley

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Government bodies
Location: 
Perth
Round: 
Winter 2016

I interned at the Department of Aboriginal Affairs (DAA) in Perth for four weeks with the Community Development directorate as part of the Aurora Internship Program.

Karess Dias

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Perth
Round: 
Winter 2015

​I applied for an Internship via the Aurora Internship Program after hearing some wonderful reviews about the Program. As a double degree Law and Behavioural Science student, I thought it would be a great way to introduce myself to the workplace.

Anjali Chopra

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Perth
Round: 
Winter 2015

My name is Anjali Chopra and I am a final year law student at the University of Notre Dame Australia. I applied to the Aurora Internship Program to gain experience in the area of Aboriginal affairs and to develop my research skills.

Oliver Mitchell

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

The Aurora Internship Program offers a unique way to apply one’s university education to an area of work in Indigenous affairs whilst also gaining professional experience.