Reflections

Monica Thompson

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Winter 2018

The Aurora Internship Program places students and graduates in law, anthropology, and social sciences in internships with organisations that have a focus on the Indigenous sector and native title. I was lucky enough to be placed with the Northern Land Council (NLC) in Darwin.

Jessica Black

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Summer 2018

The one expectation I had of my experience as an Aurora intern was to begin to resolve the question that had been raised over my first four years at University regarding the value and legitimacy of Anthropology in relation to Indigenous affairs.

Elisa Bolzonello

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Aboriginal Land Councils
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Summer 2018

During the summer of 2018, I spent 5 weeks working as an intern in the legal branch at the Northern Land Council (NLC).

Grace Hensel

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Aboriginal Land Councils
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Summer 2018

During the 2017/18 summer break I undertook a 5-week Aurora Internship placement at the Northern Land Council (NLC) in Darwin. The NLC is responsible for assisting Aboriginal peoples in the Top End of the Northern Territory to acquire and manage their traditional lands and seas.

Cristabel Gekas

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

During the winter break of 2017, I completed a four week internship with the Northern Land Council (NLC) through the Aurora Internship Program. By way of background, the NLC is a statutory body that represents and consults with the Traditional Owners of Aboriginal land.

John Dooley

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Summer 2017

In early 2017, I had the privilege of undergoing my second Aurora internship as part of the Aurora Internship Program at the Northern Land Council’s East Arnhem regional office in Nhulunbuy.

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.