Reflections

Meg Behl-Shanks

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

After seeing the Aurora Internship Program advertised through my university, it seemed like too good of an opportunity to pass up, and I was quick to apply.

Alice Temblett

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Aboriginal Land Councils
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Winter 2017

I first heard about the Aurora Internship Program during my second year of University, thanks to reading an article from a fellow Macquarie University student.

Lara Feder

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Aboriginal Legal Services
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Winter 2016

I came across the Aurora Internship Program during the third year of my University degree thanks to one of my lecturers.

Andrea Bennett

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Aboriginal Land Councils
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Summer 2016

Towards the completion of the Sociology component of my Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts, I heard about the Aurora Project Internship Program from a lecturer.

Sareeta Zaid

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Aboriginal Land Councils
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Summer 2016

I discovered the Aurora Internship Program through an Anthropology lecturer at my university when I was reaching the end of the third year of my Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree, double majoring in Anthropology and Archaeology.

Patrick Cort

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Aboriginal Land Councils
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Winter 2015

My internship took place at the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) in their legal department over my winter university break. NSWALC is the representative body for Local Aboriginal Land Councils (LALCs).

Suzzanne Bandonill

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Aboriginal Land Councils
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Summer 2015

As early as primary and high school we are taught about the devastating history and the plight of Indigenous Australians which began from European settlement.

Emma Pankhurst

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Aboriginal Land Councils
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Summer 2015

I found out about the Aurora Internship Program through an anthropology course at the Australian National University and applied for it in the hope of gaining experience in Indigenous affairs.