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