Reflections

Elijah Kamau Mwatha

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Canberra
Round: 
Summer 2018

I gained interest in Indigenous affairs in my first year at university when I studied Intercultural Communication. I had very little exposure and understanding in regards to the Indigenous sector as I had just moved to Australia as an international student.

Joseph Finbar Piper

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

During summer 2017/18, after the first year of my JD, I undertook a six week internship through the Aurora Internship Program with Reconciliation Australia (RA), based in Old Parliament House in Canberra.

Megan Carney

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

During my summer break between second and third year, I was able to participate in the Aurora Internship Program. The program allows students and graduates to undertake placements with Indigenous and non-Indigenous organisations that focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs.

Esther Phipps

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

During my summer break before final year, I was able to participate in the Aurora Internship Program. The program allows students and graduates to undertake placements with Indigenous and non-Indigenous organisations that focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs.

Madeleine Lovelle

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Not-for-profit organisations
Location: 
Canberra
Round: 
Winter 2016

During the June/July winter university break, I was fortunate enough to undertake an internship at Reconciliation Australia (RA) in Canberra.

Linda Cho

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Not-for-profit organisations
Location: 
Canberra
Round: 
Winter 2015

My name is Linda and I was fortunate enough to complete an Aurora legal internship as part of the Aurora Internship Program before I graduate this year.

Annalyce Cuda

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Not-for-profit organisations
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Summer 2013

My Aurora internship via the Aurora Native Title Internship Program at Reconciliation Australia (RA) has been one of the most meaningful experiences during my time at university.