With my first year of university coming to a close and summer nearing, I was in need of work. I spoke to the careers centre at uni and was informed of the Aurora Project Internship Program.
ALNF believes that being able to read and write is a basic human right, and this includes the right to be literate in your mother tongue. First languages are key to wellbeing and give people a way to connect to their culture.
Having recently graduated from a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology, I was interested in doing an Aurora internship to broaden my understanding of the Indigenous sector and to gain practical research skills.
My name is Lauren Dahl and I am a current student at Western Sydney University, studying a Bachelor of Science – Pathways to Teaching (Primary/Secondary).
The pairing of a legal stream intern with an education/training sector organisation may seem an unlikely combination but some of the best things happen when you least expect them.
After completing my Bachelor’s degree, I had a break before I began post graduate study and was eager to broaden my skillset.