Reflections

Soraya Wyssusek

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Environment/Heritage
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Winter 2018

I decided to apply for an Aurora internship in the final semester of my Bachelor of Arts, in which I took an extended major in anthropology. At that point in my degree, getting a taste of ‘real life anthropology’ was exactly what I wanted and also felt I needed to do.

Cassandra Neate

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Environment/Heritage
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Winter 2018

From June to July 2018, I had the wonderful opportunity of interning with The North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance (NAILSMA) in Darwin, through the Aurora Internship Program.

Allison Morgan

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Health Science
Sector: 
Environment/Heritage
Location: 
Denham
Round: 
Winter 2018

When I received a confirmation email about my Aurora winter 2018 internship placement I was overwhelmed as I didn’t believe I would be awarded anything as a second-year nursing student.

Bruce Tran

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Environment/Heritage
Location: 
Bendigo
Round: 
Summer 2018

As part of The Aurora Internship Program, I had the opportunity for a placement with the Dja Dja Wurrung Enterprises (or Djandak) in Bendigo.

William Field-Papuga

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Environment/Heritage
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Summer 2018

“Defending the environment and advancing the law” reads the motto emblazoned at the entrance of the Environment Defenders Office of New South Wales (EDONSW) in Clarence Street, Sydney.

Lucy Buddle

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Environment/Heritage
Location: 
Bendigo
Round: 
Summer 2018

Over the summer, I was given the incredible opportunity to undertake a 4-week Aurora placement at Dja Dja Wurrung Enterprises (DDW) in Bendigo, as part of the Aurora Internship Program.