Reflections

Dion Wall

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

For 6 weeks in November/December of 2018 I had the pleasure of being placed with the National Native Title Tribunal at the Brisbane office, as part of an internship program through Aurora. As an Indigenous applicant I also received an Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarship.

Freya Collins Hallahan

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Melbourne
Round: 
Winter 2018

During the penultimate semester of my Bachelor of Arts I applied for an Aurora Internship. Throughout my degree I had majored in Gender Studies and Australian Indigenous Studies. Therefore, I had always been interested in the possibility of working in the Native Title sector.

Monica Thompson

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Winter 2018

The Aurora Internship Program places students and graduates in law, anthropology, and social sciences in internships with organisations that have a focus on the Indigenous sector and native title. I was lucky enough to be placed with the Northern Land Council (NLC) in Darwin.

Emmylyn Baru

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Adelaide
Round: 
Winter 2018

I returned to Australia in 2018 for my final year in law after spending a month interning at a firm in Malaysia that specialised in native title. I really enjoyed my experience there, and was looking for more opportunities in that field that I could get into.

Lily-Rose Palmer

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Melbourne
Round: 
Winter 2018

Commencing my final semester at university was made all the more exciting by my acceptance into the Aurora Internship Program.

Zac Fraser

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Thursday Island
Round: 
Winter 2018

The Aurora Project is a program that facilitates internships between tertiary students and Indigenous organisations with an emphasis on native title and social justice for Indigenous peoples.

Anannya Mazumder

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Cairns
Round: 
Winter 2018

I first learned about the Aurora Internship Program when I was completing a unit in Contemporary Law and Justice. I worked towards fulfilling their criteria for applications, and finally in my second year of study, I applied for the 2018 winter round .

Janik Freese

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Cairns
Round: 
Winter 2018

I found out about the Aurora Internship Program while searching for internships that would fall in line with my studies and interest me on a personal level.  At the time, I was finishing my second year of cultural studies in Bremen, Germany and knew I was heading to Australia for my semester brea