The Aurora Internship Program offers a unique opportunity to network and gain legitimate hands-on experience within the Indigenous sector in a way that could not easily be achieved independently.
The Aurora Internship Program
My internship at NQLC
I was made aware of the Aurora Internship program through my University newsletter. As a young Aboriginal man I had felt, for some time, the desire to spend more time with Aboriginal communities and get a greater understanding of the needs and challenges different communities face.
During the 2018/2019 summer period, I had the pleasure of completing a five-week legal internship at the Cape York Land Council (CYLC) in Cairns.
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 .
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