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.
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
After having recently graduated from my BA in anthropology and archaeology I decided to apply for my third internship through the Aurora Internship Program and was privileged enough to be successful.
Over the summer period of 2016/17, I was fortunate enough to undertake two separate Aurora internships, as part of the Aurora Internship Program.
In June-July of 2016 I undertook a 5 week Aurora internship with the North Queensland Land Council (NQLC) here in Cairns, in the final year of my anthropology major.
Aurora Internship Reflection
Australia is a signatory to UNESCO’s World Heritage Convention, an international treaty which binds the Government to protect World Heritage Areas for future generations. UNESCO have a number of criterion that must be met if a place is to be declared as a World Heritage Area.
When I first heard about the Aurora Project, I was nearing the end of my Masters of Development Studies and Culture Change.
For 6 weeks across February and March 2010 I had the pleasure of undertaking a native title anthropology internship with the Cape York Land Council (CYLC) through the Aurora Internship Program. This was an invaluable experience for me which I enjoyed immensely and learnt a lot.