I completed an Aurora internship via the Aurora Internship Program with the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA). NAAJA has two offices: one in Katherine and one in Darwin, the former in which I did my internship. The internship lasted five weeks and I believe that it was one of m
I was approaching the end of my university degree and felt the need to get out of my comfort zone and do something a bit different. Consequently, I decided I would submit an application to complete a six-week legal internship through the Aurora Internship Program.
As the bus skidded to a halt in the middle of a town that seemed to emerge from nowhere, the first thing I noticed was that it was still warm, even at nine o’clock in June.
I was fortunate enough to be a recipient of The Aurora Project Internship for the Summer 2018/19 round, and to be placed with the Criminal Team at North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) in Katherine.
If you had told me at the beginning of my law degree that I would travel to a remote town in the middle of Northern Territory to complete an internship I would have probably laughed.