Putting historical research into practice: My Aurora internship at AIATSIS
This past winter I undertook an Aurora anthropology internship in my home town Canberra at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS).
This summer, as an Aurora legal intern, I was lucky enough to feel that I really did something worthwhile. I spent six amazing weeks in Canberra supporting the native title research and publications team at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS).
Gone Fishing: My time with the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
Throughout my academic career, I’d had little exposure to native title and Indigenous affairs. After speaking to my peers and other environmental management students, I discovered that my experience was not isolated.
Over 5 weeks in November and December, I undertook an internship as part of the Aurora Internship Program at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS). AIATSIS is a distinguished research, collections and publishing organisation.
The Aurora Internship Program is an exceptional program designed to support law, anthropology and social science students and graduates to undertake work experience with key organisations in the area of native title and the broader Indiegbnous sector.
Canberra: one name that automatically dredges up memories of visiting Parliament House and the War Memorial on primary school excursions. Canberra: one name that immediately conjures vivid imagery of inescapable round-a-bouts, Questacon, fireworks and Lake Burley Griffin.