Reflections

Alexis Hall

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Perth
Round: 
Winter 2012

During the winter holiday period in 2012, I was fortunate enough to participate in a legal internship organised by the Aurora Native Title Internship Program, which is designed to introduce legal, anthropology and some social science (archaeology, cultural heritage, environmental management, huma

Cassandra Musulin

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Perth
Round: 
Winter 2015

During the 2015 Winter break I decided to make the most of my spare time and spend it doing something constructive. This meant applying for a five-week legal internship through the Aurora Internship Program.

Brent Renner-Hahn

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Perth
Round: 
Winter 2014

While most of my law chums were completing clerkships and legal work experience during university breaks, I found this time to be the alibi needed to jump on a plane for some indulgent globetrotting. I hadn’t travelled everywhere, but it was on my list.

Brent Renner-Hahn

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Perth
Round: 
Winter 2014

While most of my law chums were completing clerkships and legal work experience during university breaks, I found this time to be the alibi needed to jump on a plane for some indulgent globetrotting. I hadn’t travelled everywhere, but it was on my list.

Catherine McShane

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Perth
Round: 
Winter 2015

Want to get some hands-on legal experience? Potentially interested in native title or Aboriginal affairs? Then read on for my experiences as an Aurora intern and see if you’d like to apply for the next intake. 

Jasmine Morris

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Perth
Round: 
Summer 2015

My interest in native title has been longstanding. I remember being intrigued when I learnt in High School Social Studies class that only since 1993 has Australian law formally recognised Indigenous peoples as being owners and custodians of the land.

Katelin Taylor

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Perth
Round: 
Winter 2014

I was in my third year of a Bachelor of Laws/ Bachelor of Arts degree when I began my five week Aurora internship via the Aurora Native Title Internship Program at the Central Desert Native Title Service. When recalling my first days as an intern it is clear to me that I was, above all, young.

Laura McIlhenny

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Perth
Round: 
Winter 2013

When I began my Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Law degree, five years felt like a very long time. This year I suddenly found myself in the final year of my degree, with a whole lot of subjects under my belt but no practical legal experience.