Reflections

Rebecca Nichols

Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Melbourne
Round: 
Winter 2015

During the course of completing a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Australian Indigenous Studies I heard about the Aurora Internship program. Upon finishing my degree it made sense to use my knowledge and gain practical experience in the Indigenous sector through an Aurora internship.

Dacia Abela

Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Melbourne
Round: 
Summer 2015

Native title and Indigenous affairs has always been something I was interested in as a law/arts student, but a topic that in my opinion is never given enough attention in the units we study at university.

Pragya Beri

Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Melbourne
Round: 
Summer 2014

I applied to the Aurora Native Title Internship Program hoping to get placed with an organisation that could provide a medium to link my energy law studies with the native title laws.

Rebecca Nichols

Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Melbourne
Round: 
Winter 2015

During the course of completing a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Australian Indigenous Studies I heard about the Aurora Internship program. Upon finishing my degree it made sense to use my knowledge and gain practical experience in the Indigenous sector through an Aurora internship. 

Antonia Randles

Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Summer 2015

As a non-Indigenous person passionate about the challenges faced by Australia's first peoples, I often struggle to know where I fit in the Indigenous landscape.

Molly Lynch

Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Justice Agencies
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Summer 2012

Having studied Aboriginal issues and affairs from both a historical, legal and social perspective at University I naively thought I knew what to expect when embarking upon a 6-week internship with the Northern Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) in Darwin as part of The Aurora Native Tit

Rosetta Lee

Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Justice Agencies
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Summer 2016

I did my Aurora placement at the Darwin office of the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) as part of the Aurora Internship Program. NAAJA has separate sections which undertake criminal work, civil work and community education respectively.

Arielle Rutman

Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Community Legal Centres
Location: 
Alice Springs
Round: 
Winter 2016

I decided to apply for the Aurora Internship Program as a fourth year Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws student. I aspire to use my education to work towards a legal system that reflects the equal worth of all people, especially the Traditional Owners of Australia.