Reflections

Juliette Mundy

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

In July 2015, I completed my second anthropology internship through the Aurora Internship Program.  As an Aurora almuna (winter 2011), who has been working in Aboriginal health and community development for the past few years, I requested that I be placed with an NTRB in order to learn more about

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.

Helene Titeux

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

As part of the Aurora Internship Program, I worked at the Goldfields Land and Sea Council (GLSC) for six fascinating weeks during my winter holiday.

Lena Mackey

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Geraldton
Round: 
Winter 2015

I was fortunate enough to be placed at the Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation (YMAC) office in Geraldton, which is really a one-of-a-kind workplace.

Courtney Boag

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Horsham
Round: 
Winter 2015

My enlightenment into the colourful world of anthropology began with an article entitled; ‘The Original Affluent Society; The paradox of development’ by Marshall Sahlins and a very coincidental conversation with a peer about the Aurora Internship Program.

Lena Mackey

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

I was fortunate enough to be placed at the Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation (YMAC) office in Geraldton, which is really a one-of-a-kind workplace.

Deua Stojanovska

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Health/Medical Services
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Summer 2015

As soon as you get off the plane it hits you: air so thick you could cut it with a knife.  Darwin, our closest city to the rest of the world, couldn’t feel more removed from Melbourne where I spend most of my time.

Elyssa Bayne

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Environment/Heritage
Location: 
Cairns
Round: 
Summer 2015

When I first heard about the Aurora Project, I was nearing the end of my Masters of Development Studies and Culture Change.

Elyssa Bayne

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Environment/Heritage
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Summer 2015

When I first heard about the Aurora Project, I was nearing the end of my Masters of Development Studies and Culture Change.

Erin Newell

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Broome
Round: 
Summer 2015

Knowing that my academic record leaves something to be desired, I submitted my application for Aurora's Internship Program minutes before the deadline with no more optimism than that captured in the motto that "you've gotta be in it to win it".