Reflections

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.

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".

Michael Lucas

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

The Aurora Internship Program fosters the ideal experience in which students and graduates can work and learn in Native Title Representative Bodies (NTRBs) and organisations working in the Indigenous sector.

Marianna Pedersen

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

After graduating my master’s degree in Anthropology and Ethnography I was excited to pursue a career within the Indigenous sector.

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.

Jaye Litherland-De Lara

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

This summer I had the opportunity to gain insight into both native title anthropology and native title capacity development as an Aurora intern at South Australia Native Title Services Ltd (SANTS), experiencing and observing the everyday workings of a Native Title Service Provider (NTSP) on both

Andrew Whalley

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

The Aurora Internship Program connects students and recent graduates in anthropology, law, or the social sciences more generally with various bodies that work in the field of native title as well as other organisations that deal generally with Indigenous affairs.

Clare Brereton

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

The Aurora Internship Program places a large number of enthusiastic anthropology, social science and legal interns in Native Title Representative Bodies (NTRBs) and many other organisations pertaining to Indigenous affairs more broadly.