Reflections

Aysia Rodgers

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Summer 2014

After completing a Bachelor of Arts, I happened upon the Aurora Project whilst wondering where my major in anthropology could possibly take me in life.

Satoko Doi

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Aboriginal Land Councils
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Summer 2014

During November and December of 2013, I had the wonderful opportunity to intern at the NSW Aboriginal Land Council.

Anthony Knobel

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Brisbane
Round: 
Summer 2014

For anthropology students interested in working in the field of native title in Australia, an Aurora internship via the Aurora Native Title Internship Program is essential.

Alice Watson

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Environment/Heritage
Location: 
Alice Springs
Round: 
Summer 2014

After reading the book ‘The Indomitable Miss Pink’ in preparation for my internship at Olive Pink Botanic Gardens, I knew that I was in for an interesting experience!

Carolyn Plaistowe

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Canberra
Round: 
Summer 2014

For many people, Aurora internships are about travelling to a new place and gaining firsthand experience in the field. For me it was a way to enter an unknown field of research and begin to understand the fundamentals of Aboriginal affairs.

Alice Watson

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Brisbane
Round: 
Summer 2014

After reading the book ‘The Indomitable Miss Pink’ in preparation for my internship at Olive Pink Botanic Gardens, I knew that I was in for an interesting experience!

Mathilde Lillethorup

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

During the fifth semester (year 3) of a degree in Anthropology at the University of Copenhagen, you are meant to go abroad. You can stay in Denmark and study or do work experience, but let’s be honest – most of us couldn’t wait to leave!

Michelle O'Toole

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Melbourne
Round: 
Winter 2013

I recently undertook an internship at Native Title Services Victoria (NTSV), facilitated by the Aurora Native Title Internship Program.  Due to personal circumstances the duration of my placement was necessarily short, and certainly shorter than I would've preferred, however my experience was a p

Win Yee Tan

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Health/Medical Services
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Summer 2013

If I were questioned about interns and their daily responsibilities prior to starting my Aurora internship at the Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory (AMSANT) this past summer, I would have probably conjured up mental images of a sleep-deprived coffee making, photocopying zomb