For Host organisations

Since the inception of the Aurora Internship Program, 15 NTRBs (formerly 17), 12 PBCs and over 200 other Aurora Host organisations Australia-wide who work in the broader Indigenous sector, have hosted Aurora interns, namely: (Click on the following links to see a full list of host organisations).  Note that we also place Indigenous interns outside of the sector so long as the placements are relevant to candidates’ study and career aspirations.

                        Aboriginal Land Councils

                        Aboriginal Legal Services

                        Arts and Culture

                        Barristers/Legal Firms

                        Community Development/Ranger Programs

                        Community Legal Centres



                        Family Violence Centres

                        Government bodies

                        Health/Medical Services

                        Indigenous corporations

                        Justice Agencies


                        Social Welfare





  • What does it cost to host an Aurora intern?

    Non-Indigenous Host organisations agree to pay the Aurora administration/management fee, which as of 1 July 2019 2017 is set:

    • For Not-For-Profits at $700 + GST for up to 2 interns per round, plus $350 + GST for each additional intern
    • For other Host organisations $1,000 + GST for up to 2 interns, plus $500 + GST for each additional intern.

    Any fee increases will be discussed with the Host organisation prior to the commencement of a placement round.  Host organisations will be invoiced once placement/s have been confirmed.

  • What to expect when hosting an Aurora intern

    An Aurora host organisation can expect:

  • Who are Aurora's interns?

    Aurora non-Indigenous interns are students and graduates (including mature aged) who are in their penultimate or final year of study, academically solid with a keen interest in working in the the broader Indigenous sector, or outside the sector in some case cases, with Indigenous interns. They offer their Host organisations assistance and support in the following areas:

  • What Aurora host supervisors say

    Below are some quotes from Aurora intern supervisors highlighting some of the most rewarding aspects of hosting Aurora interns.

  • What does an Aurora Host do?

    An Aurora Host organisation: