Cultural anthropology appealed to me because of its earnest aims and problematic past, its attempts to address the humbling question of how it is that we, as humans (a species like any other) came to develop the elaborate and diverse cultural artefacts which are the cause of such pride and fricti
I am an anthropologist and I need to work in Australia as I have a young family who are very settled in their community in regional Victoria.
In my final year of university, I began to take a serious interest in Indigenous issues, particularly native title in Australia.
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
At the completion of my university degree I was fortunate enough to be accepted by the Aurora Native Title Internship Program as an anthropology intern for the 2013/14 summer round. I was lucky to receive a place at my first preference, Native Title Services Victoria (NTSV).
From January to April in 2015 I completed two Aurora placements, one in Melbourne and one in Alice Springs, as part of the Aurora Internship program summer 2014/15 round.
Native Title Services Victoria (NTSV)
For four weeks over the summer holidays, I moved several hours out of Melbourne to do an internship with the Barengi Gadjin Land Council (BGLC) in Horsham, as part of the Aurora Project’s Internship Program.
To complement my Bachelor of Arts Degree, I thought that it would useful to gain some work experience. I have always been interested in Indigenous affairs, so the Aurora Internship Program was an obvious choice for me.
The research I was involved in during my 5 week internship in the policy department with Native Title Services Victoria (NTSV) who provide secretariat support to the Federation of Victoria Traditional Owner Corporations (FVTOC) gave me a greater understanding of issues more specifically within a