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
After completing my Master of Arts in 2015 I wondered where to from here. I majored in social and cultural anthropology, a subject I loved but didn’t know where it would get me.
My underlying drivers are to make a meaningful contribution to my community and positively impact those around me.
Upon graduating at the University of Queensland in 2015, with a double major in Anthropology and Religion, one of my colleagues encouraged me to apply for an internship with the Aurora Internship Program.
I cannot believe that I have not applied for an Aurora Internship before. The Aurora Internship Program gave me the chance to gain practical and real-world experiences in a sector which I have previously studied both at undergraduate and masters levels.
During the 2017 mid-year break, I was fortunate enough to have been selected to undertake a legal internship at Native Title Services Victoria (NTSV) for five weeks as part of my involvement in the Aurora Internship Program.
My Aurora internship at the Secretariat of Aboriginal and Islander Childcare (SNAICC) in Melbourne followed hot on the heels of my first Aurora internship at the Aboriginal Legal Service (ALS) in Sydney at the start of the year.
In preparation for my mid-year graduation from Bachelor of Arts Honours in Anthropology, I applied for the winter 2017 round of the Aurora Internship Program.
After having graduated from a Dutch university with a bachelor’s degree in Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology I decided to move to Melbourne for ten months.
I was lucky enough to be able to participate in two separate Aurora internships as part of the Aurora Internship Program. My first internship was at Native Title Services Victoria (NTSV) and the second one was at the Myuma Group.