Reflections

Adam Price

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Health Science
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Melbourne
Round: 
Summer 2020

I first heard about the Aurora internship programme from my University’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit half-way through my Honours year in a Bachelor of Psychological Science, when the prospect of getting employment out of my degree was something that evoked both excitement,

Melis Rutherford

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Melbourne
Round: 
Summer 2020

As a final year Arts/Law student, I was motivated to apply for the Aurora Internship Program because of the distinct lack of focus on Indigenous affairs and the impact of colonisation on the law throughout my education.

Janelle Chaptini

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Melbourne
Round: 
Summer 2020

I undertook an Aurora internship at ATNS, the Australian Treaties and Negotiation Settlement (ATNS). I was thrilled to have been provided with this wonderful opportunity to learn about Indigenous rights, land agreements and native title.

Keeley Frost

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Melbourne
Round: 
Summer 2021

I decided to study Arts and Law at Monash University because I wanted my professional career to contribute towards fostering a society that is inclusive, respectful and empowering.

Danita Moshinsky

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Melbourne
Round: 
Summer 2021

I was fortunate to spend 6 weeks at Aboriginal Victoria as part of the Aurora Internship Program. I was a little apprehensive going into the internship, knowing that due to COVID-19 restrictions it would be done entirely remotely.