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For media enquiries, please complete the application form below or contact us on 6488 7873.

If you have any questions, please contact us at info@mccuskercentre.uwa.edu.au.

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1. Please enter your contact information
2. Which faculty are you from?
Choose your faculty
Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts
Arts
Business School
Education
Engineering, Computing and Mathematics
Law
Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
School of Indigenous Studies
Science
Other (please specify)
3. What level are you studying at?
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Masters
Doctorate
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4. What is your course of study?
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5. Please list any degrees or certificates you have already completed
6. I am undertaking this internship for academic credit (see question 14)
Choose Yes/No
Yes
No
7. Describe your experience in engaging in your communities and social issues more broadly (eg, have you undertaken volunteering anywhere or done a service learning unit before?)
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8. What do you think you can bring and contribute to these organisations and their projects?
9. Which of the following areas are of most INTEREST to you?
Choose first area of interest
Research and Policy
Community engagement
Project scoping and management and organisational development
Event management
IT
Finance and accounting
Arts (music, writing, visual arts)
Comms, Marketing and Social Media
Measuring impact
Choose second area of interest
Research and Policy
Community engagement
Project scoping and management and organisational development
Event management
IT
Finance and accounting
Arts (music, writing, visual arts)
Comms, Marketing and Social Media
Measuring impact
Choose third area of interest
Research and Policy
Community engagement
Project scoping and management and organisational development
Event management
IT
Finance and accounting
Arts (music, writing, visual arts)
Comms, Marketing and Social Media
Measuring impact
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10. Which of the following community areas most interests you?
Choose first community area
Law
Aboriginal communities
Older Australians
Social and community inclusion and support
Disability
Health and Mental Health
Youth
Culturally and linguistically diverse communities
Poverty and Homelessness
Early years/working with children
Gender
Animals and the environment
Choose second community area
Law
Aboriginal communities
Older Australians
Social and community inclusion and support
Disability
Health and Mental Health
Youth
Culturally and linguistically diverse communities
Poverty and Homelessness
Early years/working with children
Gender
Animals and the environment
Choose third community area
Law
Aboriginal communities
Older Australians
Social and community inclusion and support
Disability
Health and Mental Health
Youth
Culturally and linguistically diverse communities
Poverty and Homelessness
Early years/working with children
Gender
Animals and the environment
11. What does being an active citizen mean for you?
12. Where did you hear about the McCusker Centre for Citizenship?
13. Most of our internships take place locally, however a few are available regionally and interstate. Are you able to travel for an internship?
Choose an option
Regionally
Interstate
Both
14. Upload your CV. Please save your CV as first name.last name. (.pdf, .doc or .docx)
15. Have you obtained your faculty approval form? All applicants must submit a faculty approval form regardless of whether you are seeking academic credit. Students who are not enrolled for credit will receive transcript recognition. Upload below if you have an approval form. If not, please email to info@mccuskercentre.uwa.edu.au once received.
16. Do you have a valid Working with Children Check?
Choose Yes/No
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No
17. Do you have a valid Police Clearance?
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No
18. Please indicate your availability to undertake an internship
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Winter or Semester 2 2017
Winter Only
Semester 2 Only
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Published in The Guardian Express, 23rd June 2016.
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Published in The Post Newspaper, 18th June 2016. Read the full article here (page 61)

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Sarah McCauley
Current UWA Student
Intern at Southcare

"The McCusker Centre for Citizenship provided an opportunity to explore unchartered territory and experience firsthand the inspiring work, people, and mission of the community and not-for-profit sector. I would recommend this opportunity to any UWA student. You might find a new passion or direction for your future career. I know I did."

Ross Wortham
CEO
Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia

“Our organisation and others have been blown away by the quality and professionalism of the interns and we benefit from the different viewpoints they bring. I'm now very excited by the collective impact that potentially hundreds of these interns will have on the community service sector over the coming years, helping to build real generational change.”

Rebecca Ball
Executive Director
Office of Multicultural Interests

"There’s a great need for young people to contribute to internships like these. They bring contemporary thinking, they reflect the views of not only their own personal views but the views of their peers and that’s very important... to be embedding that type of thinking ..."