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Intern makes “direct and lasting impact”

Taking on the challenge of a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship was like “stepping into unchartered waters” for University of WA Biomedical Sciences student Raisa Anwar.

13 November, 2019

Internship leads to graduate’s “greatest professional privilege”

When Mauricio Rodriguez started his McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship, little did he know it would lead to sharing a stage with WA Minister for Culture and the Arts David Templeman MLA less than a year later.

1 November, 2019

McCusker internship secures first job for UWA law graduate

Completing his McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at Legal Aid WA directly helped University of WA graduate Sam Lowther secure his first job after completing his law degree.

21 October, 2019

Greenpeace intern reflects on small actions that create worldwide change

The most challenging aspect of Corinna Gosby’s “dream internship” at Greenpeace Australia Pacific also happened to be the most rewarding.

9 October, 2019

UWA student intern’s family violence report could ‘provide a catalyst for change’

The report that Ella Italiano-Schmidt researched and presented to the South West Community Legal Centre during her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship could “significantly” improve outcomes for people experiencing family violence.

3 October, 2019

Internship inspires UWA student to give back to his community

During his McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the Australian Department of Education and Training, Max Miocevich was struck by a new sense of empowerment and duty to the community.

1 October, 2019

Unlikely reunion for Youth Involvement Council student intern

Phoebe Sun could hardly believe her eyes when she saw a little girl “with the cheekiest smile” during her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the Youth Involvement Council (YIC) in South Hedland.

30 September, 2019

Oxfam internship helps UWA student see the big picture

The unique opportunity to intern at one of the most-recognised community-based aid and development organisations in the world was a dream come true for University of WA student Lauren Jackson.

27 September, 2019

‘Superstar’ student intern makes her mark on Zonta House

Women’s refuge Zonta House will continue to benefit from McCusker Centre for Citizenship student intern Taylah Jones’ outstanding work “for many months to come”.

26 September, 2019

Intern-designed dashboard to have ripple-on effect for Public Sector Commission

Most university students would be feeling nervous if asked to present to the Public Sector Commission executive committee including Commissioner Sharyn O’Neill – but Oskar Zalstrovs simply took it in his stride.

25 September, 2019