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Ari contributes to more sustainable campus through internship

Ari, studying a Master of Environmental Science at UWA, contributed to sustainability practices on campus.

22 May, 2024

Victoria gets out of her comfort zone to help Foodbank WA build connection

Victoria, studying a Bachelor of Biomedical Science at UWA with a Pharmacology major, overcame self-doubt to support Foodbank WA with a rewarding and meaningful internship.

15 May, 2024

Jasmin contributes to collection of WA flora for scientific research community

Jasmin recently gained hands-on workplace experience while contributing to the improvement of botanical collections for WA’s scientific research community, interning with the Western Australian Herbarium.

15 May, 2024

Alumni profile: Sophia Jacka

Sophia Jacka interned with the Telethon Kids Institute through the McCusker Centre for Citizenship before graduating from UWA in 2023, and beginning her career in community engagement.

14 May, 2024

Alumni profile: Helena Trang 

During her time at UWA, Helena undertook a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship, going on to chair the Centre’s Student Advisory Committee, before starting a degree focused on social policy.

2 May, 2024

Students design advocacy project to address shortfalls of income support

A group of UWA students recently had the opportunity to work with RUAH Community Services on a project to mobilise community advocacy for increased income support payments.

19 April, 2024

Mia and Natalie overcome doubt to experience rewards of internships

Mia and Natalie overcame doubts to apply for the McCusker Centre for Citizenship Internship Program, and their internships opened new opportunities for them.

28 March, 2024

Justine inspired through internship in disability services sector

Justine, a UWA Bachelor of Commerce student majoring in Business Law and Accounting, recently undertook an internship supporting policy improvement with Nulsen Disability Services.

25 March, 2024

Students work with industry mentors on practical strategies to reduce poverty and inequity

Four groups of students presented proposals on innovative ways to help reduce poverty and inequity in Australia last week, after working over January and February with industry partners in the UWA McCusker Centre for Citizenship’s Approaches to Wicked Problems unit.

27 February, 2024

Ella travels to South Hedland for internship supporting local youth

Ella, a Bachelor of Biomedical Science student majoring in Neuroscience, travelled to South Hedland over the summer university break to intern with the Youth Involvement Council.

26 February, 2024