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UWA student intern helps secure legal service funding for family and domestic violence victims

Thanks to McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern Christopher Simpson, Gosnells Community Legal Centre (GCLS) is one step closer to securing long-term funding to provide legal advice to Indigenous and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD) victims of family and domestic violence.

17 June, 2020

Student intern contributes to Department of Education’s No Voice, No Violence campaign

Proposing ways the Department of Education could engage young people to be “upstanders not bystanders” in the face of bullying was a rewarding experience for McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern Daniel Chuah. 

11 June, 2020

UWA student moved by eye-opening internship at Legacy WA

The most challenging aspect of University of WA student Emily Scott’s recent internship at Legacy WA was hearing the first-hand experiences of those who have lost a loved one from war.

4 June, 2020

Global reach for State Library of WA internship

The research project Lucy Craske worked on during her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the State Library of WA had an impressive global reach.

20 May, 2020

UWA Medical Sciences student intern co-authors professional research paper

University of WA student Pooja Ramesh will be named as an author of the research paper she worked on during her recent internship at the Gender Diversity Service (GDS) at Perth Children’s Hospital. 

8 May, 2020

Global Exchange opens UWA student’s eyes to new possibilities

Conducting a research project into the development of mental health and wellbeing services at Queen’s University in the UK was an “eye-opening experience” for McCusker Centre for Citizenship global exchange student Riley Dolman.

7 May, 2020

Teach for Australia internship opens UWA student’s eyes to a rewarding future career

Through her McCusker Centre of Citizenship internship at Teach for Australia (TFA), Yuna Prawerti realised for the first time that she could combine her commitment to volunteering and helping others into a future career.

6 May, 2020

Thinking outside the box helps UWA student continue with her internship during pandemic

Exploring the State Cabinet Records from 1989 – 10 years before she was born – has been a fascinating exercise for McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern Michelle Lam.

5 May, 2020

Wungening Aboriginal Corporation gives intern the opportunity to put university skills to the test

University of WA student Harry Osbourne was just halfway through his McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship when he was offered a part-time contract at host organisation Wungening Aboriginal Corporation.

4 May, 2020

Perth Festival intern makes her mark with carbon footprint project

University of WA Master of Professional Engineering student Alexandra Lyons conducted an environmental sustainability audit for the Perth Festival during her recent McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

2 May, 2020