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Paw-fect internship for UWA international student

Anshu Chauhan’s McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship was her first working experience in Australia since moving to Perth from Dehradun, India in 2017.

6 July, 2019

The reality of Huntington’s disease beyond textbooks

It comes as no surprise that Ranjana Varma developed a close connection to Huntington's WA during her recent internship – as she was instrumental in making International Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month its most successful yet.

5 July, 2019

McCusker Centre alumnus hits the ground running

Have you been wondering what Alex Arnold has been up to since designing the Well Man app during his McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship?

3 July, 2019

Internship takes international student out of her comfort zone

Norwegian international student Rebekka Aarsand had no idea what to expect on the first day of her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the Wungening Aboriginal Corporation.

6 June, 2019

Dedicated McCusker Centre alumna joins the team

You would be hard-pressed to find a more passionate ambassador for The McCusker Centre for Citizenship than Shakira Donovan.

4 June, 2019

"I had not realised how many people were affected by food insecurity in Perth"

An internship through the McCusker Centre for Citizenship at UWA gave exchange student Carole Green from Colorado, USA an insight into vulnerable individuals and families who rely on food relief programs in WA.

18 April, 2019

Matariki Exchange valuable to all

The first student to visit Otago under the newly launched Matariki Global Citizenship Exchange programme says she is impressed by the University’s Student Volunteer Centre.

3 April, 2019

McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern develops a local guide for Indigenous parents that makes accessing services easier

Georgia-Rose Gosling, who is studying Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing, developed a local guide of services for Indigenous parents in the City of Swan.

20 March, 2019

"The issues are highly complex and there is no easy solution, but I have realised that I can still make an impact"

Henry Boulos spent his summer break completing a three week internship at the Youth Involvement Council Inc (YIC) which provides programs to young people who are considered at-risk of homelessness or in need of support in the Hedland and surrounding areas. 

15 March, 2019

Intern helps bring life-changing products to India's poorest communities

Grace Roberts undertook an internship in India where she collaborated with women from several urban slum communities to help them gain an income through Pollinate Energy's social enterprise model.

15 March, 2019