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No challenge ‘too big or too dull’ for Asthma WA student intern

From her very first day, University of WA intern Jess Donaldson “fit in like she had always been part of the Asthma WA team” according to Marketing and Communications Manager Freya Barr.

22 April, 2020

Fledgling lawyer finds passion and purpose in advocating for Indigenous rights

Completing a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the Aboriginal Legal Service Centre of Western Australia (ALSWA) confirmed how Milo Pena intends to put his law degree to use: serving vulnerable communities.

17 April, 2020

Universe lines up dream internship for mature-age student

Laura Thorington-Jones was getting red dirt on her shoes in Karijini when she received her internship offer from the McCusker Centre for Citizenship.

15 April, 2020

Anglicare WA internship inspires a change in future plans

Before University of WA Neuroscience, and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology student Bridget Flis completed her internship at Anglicare WA, she was determined to pursue a career that was purely science-focussed.

8 April, 2020

Student interns’ research project to help close the gap on intergenerational divide

Before starting his McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at aged-care provider Bethanie, 20-year-old Mitchell Pratt had never heard of the social issues related to the intergenerational divide.

31 March, 2020

Homeless Connect Perth intern won’t be boxed in by desk job

The University of WA Medical Sciences student Manul Koralage was never going to be content with an internship sitting at a computer all day.

27 March, 2020

Where Are They Now? Jasmine Davies

After securing tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of funding for Anglicare WA during her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship last year, Jasmine Davies was quickly offered a permanent role.

11 March, 2020

Australian Red Cross internship among UWA student’s best experiences of university

Before her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at Australian Red Cross, Kate Atkinson had little personal knowledge about refugees in Australia.

11 February, 2020

Student intern returns to her roots to build confidence in future

The opportunity to “make an impact on the world” during her Communicare internship has been one of the highlights of University of WA student Hasina Maskinyar’s degree.

19 December, 2019

International student intern finds meaning in mentoring

Shaaruna Selvasegaren put herself in the shoes of young children in need of extra support through mentoring during her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at 12 Buckets in Northlands.

18 December, 2019