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UWA student intern helps disadvantaged community keep fit and healthy during lockdown

McCusker Centre for Citizenship student intern Raje Narang has been helping Reclink Australia member agencies keep fit and active during COVID-19 self-isolation.

23 June, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

UWA Science student empowered by Women’s Legal Service WA internship

The opportunity to “tangibly benefit” the community through her internship at the Women’s Legal Service WA (WLSWA) was empowering for University of WA Bachelor of Science student Katherine Scott.

30 April, 2020

UWA student intern makes her mark helping Wheatbelt families

Breaking down barriers that Wheatbelt families encounter in attempting to access childcare services quickly became a personal mission for Madelene Booth during her recent internship at Regional Early Education and Development (REED).

29 April, 2020

UWA intern developing resources to aid online solutions during pandemic

When social distancing restrictions were introduced due to COVID-19, McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern William Conti was still able to continue his ConnectGroups internship working safely from home. 

24 April, 2020