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Intern co-authors research publication

The opportunity to co-author a professional research publication with the Telethon Kids Institute would just be a dream for most undergraduate Bachelor of Science students. For University of WA international student Yanyu Chen, it became a reality.

17 September, 2019

Inaugural alumni networking event a resounding success

The McCusker Centre for Citizenship Alumni Group's inaugural alumni networking event Catch-up & Connect was a great event that brought together past and present student interns and our partners.

13 September, 2019

Former intern helps launch arts portal

Former McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern Mauricio Rodriguez is making waves in his role at the Community Arts Network.

11 September, 2019

Global Citizen interns have big expectations for the Big Apple

The countdown is officially on for University of WA students Eloise Skoss and Brittany Quy before they jet to New York for the Global Citizen internship on July 31.

26 July, 2019

2018 UWA Award for Excellence in Teaching Programs that Enhance Learning

The McCusker Centre for Citizenship was awarded the 2018 UWA Award for Excellence in Teaching Programs that Enhance Learning.

15 November, 2018

Internship an invaluable way to gain insight

Published in the North West Telegraph on 26 September 2018. Read how Jerone Downie assisted youth workers working with vulnerable young people at the Youth Involvement Council Inc

26 September, 2018

McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern assists Enable WA

UWA Arts student, Emma Young, travelled to Bunbury to intern with Enable WA, which provides quality, individualised support for people living with a disability in the South West of the State, and assisted them in mobilising clients to build stronger community connections.

26 April, 2018

“The McCusker Centre for Citizenship makes ‘doing good’ accessible.”

Shakira Donovan is one of two McCusker Centre for Citizenship interns currently in New York working on the Global Poverty Project.

4 September, 2017

“These organisations do such great work but they’re so stretched"

Felicity Negus shares how her McCusker Centre for Citizenship Internship has shaped her career.

10 August, 2017

“I think there are a lot of young people in the same boat – who want to make a difference but don’t know where to begin.”

'Self-doubt is the biggest barrier for young people' according to Adehlia Ebert, McCusker Centre for Citizenship Intern.

16 June, 2017