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Wei brings efficiency to charity’s work with young people leaving care

UWA Data Science student, Wei Hong Tan, recently contributed 100 hours through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship to support the work of The Salvation Army’s Transitional Support Service with young people leaving care.

27 March, 2023

Thomas helps overcome exclusion in increasingly digital world

Thomas McLean, a UWA Psychology student, spent 100 hours recently working on a project to help people who are digitally excluded in an increasingly digital world.

28 February, 2023

Nozomi helps provide free legal service for people affected by homelessness

UWA student, Nozomi Suzaki, was looking for an opportunity to contribute to the local community when she applied for a McCusker Centre for Citizen internship.

27 February, 2023

UWA intern focuses on spiders to contribute to greater understanding of WA’s natural heritage

Kruti Giridhar recently completed a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship with the WA Museum, supporting the work of the Museum’s Arachnology section to increase knowledge of WA’s natural heritage – in particular, the brush-footed spider family.

17 February, 2023

UWA intern helps develop accessible resources to help community better understand important child safety legislation

UWA student intern, Aimee Donaldson, recently completed a 100-hour internship through the McCusker Centre for Citizenship with the Department of Communities, applying her skills to help develop engaging and accessible resources about important changes to child safety legislation.

16 February, 2023

Rachel receives award for outstanding contributions to workplace inclusion

Rachel Sammons was one of the four young women most recently presented with the McCusker Centre for Citizenship Outstanding Intern Award, for her significant contribution to the Department of Transport’s Employee Relations team, where she supported policy development to foster safety and inclusion in the workplace.

15 February, 2023

Matthew supports project tackling poverty through community mobilisation

UWA student Matthew Little has completed a “rewarding” internship through the McCusker Centre for Citizenship, contributing 100 hours towards a project with the WA Council of Social Service (WACOSS) that aims to engage and motivate communities to work together to tackle poverty.

15 February, 2023

Grace supports work on global health and equity issues

While undertaking her Bachelor of Commerce at UWA, Grace Light recently had the opportunity to do her part to tackle global issues through an internship with the McCusker Centre for Citizenship.

15 February, 2023

Sophia nominated for award following internship excellence

UWA student and South Perth resident Sophia Jacka has been nominated, alongside her internship partner Ryan Mendoza, for the upcoming McCusker Centre for Citizenship Outstanding Intern Award.

13 February, 2023

Michael finds direction through internship with children and families service-provider

UWA student Michael Pascoe completed a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship in the second half of 2022, learning about how he could apply his learning from university to work that served the community.

13 February, 2023