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Local Government Internships booklet published

The McCusker Centre for Citizenship has designed and released a new booklet that highlights student and supervisor experiences in a variety of local government-based internships.

26 February, 2020

UWA student intern impresses at Global Citizen in New York

As she stood in Central Park watching Queen perform at the end of the Global Citizen Festival last year, University of WA student Brittany Quy felt like pinching herself.

20 February, 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

Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority intern trio present Kings Park projects at special event

Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (BGPA) interns Rachel Darwin, Harry Trumble and Gari-Emma Perry presented their McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship projects to about 40 Kings Park staff, volunteers and special guests on 14 November, 2019.

23 January, 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

Great Southern homecoming for Men’s Resource Centre intern

University of WA Bachelor of Commerce student Edwina Squire recently returned to her Great Southern roots to complete her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the Men’s Resource Centre in Albany.

5 December, 2019

Intern takes Pride in LGBTIQA+ research project

It was perfect timing that Madison Fitzgerald completed her McCusker Centre for Citizenship in the same month PrideFEST celebrates 30 years of pride in WA. 

29 November, 2019

Nothando Ngwenya named Outstanding Intern 2019

University of WA Masters of International Development student Nothando Ngwenya is the recipient of the McCusker Centre for Citizenship’s inaugural Outstanding Intern Award 2019.

27 November, 2019

Intern makes “direct and lasting impact”

Taking on the challenge of a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship was like “stepping into unchartered waters” for University of WA Biomedical Sciences student Raisa Anwar.

13 November, 2019