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Nicole supports campaign to protect local waters from oil spills

UWA student Nicole has contributed 100 hours towards preserving our WA coastline and the Swan River through an internship at the Department of Transport, where she helped raised awareness of the dangers of oil spills from recreational boats.

14 September, 2021

UWA student intern shows great resilience in completing Legal Aid WA internship from home

McCusker Centre for Citizenship student intern Matthew Bryan has shown “remarkable skill” in adapting to working from home during the pandemic, according to his Legal Aid WA (LAWA) internship supervisor.

26 June, 2020

New public sector internships booklet released

The McCusker Centre for Citizenship has designed and published a booklet that highlights student and supervisor experiences in a variety of public sector internships.

26 June, 2020

Student intern’s research into international Housing First policies

Student intern Andrew Thomson completed a background research report as part of the Ombudsman’s current investigation into homelessness.

22 June, 2020

Student intern contributes to Department of Education’s No Voice, No Violence campaign

Proposing ways the Department of Education could engage young people to be “upstanders not bystanders” in the face of bullying was a rewarding experience for McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern Daniel Chuah. 

11 June, 2020

Global reach for State Library of WA internship

The research project Lucy Craske worked on during her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the State Library of WA had an impressive global reach.

20 May, 2020

Intern excels at Public Sector Commission

While working data and spreadsheets may sound like a dry subject, Kishen Gobal discovered just the opposite during his recent McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

18 March, 2020

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

McCusker internship secures first job for UWA law graduate

Completing his McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at Legal Aid WA directly helped University of WA graduate Sam Lowther secure his first job after completing his law degree.

21 October, 2019

Intern-designed dashboard to have ripple-on effect for Public Sector Commission

Most university students would be feeling nervous if asked to present to the Public Sector Commission executive committee including Commissioner Sharyn O’Neill – but Oskar Zalstrovs simply took it in his stride.

25 September, 2019