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Thinking outside the box helps UWA student continue with her internship during pandemic

Exploring the State Cabinet Records from 1989 – 10 years before she was born – has been a fascinating exercise for McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern Michelle Lam.

5 May, 2020

Intern helps prevent anti-social youth behaviour

During her recent McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship, Randi Beck researched programs that the City of Gosnells could implement to positively engage with vulnerable young people around libraries.

27 April, 2020

Intern engages with CALD migrants and refugees at Mirrabooka Welcome Hub

Being on the “front line” and directly engaging with culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) migrants and refugees was the highlight of Jasmine Laing’s recent internship at the Mirrabooka Welcome Hub.

17 April, 2020

Intern project to improve sustainability of Gingin community organisations

Student intern Franklin Powers wrote a research report that identified new business management models for local community group and club facilities during his internship at the Shire of Gingin.

16 April, 2020

Political Science Major has rewarding internship at Health Department

The most rewarding moment of Jamieson Kay’s McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the Department of Health came in its final hours.

25 March, 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

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

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

Internship inspires UWA student to give back to his community

During his McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the Australian Department of Education and Training, Max Miocevich was struck by a new sense of empowerment and duty to the community.

1 October, 2019

“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