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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

Centre for Social Impact intern making an impact from home

Alina Evans was just a couple of days in to her internship at the Centre for Social Impact (CSI) when the whole office packed up and transitioned to working-from-home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

1 May, 2020

UWA Science student empowered by Women’s Legal Service WA internship

The opportunity to “tangibly benefit” the community through her internship at the Women’s Legal Service WA (WLSWA) was empowering for University of WA Bachelor of Science student Katherine Scott.

30 April, 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

Fledgling lawyer finds passion and purpose in advocating for Indigenous rights

Completing a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the Aboriginal Legal Service Centre of Western Australia (ALSWA) confirmed how Milo Pena intends to put his law degree to use: serving vulnerable communities.

17 April, 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