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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

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

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

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

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

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