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Mia and Natalie overcome doubt to experience rewards of internships

Mia and Natalie overcame doubts to apply for the McCusker Centre for Citizenship Internship Program, and their internships opened new opportunities for them.

28 March, 2024

Justine inspired through internship in disability services sector

Justine, a UWA Bachelor of Commerce student majoring in Business Law and Accounting, recently undertook an internship supporting policy improvement with Nulsen Disability Services.

25 March, 2024

Students work with industry mentors on practical strategies to reduce poverty and inequity

Four groups of students presented proposals on innovative ways to help reduce poverty and inequity in Australia last week, after working over January and February with industry partners in the UWA McCusker Centre for Citizenship’s Approaches to Wicked Problems unit.

27 February, 2024

Ella travels to South Hedland for internship supporting local youth

Ella, a Bachelor of Biomedical Science student majoring in Neuroscience, travelled to South Hedland over the summer university break to intern with the Youth Involvement Council.

26 February, 2024

Simranbir contributes to report to be tabled in WA Parliament

Simranbir, a Master of Biomedical Science student, interned with the Commissioner for Children and Young People.

19 February, 2024

Michael helps Perth non-profit improve service delivery for young job seekers

Michael interned with Perth non-profit, Nudge, helping to establish a Grants and Fundraising Strategy.

15 February, 2024

Marina travels to India supporting local work to empower women

Biomedical Science student, Marina, recently added an international experience to her university journey, travelling to Bangalore, India to participate in the Pollinate Student Fellowship Program.

8 February, 2024

Mia helps welcome vulnerable community members to safe accommodation

Mia is studying Biomedical Science, majoring in Anatomy and Human Biology with a minor in Brain and Behaviour, and recently supported the work of Orana House women’s refuge through her internship.

30 January, 2024

Natalie’s internship experience paves the way for UCLA exchange study

Natalie recently interned with Ronald McDonald House Charities WA, crediting her internship experience as a factor in receiving an offer to study Applied Developmental Psychology at the University of California Los Angeles on exchange.

30 January, 2024

Ethan works with Ability WA to streamline tech processes

Ethan is majoring in Artificial Intelligence in his Advanced Computer Science degree at UWA, and recently contributed 100 hours to help Ability WA introduce new tech solutions.

22 January, 2024