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Jasmin contributes to collection of WA flora for scientific research community

Jasmin recently gained hands-on workplace experience while contributing to the improvement of botanical collections for WA’s scientific research community, interning with the Western Australian Herbarium.

15 May, 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

Solene impresses DFES during flood research internship

Solene, a UWA Master of Environmental Science student, made such an impression during her summer McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship with the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) that she has been offered casual employment with the Department.

11 January, 2024

UWA interns support public sector improvement with Department of Premier and Cabinet

Four UWA students have recently undertaken internships with the Department of Premier and Cabinet through the McCusker Centre for Citizenship’s summer internship program, each contributing 100 hours to projects aimed at improving processes, culture and communications.

19 December, 2023

McCusker Centre’s increasingly popular program passes 3000 internships

The McCusker Centre for Citizenship at UWA has reached a major milestone, with more than 3000 internships undertaken through its award-winning Internship Program.

6 December, 2023

Francesca supports research into sustainable food for the future

Francesca is a Master of Biological Science student at UWA, and recently supported research into the alternative protein industry with the electorate office of Lisa Baker MLA through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

5 December, 2023

Alessia supports Como Secondary College Future Leaders Program

Alessia recently contributed 100 hours to assist with the Future Leaders program at Como Secondary College through her internship.

28 November, 2023

Saloni contributes to valuable research on volunteering in WA

Saloni Singh is a Master of International Law and Master of International Relations student at UWA, who recently helped the Department of Communities research volunteering in WA through her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

21 November, 2023

Mehardeep helps make WA stories accessible for the future

Mehardeep Kaur is studying a Bachelor and Master of Economics double degree at UWA, and recently helped the State Records Office of Western Australia increase the accessibility of information through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

25 October, 2023

Elysse helps build better understanding of young people and vaping

Elysse Ralph, a third year Bachelor of Arts student at UWA, recently undertook a policy and research internship role with the Commissioner for Children and Young People through the McCusker Centre for Citizenship, helping to build a better understanding of young people’s views on vaping.

17 October, 2023