The Aurora Internship Program introduces students and graduates (including mature aged) of anthropology and other social sciences (archaeology, cultural heritage, environmental management, history, human geography and sociology) to career opportunities in native title, policy development, research and social justice, all with an Indigenous focus.
The Program aims to provide assistance to theanthropology and research staff of under-resourced and over-worked Native Title Representative Bodies (NTRBs), Prescribed Bodies Corporate (PBCs) as well as to various other organisations working in these areas including Indigenous corporations, government bodies, community groups and other policy organisations.
There are two intakes for interns annually, during the summer and winter university breaks, for five to six weeks, with some flexibility for graduates. Applications open in March and August of each year.
NTRBs employ lawyers, anthropologists and other researchers, field officers and administrative staff to represent and support Indigenous communities in native title claims, advocacy and other negotiations. Other host organisations advocate policies of reconciliation and equal rights for Indigenous Australians while some provide assistance to Indigenous communities with cultural heritage activities, as well as associated business, research and
For more information and to apply visit the website at: www.auroraproject.com.au