Author: Jack Simpson From November to December 2018, I was given the opportunity to take part in an Aurora Internship at the Aboriginal Legal Service (ALS) in Wollongong for approximately 5 weeks. The Internship has been the most rewarding experience offered to me during my time at university. ALS Wollongong is located in central Wollongong […]
Author: Behshid Golshani The nine interns were up bright and early this morning for breakfast and work on Wednesday morning (Perhaps the other 8 earlier than me!). After a quick breakfast on the go we started to make our way towards the metro for our morning commute to Shanghai Tower where 8 of us are […]
By: Eloise Dibden, 4th Year Bachelor of Laws and International Development Student Many of you reading this now are probably wondering what The Aurora Project is and why completing an internship may be of interest to you. If you are unsure, (but curious) don’t worry! I was in the exact same position at the beginning […]
The International Labour Organization has released a major study by Adelaide Law School academics Professors Andrew Stewart, Rosemary Owens and Ms Anne Hewitt, together with recent graduate Irene Nikoloudakis. It evaluates the regulation of internships and other forms of work experience across 13 developed, emerging and developing nations and proposes guidelines for the establishment of […]
The Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO), the government agency responsible for enforcing the Fair Work legislation, has released an update on its approach to unpaid internships and other forms of work experience.It charts what the agency has been doing since commissioning a landmark report on the subject in 2013 from Adelaide Law School […]
Recently, Professor Andrew Stewart was invited to speak at an Interns Australia forum on the benefits and implications of unpaid internships in the Australian workplace. Click here to watch the video and for more information on this pertinent topic. Alternatively, click here for a summary of the report by Professor Stewart and Professor Rosemary Owens.