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Anna Stewart
Memorial  Internship


The Anna Stewart Memorial Project internships are open to women or non-binary folk living or working in the ACT who are a financial member of an affiliated union or have a history of membership of an affiliated union (we support unemployed and underemployed workers too!).

Additional weighting will be given to women working in industries with high rates of gender-based discrimination and exploitation, and high rates of occupational violence.

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A two week paid internship with the Canberra union movement for three young women or non binary folk.

We Are Union Women is a feminist, unionist, anti-racist activist network campaigning for social change, justice and to build the union movement’s ability to win on issues intensified by the patriarchy.

As a part of our campaign we are opening applications to union women and non-binary folk to participate in the Anna Stewart Memorial Project. 

You will get first-hand experience working with various unions in the ACT to help us learn about how to actively work towards gender equality through unionism. 

UnionsACT is dedicated to empowering progressive future feminist leaders to acquire direct experience with and exposure to the union movement's work to build a better future for all, and change the rules for working women everywhere.


Apply by 9am Monday 5 August 2019.

The internship takes place over 2 weeks from 2 -13 September 2019 and is full-time (30 hours per week).

Financial aspects

This is a paid internship, and interns will be employed as a casual employee of UnionsACT under our EBA.

Further information

Email CV and a cover letter answering the following questions to:

Please answer:

1. Where you currently work/study;

2. Are you a member of your union or do you have a history of membership, which one, and why did you join?

3. What is your connection or with your union or what other social justice networks and organising to do you participate in?

4. Why you would like to participate in this internship; 

5. What feminism and unionism mean to you / how they intersect;

6. What main issues you think women face at work;

7. What you hope to achieve and learn by participating in this internship.

Do you have any questions? 

Email us:


5 AUGUST 2019

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