Meet our CareerTrackers interns

Through our commitment to reconciliation, IAG provides internship opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander university students. Learn more about our CareerTrackers interns below.

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CT Intern Where are you from and who’s your mob? Where and what are you studying? What are you working on within IAG? Any future dreams and ambitions?
Angus Cameron

Petersham, Sydney, NSW.

My mob is the Gamilaraay

I am currently studying a Bachelor of Arts and Communications (Cultural Studies) at the University of Technology Sydney. I am currently working on Cultural and Leadership sprints and completing my on-boarding training. I want to finish my university degree and travel overseas.
Jessica Clare

Brisbane, QLD

My mob is the Worimi.

Bachelor of Business Majoring in Public Relations at the Queensland University of Technology. I am working within the CGU Brand, Events and Sponsorship team and I am currently working on the Move in May Project.
Shen’e Clemments

Ingham, North QLD

Lives on the Gold Coast, QLD

My mob is the Kalkadoon.

Bachelor of Business Majoring in Advertising and Public Relations at the Queensland University of Technology.

I am currently working within Group Shared Value.

Where I am building our community partnerships and creating a case study on a resilient community to gain further insight into community connectedness.

My dream is to change the perception of how Indigenous people are viewed in the society, by improving our statistics and understanding our culture. A goal that I have currently is to gain as much knowledge and experience I can perhaps on an international level.
Alan Daly

La Perouse, Sydney, NSW.

My mob is the Dharawal.

Bachelor of Business Majoring in Accounting at the University of Technology Sydney. I am currently working on matching payments, debits and credits within the Accounting Operations Team. To obtain a corporate career.
Casey Hammond

Mount Isa, North-West QLD

Lives in Brisbane, QLD

My mob is the Alaywarre.

Bachelor of Business Majoring in International Business and Public Relations at the Queensland University of Technology. I am working across IAG’s Group Corporate Affairs Team. Where I assisted with the rollout of Yammer to 10,000 employees and launched IAG’s 2nd RAP. My ambition is to create a connection between people either through a career in public relations or as an aviator.
Lachlan Jackson

Brisbane, QLD

My mob is the Noonuccal.

Bachelor of Justice at the Queensland University of Technology.

I am working within the Customer Relations Team in Australian Business Division.

Where I review and investigate Home and Motor claims.

To graduate university with degrees in both Business and Justice. I also want to travel the world and to secure an influential job with a successful company.
Anne-Marie Forrest

Perth, WA

My mobs are the Noongar and the Wongutha.

Bachelor of Law/Commerce at Murdoch University.

 

I am working within the Reinsurance team.

Reinsurance is the practice of insurers transferring portions of risk portfolios to other parties by some form of agreement in order to reduce the likelihood of having to pay a large obligation resulting from an insurance claim.

I would eventually love to work with the Reinsurance Team in Sydney Office. I also want to contribute more to a volunteering service at an international capacity, especially at the Calais Jungle Refugee Camp in France. Travelling to South America is also on my list.
Michael Mieni

Western Sydney, NSW

My mob’s are the Wangkumara and the Ngemba

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Majoring in – Business Information Systems Management at the University of Technology Sydney.

 

I am working within the Australian Consumer Division IT team.

Working on a Co-Browsing project which will give the frontline web-chat teams the ability to provide an additional service to view and help customer’s complete actions.

My dream and ambition is to increase the number of Indigenous students in university. I currently volunteer at the UTS Indigenous Unit Jumbunna to which I facilitate and mentor students from high-school in Jumbunna’s outreach program.
Dean Parata

Gold Coast, QLD.

My mob is the Gurang Gurang.

Human Services at Macquarie University. I am working within the Sponsorship Team where I’m conducting a competitor analysis and creating ideas for intangible products. Have a big family and develop closer relationships.
Samuel Rasmussen

Wollondilly, NSW

My mob is the Dharawal

Bachelor of Arts Majoring in History, Politics and Philosophy at the University of Wollongong.

I am working within the External Partners team.

I have been working on a compliance project with a government regulatory body that helps me to understand legislated markets and communications between government and the business sector.

My greatest dream would be to conduct the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra however the halls of government are going to be my mainstay for the time being.
Rhyann Roberts

Kempsey, NSW

My mob is Dunghutti

Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) at the University of Newcastle. I am working with CGU’s motor claims department, gaining knowledge of the motor claim department. I have been working on first instruction claims and validations. I have a future goal of working within a community health organisation. I would also love to research the cultural awareness of social skills and language development of Indigenous children
Jesse Savage

Brisbane, QLD

I am Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander. My mob is the Bidjara tribe from the Eastern Islands of the Torres Strait

I am currently studying a Bachelor of Business Majoring in Finance at the Queensland University of Technology.

I am working within CGU’s Liability Underwriting Team, learning the process and skills of a liability underwriter.

 

To build a successful career pathway within IAG.

 

Justin Welfare

Brisbane, QLD

My mob is the Yorta Yorta from the Murray River

Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Secondary Teaching (Business & Humanities) at Australian Catholic University.

I am working within the Strategy, Brand and Risk team formulating a Go-To-Market Strategy.

 

My future dream is to be the first Indigenous Prime Minister of Australia. I also want to make a difference and to change as many Indigenous lives for the better.
Kayla Whitten

Boolaroo, NSW

My mobs are the Kamilaroi and Wonnarua.

I am currently studying a Bachelor of Social Science Majoring in Community Services and Human Welfare

I am working within the Leader Team within Business Optimisation.

 

Become a Social Worker and change the lives of children and their families. I want to travel to less fortunate communities around Australia to help rebuild their lives and their communities.
Jackson Whiting

Blacktown, NSW

My mobs are the Darug and the Wiradjuri

I am currently studying a Bachelor of Commerce with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Entrepreneurship and International Business. I am working within CGU’s Construction and Engineering Underwriting Team, learning “the ropes” of general processing and underwriting. This might sound ambitious but I would love to be the CEO of IAG one day (Sorry Peter). Then maybe switch over to politics and try to become the Prime Minister of Australia (I feel like this is my long term goal).