Volunteers / Research Students
Volunteers and tertiary-level students are welcome to apply to be involved in a project related to our vision and mission, and applicable to one of our program activities. Look at the Opportunities section below and ask us for a project briefing document with more details. Contact us if you have an idea you'd like to discuss with us.
Academically qualified staff from HCR will only supervise or co-supervise graduate research directly associated with an HCR program or activity. Past examples for honours or masters theses or projects include: a feasibility study, a major literature review, an evaluation of a community-based radio project, development of a training product.
- Literature review of participatory communication activities in Indigenous communities in rural and remote areas (Suited to research student)
- Develop a series of short radio features from interviews that have been broadcast on community radio (Volunteer but could be strengthened for a research project)
- Research content for priority topics identified by a health professional working in a remote setting; write a 60-second radio script for the health professional to present; record the professional; edit and produce the audio; package and distribute the product to community radio stations. (Suited to a volunteer but could be strengthened for a research project)
- Digitally edit and prepare for broadcast short radio products recorded in workshops (Suited to a volunteer)
- Write funding grants (Suited to a volunteer)
- Work Placement: For final year undergraduate or master's level university students with course-related work experience or workplace requirements. Locations depend on a variety of circumstances. More information here.
Got an idea you'd like to discuss with us? Use our contact page to email a short introduction of yourself, your idea for a placement or a project, or to request a briefing paper for a current opportunity.