At Milaana we love to shine a light on socially conscious organisations who welcome student volunteers. Please welcome Alison Gray, the founder of Gifts4Good, an online shopping portal where every purchase contributes to a good cause. How did you get the idea for Gifts4Good? The inspiration came from two places: 1) I stumbled across several … More Social Enterprise Spotlight: Gifts4Good
Words by Lucy Skadins Success, Noun 1. the favourable or prosperous termination of attempts or endeavours; the accomplishment of one’s goals. 2. the attainment of wealth, position, honours, or the like. From a young age many of us learned what society defined as success. More often than not, that success came from our external … More Your Success
A few weeks ago I ventured down to the beautiful Burleigh Heads to meet with Kaylene Langford from StartUp Creative. Kaylene is young entrepreneur who recently began living the dream of “working for herself”. Her organisation, StartUp Creative, is a unique business incubator, professional development and mentoring program tailored specifically for young people. Kaylene and I … More Milaana Features: Kaylene Langford from StartUp Creative
So you’ve finally recruited your Impact Intern and they’re coming in next week! You have a list of things for them to do and a bunch of people you want them to meet but it isn’t all about what they can do for you. It is time for you to do your homework! Preparing for … More How To Prepare For Your Impact Intern
So much of the information on intern relationships is focused on what organisations are looking for in an intern but we presume you have a good idea of that already. Milaana believes Impact Interns have so much to offer your organisation but are also expecting a little bit of reward back. Here is what Impact … More What Are Impact Interns Really Looking For?
Bright and Big-Hearted students are eager to contribute to your community projects as Impact Interns! Here is why you should let them…. 1. New ideas and fresh perspective University students are great at challenging ideas and questioning traditional processes. The majority of university students are from a generation that is comfortable with change and adapt … More The Benefits Of Hiring An Impact Intern
Sophie Wood Age: 21 Country: Australia University: Griffith University Gold Coast Studying: Marketing and Journalism Area of Interest: Blogging, social enterprise and marketing for social change Hobbies: Reading, writing and blogging Briefly describe yourself and tell us something a little quirky. Hi I’m Sophie! I am a marketing and journalism student studying at Griffith … More Hero Profile – Sophie!
Milaana was finally able to start spreading it’s wings amongst South East QLD’s students during our pilot Awareness Campaign during the first week of the university semester! We visited three campuses over three mornings to join in their o-week festivities at the end of Frebraury and had a blast while sharing Milaana’s message and vision. … More Milaana’s O-Week Adventures!
Maria Veronica Cazut Age: 30 Country: Argentina University: The University of QLD Studying: Master in Communication for Social Change Area of Interest: Community development Hobbies: Cooking, playing the guitar and learning new stuff Describe yourself. Where your from, what your doing, what your dreams are and something quirky! My name is … More Hero Profile – Veronica!