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2018 Summer Internship Program - Chicago

2018 Summer Internship Program - Chicago

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We're aiming to build a company of giants. We're not looking for giant egos, only giant thinkers. Your curiosity has gotten you this far; now see if it can earn you a spot as an Ogilvy Titan. 


Please note: The application deadline is January 15, 2018. 


The Summer Internship Program:

Ogilvy Summer Interns will learn the marketing communications industry by supporting a team and participating in an ongoing intern project. Summer Interns will also participate in a weekly lunch and learn series designed to expose them to different areas of Ogilvy.


How to Apply:

To be considered for the program, you must complete the following application and upload your resume, the answers to the following two prompts, your preferred track, and two letters of reference (educational or professional). Failure to upload any of these documents will result in your exclusion for consideration from the program.Please make sure both prompts are 500 words or less.


Prompt 1: Who is Mather? Come up with an interesting, fictional story about who David Ogilvy's partner, Mather was. Use your imagination.

Prompt 2: Advancements in technology are changing the way we work. Describe a recently launched app or website and explain why someone in our industry should pay attention to it.


  • Self-motivated, self-starter
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Willingness and ability to work collaboratively

You must be a current college junior or senior to apply and be available for the full ten-week internship from June to August 2018.


To qualify for consideration, the following documents are required as attachments:

  • Resume
  • Answers to both prompts (please upload as a PDF)
  • Preferred track (Account Management, Planning, or Creative) on the bottom of essay prompt documents
  • 2 letters of reference (educational or professional, please upload as attachments)