We’re aiming to build a company of innovators. We’re looking for relentless curiosity and pervasive creativity. Your own curiosity has gotten you this far; now see if it can earn you a spot as an Associate at Ogilvy.
*Please note: The application deadline is January 21, 2019.
The Chicago Associates Program:
Ogilvy Associates will learn and be immersed in the marketing communications industry. You will have the opportunity to explore different areas of Ogilvy during the 12-month rotational program.
Associates will rotate through Account/Program Management, Strategy, and Social.
What We Need From You:
We want to see how you tick, what you’re passionate about, and above all, your creativity. Below you will find our two essay prompts. Answer these questions however you see fit (just make sure it’s authentically you).
Prompt 1: “Everything you’ve ever wanted to be is on the other side of fear” - George Addair. Tell us about a fear that you’ve overcome and how it’s made you into the person you are today.
Prompt 2: “43% of millennials rank authenticity over content when consuming media” (Forbes, 2015). In an increasingly saturated advertising world, give us an example of a brand that uses authenticity when selling their products.
Please note: Each prompt response must be 500 words or less.
You must be a graduating senior to apply to the 2019 Associates Program which will begin in September 2019.
To qualify for consideration, the following documents are required (without these your application cannot be considered):
Please upload letters of reference as a PDF by clicking on "Update your Profile". You should upload them as "Additional Documents". This section is beneath the resume upload section.