2017 New York Summer Internship Program

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.

The Internship Program

Ogilvy Summer Interns will learn the marketing communications industry by supporting a team, like an apprenticeship. That means doing anything that moves the project forward or helps your team. You will participate in a a training program and ongoing project with other interns which is designed to challenge and supplement your day to day learning.


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

How to Apply

You must be a college junior to apply.You must be available for the full 10 week internship from June to August 2017. The application deadline is January 16, 2017.

To apply, create a profile on careers.ogilvy.com and then submit the following items:

(Hint, if it’s not all ther when you apply, you won’t be considered. Has something to do with attention to detail)

1. Resume

2. Two letters of reference (professional or educational)

3. Writing exercise – answers to both of the following prompts in 500 words or less (each)

Prompt 1: When Shakespeare said, “Sweet are the uses of adversity,” he meant that sometimes good could come from bad. Write about an experience when something good resulted from something that, at first, seemed bad.

Prompt 2: If hired as an intern at Ogilvy, what mark would you leave [on the company]?

4. Review and submit

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