Work Experience of a Life time entries open on the 4th of May 2015

Work Experience of a Lifetime offers Victorian Year 10 and 11 students the
chance to be immersed in one of Australia's top companies for a week.

Entries for 2015's Work Experience of a Lifetime have now closed - but you can still
vote for your favourite entries.

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Work Placements

2015

Work Placements

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  • Bonds

    Bonds has been helping Aussies be at their comfiest best for 100 years. We're for everyone from sheep shearers to surfers, babies to bloggers and everyone in between. Makers of iconic products such as the Chesty Bonds Singlet, Guy Front Trunks, Hipsters and Wondersuits, designed locally and sold internationally, we stand for good quality, comfy products that make people look good and feel great every day.


    The Role

    Would you like to work on one of Australia’s iconic brands? If you have a love of marketing and want to get to know more about brand management, this is a role for you. You’ll get to experience all elements of the Bonds marketing strategy including ecommerce, social management, BTL promotions and publicity.

  • Hacer Group

    Hacer Group is one of Australia’s leading building design and construction companies. Since its establishment in 2000 Hacer Group has completed numerous award-winning retail, residential and commercial projects, and is well-known for building excellence and innovation.


    The Role

    Spend 5 days onsite with Hacer Group and get hands-on experience in construction management, design coordination and engineering processes. If you see a future in building and design, this is for you!

    The Winner of the Hacer Group work experience placement is required to attain a Construction Induction Card prior to the work placement. This one day course will be paid for by Victoria University. The Construction Induction card lasts a lifetime, so it’s a great thing to get your hands on if you are interested in the industry.

  • HM Group

    A group dedicated to meaningful design, communications, production, art and publishing.

    Divisions of HM Group include award-winning full-service agency HM., online design publication fluoro, arts collective John Smith and eco-friendly stationary range Wrapped.


    The Role

    For five days you will work across HM Group’s diverse range of award-wining brands in the design, marketing and publishing industries, offering support to the creative team.

  • Leo Burnett

    Global Advertising Agency Leo Burnett continues to be ranked as one of the top five advertising agencies in the world. In Melbourne, the agency represents a vast list of clients including Slurpee, Nintendo, SPC and Peters Ice Cream.


    The Role

    You will learn about brand management, attend a creative briefing and brainstorming session, attend a sound recording and mixing session for radio or TV commercial and review digital creative to learn the importance of social media.

  • Mushroom Group

    Since starting in 1973, Mushroom has become Australia’s largest and most successful independent music and entertainment group. With a collective of almost two dozen specialist brands, they manage international and domestic touring, record labels, merchandising, music publishing, film and television.


    The Role

    Spend 5 days learning the ropes in one of Australia’s largest and most successful entertainment groups. If you’re interested in a career working behind the scenes at a record label / tour promoter / music publisher, this one’s for you.

  • Nova

    Nova Entertainment is Australia's fastest growing entertainment company with interests all across the media industry. As one of the media industry's most innovative companies, Nova Entertainment's mission is to create content that is loved and shared by audiences, wherever they are.


    The Role

    Get a behind-the-scenes look at the production side of Nova entertainment group and the Smooth and Nova breakfast shows, hit the streets with Casanova Street team and sit in on Publicity, Promotions and Direct Sales team meetings.

  • Quest

    Since launching in 1988, Quest has emerged as one of the largest and most successful serviced apartment brands in Australasia. Today, Quest Serviced Apartments has over 150 properties in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji, and is a multi-award winner in the tourism industry.

2014
Work Placements

  • Leo Burnett

    Global Advertising Agency Leo Burnett continues to be ranked as one of the top five advertising agencies in the world. In Melbourne, the agency represents a vast list of clients including Slurpee, Nintendo, SPC and Peters Ice Cream.


    Congratulations to Noah Churches

    Noah learned about brand management, attended a creative briefing, brainstorming session and got hands on with his own brief, attended a sound recording and mixing session for radio or TV commercial, and reviewed digital creative to learn the importance of social media.

    Watch Noah's Experience
  • Honda

    Globally, Honda is the largest engine manufacturer, a leader in automotive research and development. Honda’s focus on clever thinking and joyful design inspires creative and innovative products that enhance mobility and benefit society.


    Congratulations to Mike Schumann

    Mike worked with the Honda Communications Department to get a true understanding of what integrated marketing looks like in the real world. He attended meetings with Honda's creative agency and learned about the TV, radio, print and digital production process.

    Watch Mike's Experience
  • Mushroom Group

    Starting in 1973, Mushroom Group has become Australia’s largest and most successful independent music and entertainment group. With a collective of near two dozen specialist brands, they are involved in international and domestic touring, record labels, merchandising, music publishing, film and television production.


    Congratulations to Anet McClintock

    Anet sat in on record label, promotions and publishing planning meetings, reviewed a CD for a discussion at a creative synchronisation meeting, created and uploaded content for website and social media promotions and observed a music video editing process.

    Watch Anet's Experience
  • Nova

    Nova Entertainment is Australia's fastest growing entertainment company with interests all across the media industry. As one of the media industry's most innovative companies, Nova Entertainment's mission is to create content that is loved and shared by audiences, wherever they are.


    Congratulations to Elisa Tohi

    Elisa got a behind the scenes look at the production side of Nova entertainment group and the Smooth and Nova breakfast shows, hit the streets with Casanova Street team and sat in on Publicity, Promotions and Direct Sales team meetings.

    Watch Elisa's Experience
  • The Just Group

    The Just Group has become a fashion empire in Australia with brands like Just Jeans, Jacqui E, Jay Jays, Portmans, Peter Alexander, Dotti, and Smiggle as part of their folio. Just Group operates in over 1,000 retail outlets across Australia, New Zealand, England and Singapore.


    Congratulations to Rosette Davin

    Rosette got a behind the scenes look at one of Australia’s fashion empires, reviewed fashion blogs and got to review the latest trends of the fashion industry

    Watch Rosette's Experience

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