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.
The 2015 winners have now been announced!

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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.


    Congratulations to Amy Moore

    Amy will work with one of Australia’s most iconic brands, BONDS. She’ll be immersed in their marketing strategy, including ecommerce, social management, BTL promotions and publicity.

    View Amy's Entry
  • 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.


    Congratulations to Dane Heeps

    Dane gets to see what a future in building and design looks like – getting hands-on experience in construction management, design coordination and engineering processes.

    View Dane's Entry
  • 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.


    Congratulations to Melissa Lam

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

    View Melissa's Entry
  • 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 Carlin Stephenson

    Carlin will go behind the scenes of advertising at Leo Burnett. He will learn about brand management, work on a creative brief as a creative team and participate in a group brainstorming session. He’ll also attend a radio recording or TV commercial and review digital creative to learn the importance of social media.

    View Carlin's Entry
  • 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.


    Congratulations to Chelsea Large

    Chelsea gets to learn the ropes at one of Australia’s largest and most successful entertainment groups. She will see how to manage a record label, get involved with tour promotion and get a deeper understanding on the role of a music publisher.

    View Chelsea's Entry
  • 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 Kyle Broomfield

    Kyle will go behind the scenes in the production side of Nova entertainment group and the Smooth and Nova breakfast shows. He will hit the streets with Casanova street team and also attend Publicity, Promotions and Direct Sales team meetings.

    View Kyle's Entry
  • 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.


    Congratulations to Jessica Paterson

    View Jessica's Entry

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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