LtoR. David Reid (Swinburne), Professor Andrew Gunstone (Swinburne), Manon Pietra (PHD Media),
Fiona Wilson (Swinburne), and Simon Lawson (PHD Media)
The Australian arm of one of the worlds leading advertising agency groups Omnicom, with annual turnover in excess of $15 billion (US), has taken a sector leading approach here in Australia to the issue of reconciliation.
Having drafted a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) for all Omnicom agencies in Australia they are moving forward with educational initiatives, working in New South Wales with the University of Wollongong and today have progressed discussions with Swinburne University to draft an approach for Victoria.
LtoR: Yuki Kojima, Senior Relationships Manager, Professional Placements (Swinburne),
Leah Champion, Talent Development Director (Cummins&Partners) and David Reid (Swinburne).
Swinburne University of Technology has signed a 'Professional Internship' agreement with renowned Melbourne Advertising Agency Cummins&Partners which will see two Swinburne students undertake semester long part time internships at the leading Melbourne agency in Semester Two 2017. The chosen interns will receive academic credit at Swinburne University whilst undertaking a unique bespoke internship program entitled 'Industry Igniter' where they will move through various agency departments over the 3 month experience. Deadline for Swinburne students wishing to apply (via Professional Placements) is Thursday 13th July 2017.