Meet the interns

A group of Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) students have been invited to intern with us for a year. Let’s meet them and see what agency life has been like so far.

  • Overall Biggest Fear: Falling up or down the stairs.
  • Average cups of coffee: 1 a day.

Masixole Dake:

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Q: What surprised you most about working at Ogilvy?

“FREE BEERS ON FRIDAYS!!! — And of course the work environment :)”

Q: If you were offered a job at Ogilvy, but you had to run naked up and down the stairs first, would you do it?

“LOL!!! Any day at 2am.”

Soleil May:

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Q: When you tell people that you are interning at Ogilvy, how do they respond?

“How fast-paced everything is and that HAPPY HOUR starts at 4pm on a Friday, AT WORK.”

Q: If you could be anyone in the agency for one day, who would it be?

“This is a tough one, in my “reality” I would have to say a little bit of every senior/junior management morphed into one.”

Kimber-Lee Basson:

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Q: What is the most embarrassing thing that HAS happened to you since being here?

“When I asked my boss where one of the staff members sit and she sat right across me. – can’t deal.”

Q: Who are you most nervous to speak to?

  • “Christine from Traffic
  • Mandy Botha from IT
  • Derek Davis (Geometry Global)”

Elory Tomboer:

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Q: What is the most embarrassing thing that COULD happen to you at Ogilvy? 

“My pants getting torn. I don’t have the best of luck with pants since primary school.”

Bulelwa Mnyango:

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Q: If you could be anyone in the agency for one day, who would it be?

“The Man Behind The Ogilvy Camera (Theo) – I’d love to experience an ad being put together.”

Q: What did you wear on your first day, and why?

“I wore smart casual because I wasn’t sure about the dress code – something I forgot to ask during my interview. (Black formal skinny pants and a blouse).”

Dalubuhle Zantsi:

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Q: If you were offered a job at Ogilvy, but you had to run naked up and down the stairs first, would you do it?

“No! I do not have a six pack for that.”

Q: What surprised you most about working at Ogilvy?

“The amount of people that smoke!”

Kaylee Joseph: 

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Q: What surprised you most about working at Ogilvy? 

“Profanity… Profanity everywhere.”

Q: If you could be someone in the agency for a day, who would it be?

“Sue Evered.”

Melikhaya Hempe: 

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Q: What did you wear on your first day, and why?

” I was wearing my white all stars, a pair of jeans and a suit, because I like mixing formal with casual. I feel comfortable and clean and I feel it represents me without saying a word.”

 

Wishing our interns all the best for the year ahead. 

Go forth and conquer!

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