2022 Associates Program

Employer Ogilvy
Location Chicago, NYC, Denver, Washington, DC
Type Full time
Apply by January 3, 2022
Posted on November 15, 2021


Ogilvy is looking for the next generation of leaders, innovators, and curious minds. Those who dare to play, who never stop learning and value ideas over egos. Your own curiosity has gotten you this far; now see if it can earn you a spot at Ogilvy.

Please note: The application deadline is January 03, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

The Associates Program:

As a talent pipeline for future leaders of the business, the Associates Program provides the opportunity to explore and hone skills throughout an 18-month rotational program. Associates are placed in three 6-month rotations lasting from September 2022 until February 2024. Rotation opportunities can include a variety of expert groups offered at Ogilvy, including but not limited to (subject to change and dependent on location):

  • Account Management/Client Services
  • Analytics
  • Information Architecture/UX
  • Media
  • New Business
  • Production
  • Program Management
  • Publiic Relations
  • Social
  • Strategy/Planning
  • Technnology

Please note: The Associates Program does not offer rotation placements within the creative craft (i.e. art direction or copywriting). Interested in creative opportunities? Please visit ogilvy.com/careers and search for creative-production internships.

The program is offered in the following four locations:

  • New York
  • Chicago
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Denver

How to Apply:

Current undergraduate seniors are eligible to apply.

To be considered for the program, you must submit the following:

  • Resume
  • Answers to the two writing prompts (500 words max per question)

The writing prompts are as follows and can be completed within the application:

Prompt 1: Jumbo shrimp, silent scream, civil war. In 500 words or less, share an oxymoron and how it resonates with you.

Prompt 2: Batman and Robin; Bonnie and Clyde. In 500 words or less, describe your own dynamic duo and specifically the critical attributes your teammate would possess to complement your own.

Failure to submit any of these documents will result in your exclusion for consideration from the program.

You can return to your candidate profile at any time before the application deadline of Jan. 03 and update your candidate information and resume attachment to this section via the Dashboard. However, do not skip ahead to look at the entire application. Once you hit “submit” on any of the pages, you cannot return to the previous page.


Please note: You must be a current senior in your undergraduate studies (graduating in Winter 2021 or Spring 2022) in order to be eligible to apply.

Apply here.