Carat Perth makes first hire from inaugural WA Dentsu intern program

Carat Perth has made its first hire from its inaugural WA Dentsu intern program, in partnership with the University of Western Australia.

The announcement:

Jim Groves, Managing Director Carat Perth, announced today the agency had made its first hire from the inaugural WA Dentsu intern program in partnership with the University of Western Australia.

The UWA Dentsu Placement Program caters for UWA Marketing Department students. The program is about establishing a series of work experiences in a media and communications network business, allowing undergraduate and postgraduate marketing students the opportunity to experience the theory and best practice that drives media, creative services and platform and technology pillars in a marketing services organisation.

Mae Dolan joins the Carat team this month and said about her academic and internship experience: ‘In 2021 I completed my studies at the University of Western Australia, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Political Science and International Relations and a Master of Marketing. During my time at UWA I was given the opportunity to Intern with Carat where I found particular interest in the digital media space. I am currently a Client Associate working in the digital team, with a specific focus on SEO and SEM tactics and analytics.’

Janine Harvey Senior Marketing Manager, UWA, said about the program: “UWA is focused on providing career ready learning in core humanities and commerce programs, and our Dentsu intern program allows our students to broaden the learning and skills application base through participative experiences in a live environment. We are delighted to see one of our brightest talents, Mae Dolan, take the first step on this program taking her into her workplace career.

The Dentsu intern program is a key step in re-establishing entry level opportunities in the workplace for emerging talent, based on the success of the 2021 internship program, the program will be running again in H2 2022.

Source: Carat media release


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