This amazing experience offers Victorian Year 10 and 11 students the
opportunity to spend a week immersed in some of Australia’s top companies.
The winner for each company has been announced.
This amazing experience offers Victorian Year 10 and 11 students the
opportunity to spend a week immersed in some of Australia’s top companies.
The winner for each company has been announced.
work placement winners
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
For each company, the five best
candidates were shortlisted based on their
submission for a placement at their
chosen Work Experience of a Lifetime
There are five People's Choice winners - each
shortlisted as a finalist for their chosen
company. They also received an iPad Air.
Five finalists were shortlisted for a
placement for their chosen
Work Experience of a Lifetime
Congratulations to all the winners.
COMPETITION HAS CLOSED
The competition may be closed but you can still view and share all of the amazing student entries. Thank you to all those who participated and congratulations to the winners.
Entries Open: 12 May
Competition Closes: 6 June 3:00 PM
People’s Choice Voting Closes: 10 June 9:00 AM
Winners Announcement: 17 June
Work Experience Placement: W/C 30 June or W/C 7 July
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"WORK EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME" PROMOTIONTERMS AND CONDITIONS Eligibility Criteria
1. Entry is only open to Australian residents enrolled in Year 10 or Year 11 at any secondary school (public or private) in Victoria that are available to participate in a work experience placement sometime between 30/06/2014 and 11/07/2014, on the exact dates determined by the Promoter.
2. Entrants under 18 years old must have parental/guardian approval to enter and further, the parent/guardian of the entrant must read and consent to these Terms and Conditions. Parents/guardians may be required by the Promoter to enter into a further agreement as evidence of consent to the minor entering this promotion.
3. Employees (and their immediate families) of the Promoter and agencies associated with this promotion are ineligible to enter. Immediate family means any of the following: spouse, ex-spouse, de-facto spouse, child or step-child (whether natural or by adoption), parent, step-parent, grandparent, step-grandparent, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, brother, sister, step-brother, step-sister or 1st cousin.
4. Entries open on 12/05/2014 and entries close at 3:00pm AEST on 06/06/2014 (“Entry Period”).
5. To enter, eligible entrants must complete the following steps during the Entry Period:
A. Review Work Experience Placements:
a) visit www.vuworkexperience.com.au and follow the prompts to the ‘Work Experience of a Lifetime’ page; and
b) view the companies offering a work experience placement as a part of this promotion (“Work Experience Placement”) and the requirements/job descriptions for each Work Experience Placement;
B. Create an Application: create an original and creative short video, photograph or image/drawing that demonstrates why they would be a suitable candidate for their chosen Work Experience Placement (“Video/Photo Application”). For example, eligible entrants who are interested in doing a Work Experience Placement with a marketing company may submit a video/photograph of a mock campaign, etc.;
C. Submit an Entry:
a) visit www.vuworkexperience.com.au and follow the prompts to the promotional entry page;
b) complete the entry form with all of the requested details (including their full name, D.O.B, telephone number, a valid email address, the secondary school they are attending, and their school year level (i.e. either Year 10 or Year 11);
c) select the Work Experience Placement they would like to participate in;
d) upload their Video/Photo Application to the entry form;
e) explain in fifty (50) words or less why they would be a suitable candidate for their chosen Work Experience Placement (“ Written Application”); and
f) submit the fully completed entry form.
Each entrant warrants to the Promoter that the Video/Photo Application and Written Application submitted are both original and creative works of the entrant that do not infringe on the rights of any third party. The content featured in each Application must comply with the provisions contained in clause 34.
Uploaded files must be submitted in JPEG, GIF or PNG format for photo entries or as an HTTP link from YouTube or Vimeo for video entries, and files must not exceed 3MB file size.
6. Entries will then be divided into the following five (5) groups, based on the Work Experience Placement selected on the entrant’s entry form: 1) Honda; 2) Leo Burnett; 3) Nova; 4) Mushroom Group and 5) The Just Group.
7. Entrants will then have their Video/Photo Application uploaded onto www.vuworkexperience.com.au for public voting. All Video/Photo Applications will be reviewed by the Promoter for compliance with these Terms and Conditions prior to being uploaded. Entries that contain prohibited or inappropriate content, or are otherwise in breach of these Terms and Conditions, as determined by the Promoter, will at the discretion of the Promoter be removed from the website. In addition, any entrant that submits such content will not be eligible to win. For the sake of clarity, the Promoter will only upload the entrant’s Video/Photo Application. Written Applications will not be uploaded for public viewing/voting.
8. The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and entrants (including an entrant’s identity, age, secondary school and year level) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Conditions of Entry or who tampers with the entry process. Errors and omissions will be accepted at the Promoter's discretion. Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.
9. Incomplete or indecipherable entries will be deemed invalid.
10. Multiple entries permitted, subject to the following: (a) only (1) entry permitted per person per Work Experience Placement; (b) each entry must be substantially unique; (b) each entry must be submitted separately and in accordance with entry requirements.
11. Voting commences on 12/05/2014 and closes at 9:00am AEST on 10/06/2014 (“Voting Period”).
12. Voting is only open to residents of Australia.
13. To vote, individuals must complete the following steps during the Voting Period:
a) visit www.vuworkexperience.com.au;
b) follow the prompts to the voting gallery contained on the ‘Work Experience of a Lifetime’ Application;
c) click the “vote” button corresponding to the Video/Photo Application they determine to be the most original, creative, and deserving of the Work Experience Placement they are entering/applying for; and
d) follow the prompts to input a valid email address in order to valid their vote.
14. No prize/reward will be awarded for the act of voting.
15. The Promoter reserves the right, at any time: (a) to invalidate any votes which it reasonably suspects have been submitted using false, incorrect, fraudulent or misleading information, including but not limited to personal details and contact information and/or votes that have been submitted through the use of multiple identities, email addresses or accounts, including but not limited to social networking accounts; and/or (b) to disqualify any entrant (or invalidate his/her entry) that the Promoter reasonably suspects has paid, bartered or offered payment or other consideration to another person in exchange for votes or has otherwise encouraged or procured any person to submit votes contrary to these Conditions of Entry.
16. Multiple votes permitted, subject to the following: (a) only one (1) vote permitted per Video/Photo Application (i.e. entry) per person per day; and (b) each vote must be submitted separately and in accordance with voting requirements. For the sake of clarity, individuals are eligible to submit multiple votes for a particular Video/Photo Application, however, they are only eligible to submit one (1) vote in respect to that Video/Photo Application per day.
Determination Of Semi-Finalists
17. This is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the Semi-Finalists or Finalists. The entries received for each Work Experience Placement will be individually judged against all other entries received for that Work Experience Placement, based on the originality, literary merit, and creative merit of the Video/Photo Application and Written Application, the entrant’s passion for their selected Work Experience Placement, and the suitability of the entrant for that Work Experience Placement. The judges may select additional reserve entries for each Work Experience Placement, which they determine to be the next best, and record them in order of merit, in case of an invalid entry or ineligible entrant.
18. The one (1) valid entry to receive the highest number of votes for each Work Experience Placement at the end of the Voting Period will be shortlisted for that Work Experience Placement and will be awarded an Apple iPad Air 32GB Wi-Fi (“People’s Choice Semi-Finalist”). For the sake of clarity, there will be one (1) People’s Choice Semi-Finalist for each Work Experience Placement.
19. In addition to the above, the best four (4) best valid entries received for each Work Experience Placement (excluding the People’s Choice Semi-Finalist entries), as determined by the judges, will also be shortlisted for the relevant Work Experience Placement (“Judge’s Semi-Finalists”).
20. For the sake of clarity, there will be a total of five (5) Semi-Finalists for each Work Experience Placement.
Determination Of Finalists
21. The five (5) Semi Finalist entries for each Work Experience Placement will then be judged against each other, based on the criteria outlined in clause 17 above. The best Semi-Finalist for each Work Experience Placement, as determined by the judges, will be selected to participate in that Work Experience Placement (“Finalists”).
22. Each Finalist will be notified by telephone and email, and their names will be published online at www.vuworkexperience.com.au on 17/06/2014.
Work Experience Placements
23. Each Finalist will be awarded a work experience position at their chosen Work Experience Placement. The exact role and responsibilities for each Work Experience Placement will be determined by the company hosting the Work Experience Placement, and are as outlined on the relevant company’s job description. Each Finalist will be compensated with a minimum payment of $5 per day for the duration of their Work Experience Placement, with the exact value of the payment being determined by each respective company.
24. Any costs incurred by any Finalist in participating in their Work Experience Placement, including but not limited to transport to/from the company each day, any accommodation costs, items of a personal nature, and any other ancillary costs will be the responsibility of each Finalist and will not be borne by the Promoter or the company at which the Work Experience Placement is being hosted.
25. The Work Experience Placements will take place sometime between 30/06/2014 and 11/07/2014, with the exact time and location of each Work Experience Placement being determined by the Promoter and the relevant company offering the Work Experience Placement, in agreement with the Finalist. In the event an agreement cannot be reached, the Promoter reserves the right to determine the time and location of the Work Experience Placement in its absolute discretion.
26. Finalists agree that for the duration of their Work Experience Placement they will not engage in conduct of an immoral, scandalous or illegal nature (including but not limited to abuse of alcohol, drugs or other substances) that is likely to have an adverse effect on the reputation of the Promoter or the company at which they are undertaking the Experience, or bring the Promoter and/or that company into disrepute.
27. Finalists acknowledge that participation in, and completion of, the Work Experience Placement does not in any way guarantee that they will be offered, or provided with, an employment position at the company at which they undertake the Work Experience Placement. The Promoter and the other participating companies are not obliged in any way to offer or provide any employment opportunities to any Finalist.
28. Information on how to enter and the Work Experience Placements form part of these Terms and Conditions. Participation in this promotion is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
29. The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
30. ‘iPad’ is a trademark of Apple Inc. Apple Inc. is not a participant in or sponsor of this promotion.
31. If for any reason a Finalist does not take/redeem a Work Experience Placement at/by the time stipulated by the Promoter, then the Work Experience Placement will be forfeited.
32. If any Work Experience Placement is unavailable, the Promoter, in its discretion, reserves the right to substitute the Work Experience Placement with a Work Experience Placement to the equal specification.
33. Work Experience Placements are not transferable or exchangeable, unless otherwise specified.
34. Entrants agree that they are fully responsible for any materials they submit via the promotion including but not limited to Video/Photo Applications and Written Applications (“Content”). The Promoter shall not be liable in any way for such Content to the full extent permitted by law. The Promoter may remove or decline to publish any Content without notice for any reason whatsoever. Entrants warrant and agree that.
(a) they will not submit any Content that is unlawful or fraudulent, or that the Promoter may deem in breach of any intellectual property, privacy, publicity or other rights, defamatory, obscene, derogatory, pornographic, sexually inappropriate, violent, abusive, harassing, threatening, objectionable with respect to race, religion, origin or gender, not suitable for children aged under 15, or otherwise unsuitable for publication;
(b) their Content shall not contain viruses or cause injury or harm to any person or entity;
(c) they will obtain prior consent from any person or from the owner(s) of any property that appears in their Content;
(d) the Content is the original artistic/literary work of the entrant that does not infringe the rights of any third party;
(e) they consent to any use of the Content which may otherwise infringe the Content creator’s/creators’ moral rights pursuant to the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) and warrant that they have the full authority to grant these rights; and
(f) they will comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including without limitation, those governing copyright, content, defamation, privacy, publicity and the access or use of others' computer or communication systems.
Without limiting any other terms herein, the entrant agrees to indemnify the Promoter for any breach of the above terms.
35. As a condition of entering this promotion, each entrant licenses and grants the Promoter, its affiliates and sub-licensees a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, and sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish and display their entry (which shall include Content) for any purpose, including but not limited to future promotional, marketing or publicity purposes, in any media, without compensation, restriction on use, attribution or liability.
36. If this promotion is interfered with in any way or is not capable of being conducted as reasonably anticipated due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter, including but not limited to technical difficulties, unauthorised intervention or fraud, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to the fullest extent permitted by law (a) to disqualify any entrant; or (b) to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the promotion, as appropriate.
37. By entering this promotion, entrants agree (in the event they are a Finalist) to participate in any media interview/s as organised by the Promoter. Entrants consent to the Promoter using their name, likeness, image and/or voice in the event they are a Finalist (including photograph, film and/or recording of the same) in any media for an unlimited period without remuneration for the purpose of promoting this promotion (including any outcome), and promoting any products manufactured, distributed and/or supplied by the Promoter.
38. Any cost associated with accessing the promotional website delete is the entrant/voter’s responsibility and is dependent on the Internet service provider used.
39. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limits, excludes or modifies or purports to limit, exclude or modify the statutory consumer guarantees as provided under the Competition and Consumer Act, as well as any other implied warranties under the ASIC Act or similar consumer protection laws in the State and Territories of Australia (“Non-Excludable Guarantees”). Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, including the Non-Excludable Guarantees, the Promoter (including its respective officers, employees and agents) excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of the promotion.
40. Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, including the Non-Excludable Guarantees, the Promoter (including its respective officers, employees and agents) is not responsible for and excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of: (a) any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under the Promoter’s control); (b) any theft, unauthorised access or third party interference; (c) any entry that is late, lost, altered, damaged or misdirected (whether or not after their receipt by the Promoter) due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter; (d) if any Work Experience Placement is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter; (e) any tax liability incurred by a Finalist or entrant; or (f) participation in a Work Experience Placement.
41. As a condition of accepting a Work Experience Placement, each Finalist must sign any legal documentation as and in the form required by the Promoter and/or prize suppliers in their absolute discretion, including but not limited to a legal release and indemnity form. In the event a Finalist is under the age of 18, a nominated parent/legal guardian of such person will be required to sign the legal documentation required under this clause on their behalf.
43. The Promoter is Victoria University (ABN 83 776 954 731) of PO Box 14428 Melbourne, Victoria, 8001 Australia.