Wunderman Z Academy

The UT Dallas Marketing Area is excited to offer its students access to the exclusive Z Academy program established by Wunderman to identify top talent with the right cultural fit. Z Academy looks for students who are full of energy, open to new experiences and are expert consumers of digital communications. Participants are not interns; they are burgeoning professionals with skills Wunderman wants.

Z Academy marries the digital talents of these aspiring marketers with the marketing prowess of our most seasoned executives. And it works because of the reciprocal learning relationship between students and their mentors.

Who is Wunderman?

Wunderman is the world leader in delivering clients creativity and innovation. Wunderman helps brands find the right customers and facilitate consumers connecting with the right brands. Through a networked experience of 145+ offices in 55+ countries, Wunderman provides clients with resources like actionable data and analytics and, of course, imagination.

Ad Age recognizes Wunderman as the industry leader worldwide, saying “Wunderman is among the best in the business…a hot shop that delivered some of the best work of the year.” Our expertise in insights and innovation is matched by our creativity, enabling clients to anticipate and meet the evolving needs of consumers everywhere. The result: Wunderman builds their brands, sales and business value. Wunderman is a part of Young & Rubicam Brands, a subsidiary of WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY). For more information, visit Wunderman site.

What kind of work will I be doing?

As Zeds, you will be immediately assigned to client-serving digital or creative teams and in many cases you will work on the agency’s largest global accounts, such as Microsoft, Nokia, Ford and Citibank, depending on the office and need.

What are the qualifications?

  • Must be a UT Dallas student
  • Must be available for a 3 to 6 month period
  • US student or hold an F-1 visa
  • Must have completed at least 9 credit hours of School of Management marketing courses
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

What areas of expertise are being considered?

  • Digital marketing
  • Graphics
  • Marketing Analytics

Where can I work?

Better question – where do you want to work? Wunderman will match students with their Wunderman offices and sister agencies all over the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia.

How do I apply?

Potential candidates must attend the information session and register with the career center. For more information contact Alexander Edsel or call (972) 883-4421. You may also visit zAcademy site.