Job shadow a senior executive in Asia
In 2011, Australian business success story Robyn Denholm, Chief
Financial Officer of Juniper Networks, a leading high performance
networking company headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley
mentored the Student Challenge winners in an once-in-a-lifetime,
career-launching opportunity. The winners were flown to San
Francisco, where they spent a week shadowing Ms Denholm, a Fellow
In 2012, you too have the opportunity to job shadow a senior
executive in Asia, meeting, presenting to and networking with top
business executives. The Overall Student Challenge winner(s)
will receive a letter of recognition from the judging
panel, media publicity, an Apple© iPad® and the opportunity to job
shadow Mark Shanahan who is the CFO for Macquarie Group's
Mark is based in Macquarie's Singapore office and regularly
travels between various offices across the region. He has been with
Macquarie for nearly 10 years and holds both Australian and South
African Chartered Accountant qualifications. The successful
students will have the opportunity to accompany Mark to meetings
with some of Macquarie's senior business leaders as well as other
Chartered Accountants in the region.
More about the prizes
Both the winners of the First Year Student Challenge and the
winners of the Overall Student Challenge will each win an
iPad (3G + wi-fi). You will also be presented with a letter of
recognition from the 2012 Student Challenge judging panel.
The state finalists two
day trip to Sydney
The state finalists will be flown to Sydney for an abundance of
experiences that money can't buy including a personal shopping trip
and presentation skills training.
All the state finalists will be given the opportunity to improve
their presenting skills with presentation experts.
Plus, all state finalists will also receive an exclusive
corporate attire styling session with OXFORD.
Being fitted out in corporate attire and learning about presenting
will help state finalists prepare for the final event - the
'Student Challenge Awards Evening 2012' where all will have the
opportunity to network with prospective employers.