New York

Summer 2023 Strategy Internship (NY)

Your role:

Wolff Olins is looking for superstar interns across our Strategy, Design and Engagement communities, to join our U.S. team for summer 2023. You’ll work on a range of internal and client projects, experiencing firsthand how brands are created and evolved. This is a full-time internship that will begin in early June and finish at the end of August.

We expect our Summer Interns to be full members of our team, contributing to client work, new business pitches, and internal initiatives. Our Summer Interns should be curious and eager to learn, passionate about brands, optimistic for the world, and creative and proactive in all that they do.

For our Strategy community:

We’re looking for a superstar strategy intern to join our team for the summer. Someone who is talented, hungry, hardworking, has a unique voice, and will surprise us. You’ll work on a wide range of internal and client projects, experiencing firsthand how brands are created and evolved.

You'll get to:

  • Explore and analyze cultures, markets, technologies and trends
  • Contribute to the development of brand strategies and experiences
  • Combine business, design and creative thinking
  • Help shape our new business pitches and proposals
  • Learn from Wolff Olins people around the world


  • Have strong strategy and branding skills
  • Be a steward of strategic thinking through the design process
  • Be comfortable in working collaboratively via GoogleSlides

You are

  • A rising college junior or senior, or a recent graduate in the field
  • Interested in brand, business, design, strategy, and impact
  • A clear and analytical thinker with strong writing and storytelling skills
  • Creative, innovative and proactive
  • Curious and eager to learn
  • Innovative + creative
  • Bold + proactive
  • Collaborative + enthusiastic
  • Passionate + optimistic for the world
  • Legally able to work in the United States during the summer of 2023

You are responsible for:

  • Playing an active role in the team across various assignments, including client work and internal initiatives
  • Introducing new and experimental thinking, and having a willingness to learn from some of the wisest minds in the business
  • Speaking and writing in clear ways with people of all levels, and telling great stories within your work
  • Being meticulous and organized, understanding nuance, and paying attention to details
  • Contributing to the success of your projects by pushing the work and collaborating with the rest of our team

You will:

  • Get your hands dirty working on real projects as a full-time member of the team
  • Be exposed to clients, client work, and the Wolff Olins way of working across the globe, with large, global companies and organizations
  • Craft and contribute to key internal initiatives
  • Have the freedom to experiment and push our work in unexpected directions
  • Wear different hats exploring all the phases of a project, from ideation to execution
  • Collaborate closely with team members across disciplines
  • Make a difference by helping ambitious clients have a positive impact in the world

Details and requirements:

  • Timing: Full-time, beginning of June until end of August (approx. 12 weeks in duration)
  • Location: Interns must be in NY and able to legally work in the United States.
  • Compensation: Paid internship $22 per hour
  • Due date: Please submit applications to Wolff Olins by March 17, 2023

Our focus on people and the world:

Wolff Olins believes in creating an environment where people can bring their whole selves to work. We are interested in our people having diverse points of view and different perspectives on the world. We set out to equip our people with the knowledge, confidence and tools to do the best work of their lives. Our purpose is to help our people create transformative brands that push businesses, people and the world forward.