The InternView with Santi Pereira


Name: Santi Pereira

Hometown: Montevideo, Uruguay

School: University of Pennsylvania

Major(s): Huntsman Program in International Studies & Business

Current team you're working on? Account team for IKEA

What is your favorite internship memory thus far? The pride event hosted on the rooftop by one of our professional networks, where I hoardedchips with Leigh Ann and Antonio. 

Why Ogilvy? Ogilvy is an industry giant; it was a name that kept coming up when I was doing research into the general advertising industry, and it is obviously a great place to learn from the best.

What do you wish you knew about Ogilvy before you started? I wish I had known how friendly and personable everyone is (pleasant surprise) and what I think is special is the huge learning and ~networking~ component.

Go-to office outfit? White button down and jeans

Guilty pleasure? McDonald's

Proudest moment to date? One of my proudest moments has to be winning Platinum Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) with my chapter, MUSE 

Favorite thing to do in NYC? Free workout classes on Tuesdays down by Chelsea, with a visit to my favorite grocery store afterwards.