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Dream come true for Macquarie intern
During his three-month internship at Macquarie’s Melbourne office, Mahinder worked in the Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets division.
The career track helping Indigenous and refugee students
Before Brandon Grosse arrived for his first day at his internship with Macquarie Group, he didn’t really know what to expect but anticipated it would be “a bit harsh, somewhat unforgiving and quite strict”.
Taking risks seriously for non-profit return
A large financial services company like Macquarie Group may not seem as if it has much in common with a small social sector organisation but some threats are ubiquitous, according to Fiona Walkerden from Macquarie’s operational risk team in Sydney.
“Not that hard to give up your lunchtime for kids!”
When Lily, a student at Plunkett St Primary School, was in Year 1, she would sometimes try to impress her ‘Big Buddy’ Melissa Mendez by ‘reading’ her picture books upside down.
Santa-sized surprise at New York holiday party
A surprise visit from Santa Claus and two of his elves at a Macquarie New York-hosted holiday party delighted 30 elementary school children from local non-profit Sheltering Arms.
Win-win for Wayside and Macquarie
An in-house development course designed to build Macquarie employees’ collaboration skills and challenge their business thinking has had the twin benefit of helping well-known Sydney community organisation the Wayside Chapel over the last two years.
Chili, ping-pong and denim unlikely allies in HAY Center support
Chili-making can be a serious business, particularly when there’s a competition over whose is the tastiest.
Annual Foundation festival sparks global support
Macquarie staff and the Macquarie Group Foundation contributed around $XX million to community organisations globally as part of its annual Foundation Week held in October.
Core questions apply to organisations large and small
Working to assist a small, two-person charity gave Kate Giblin, a marketing director in Macquarie’s London office, the chance to see that the thinking around simple solutions required for modestly-resourced organisations can also be applied to larger operations.