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More jobs than meet the eye for local high schoolers
‘Work hard at school and see the pay-off with a good job later’ is the key message Juan Miguel Custodio hopes high school students absorbed, following a workshop he recently helped coordinate through the BIG Alliance’s Mentoring Works program at Macquarie.
Birthday bash for ‘love over hate’
Macquarie employee Rosemary Hannah celebrated a milestone birthday recently by throwing a big party – with a few non-standard trimmings.
Running or walking, the power’s in the doing
In 2015, Macquarie Sydney employee and 2016 Volunteer of the Year David Fahy travelled to the US to compete in the Boston Marathon, in the process raising more than $16,000 with Macquarie Group Foundation matching for a purpose-built vocational classroom in western Sydney for marginalised students.
Not just ANY program
When Macquarie New York employee Simon Ang began working with 19-year-old community college student Jesus through the America Needs You mentoring program in 2014, his student had little idea of what he wanted do after he left college.
The power of one to inspire support for thousands
After being posted to Manila from Sydney on a four-year assignment, Macquarie employee Carmina Clarke made it her personal mission to use the time to contribute to local Manila communities.
Internship buddies find support in business world
Getting a great job out of school or university requires more than just good grades. There’s also communication skills, resilience, personal branding and other behavioural skills to understand and apply.
Nicole’s brainstorm sparks corporate support
Nicole Callan’s glass-half-full attitude to life is immediately obvious when she talks about her experience over the past two years.
Relative risk of cancer triggers bigger run for fun
When Bethany Andries’ grandmother was diagnosed with a rare form of leukaemia 15 years ago, she was able to access a range of treatments given the multiple clinical research trials available.