The Perks of Being a Maverick for One Month.

In November we accepted two interns, Ken and Rara, from University Gadjah Mada. They were so good and intellectually curious we wished they could just work with us and not go back to the halls of academia to complete their theses.

Now Ken has shared his thoughts and impressions as a Maverick intern for a month in Maverick and we’re so thrilled that he found it educational and enjoyable. Maverick has always been about creating an experience of learning and fun for whomever walks through our doors and we’re so proud we managed to achieve this with Ken.

Rara has chosen to document her experience in a movie, that I’ll share in a later post.


Being the winner of PRVaganza 2014 was not an easy one. I still bore in my mind the 8 hours trip from Yogyakarta to Jakarta. I arrived before the sun rose and went straight to Universitas Indonesia for the seminars until the final brief was given. There were no time to take a bath at all. When the final brief was on my hand, I wish I could just sleep (indeed, I slept first) for 3 hours and undertake the PR proposals. In the end, my team did it, and we won the competition. We were also entitled to have an internship at Maverick as the ultimate prize for the competition.

I never have any experience in the real PR industry, and I have no idea what would the industry like because I have no reference at all. I’ve watched several movies/series about communication industries, but most of them are…

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