PR Intern at NBCUniversal

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
London
Review Date
Roles
Administration/Secretarial Banking/Finance Public Relations Travel and Tourism

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3.8/5

The Role
4
The Company
3.8
The Culture
3.4

The Role

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

Entering the internship my expectations were unrealistic for the role, as I came from a different degree. However the lessons and achievements over the year were invaluable regardless.
3 /5

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

The team were welcoming from day 1, and always there if I needed them.
5 /5

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

I couldn't have asked for a more supportive manager - every step of the way she was available and checking in on me, in both a professional and personal capacity.
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Like all jobs, it comes in waves - depending on the business climate and upcoming premieres, new shows etc, some days were busier than others, but never lacking entirely!
4 /5

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

The team were always encouraging and willing to let me try my hand anything I had the desire to.
4 /5

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

Everything I have learned will be invaluable throughout my degree and any role I go into post-university.
5 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

With so many people to get to know, there's always something going on, with the perfect balance of a professional and casual atmosphere.
4 /5

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

NBCUniversal are not new to taking interns, so everything was straightforward throughout.
4 /5

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

Opportunities for additional learning and paid for training were abundant - I received Photoshop and Writing training at no cost to me, which was not part of the internship. All development is actively encouraged.
5 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Healthcare/Dental
  • Travel loan
3 /5

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

I would always consider a position with NBCUniversal in future.
3 /5

The Culture

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

Always loads going on with the interns! They were like one big family all year.
5 /5

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

London is London, but with the salary I found it easy to live a full lifestyle.
3 /5

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

A lot of cute little pubs around CSG, however not much out at Osterley, where I was partly based.
3 /5

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

Team drinks and intern events were regularly held throughout the year.
4 /5