Finance Intern

by NBCUniversal

Best Student Employer


  • Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Completion of controllership tasks, such as journals, reconciliations and cashflow forecasts. Processing of payments to meet quarterly targets, including setting up vendors, raising purchase orders and processing invoices. Financial Planning and Analysis tasks, for example setting up titles on a global tracking system and completing ad-hoc reporting tasks.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I have learnt a huge variety of skills, varying from journal creation to email communication skills to accounting procedures. My existing skills were also developed, such as my excel ability and soft skills.

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • A very large amount of responsibility. My tasks were often supervised or reviewed, however as my skills developed, I was given full ownership. I complete tasks regularly for senior members of the company.

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • Despite working entirely virtually, I was given an enormous amount of support. I couldn't have wished for more. My entire team was happy to help, as well as the rest of the company.

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • It was a very friendly and creative culture. Everybody was extremely happy to help with anything and glad to have a short catch up or introduction.

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I enjoyed to the full extent and would gladly return to the company or continue my placement if given the choice.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at NBCUniversal
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend NBCUniversal to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to NBCUniversal
  • Show your passion for the industry and the company. All other skills can be taught and developed, but unfiltered enthusiasm and hard work cannot. Express this through your responses and research.

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Placement Year (10 Months+)


Central London and City

May 2021

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