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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Mar 2012 – Reviewed May 16, 2013 New
Interview Details – Very easy. Interviewer asked me about myself and once I told her some basic facts, she launched into a description of the job and working environment.
Interview Question – No difficult questions. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Unpaid.
Accepted Offer – Reviewed Apr 4, 2013
Interview Details –
Sent in my resume and application on the Viacom website.
Waited about 2 weeks and was told to fill out and send a questionnaire and updated resume.
Was contacted by VH1 for a phone interview.... Interviewed the next day and was offered the internship the day after. They are looking for experience and passionate interns.
Interview Question – Behavioral questions, my interviewer did most of the talking, so be sure to discuss when you can. Answer Question
No Offer – Interviewed in Santa Monica, CA – Reviewed Feb 28, 2013
Interview Details – Was given an in-person interview after having a former employer recommend me for the position. The interview took place at the Santa Monica office and lasted a little under an hour. I met with 3 members of the ad team: one account executive and two sales service executives. The questions were very straightforward: what experience do you have, why would you like to work for us and not someone else, where do you see yourself in 5 years.
Interview Question – What were you for Halloween and why? Answer Question
No Offer – Interviewed in New York, NY – Reviewed Feb 18, 2013
Interview Details – Received an email for an interview, scheduled it for later that week. Interview went wonderfully, really connected with who I would be replacing and working under. The next day I received a call from the hiring manager who wanted to schedule a meeting with me. We did so for the next week - interview with her was a little more stiff. Company then took a month to get back to me only after weeks worth of contact and checking in, this felt very rude to me.
Interview Question – What do you hope to get out of this position? Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Reviewed Feb 13, 2013
Interview Details – It was very professional. She asked great questions and gave a lot of information up front.
Interview Question – Why do you want to work for us? Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in New York, NY Feb 2010 – Reviewed Feb 1, 2013
Interview Details –
-Submitted application on MTV Networks Careers site, pretty straightforward
-Received phone call from HR a few weeks later to schedule interview
-Interview schedule for a month down the road
-Two 30 min interview, one with HR, one with VP
-Received offer a few weeks later by phone
-Meet with supervisor/department
Interview Question – How will you fit into the MTV culture? What is your experience with media? View Answer
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in New York, NY Sep 2011 – Reviewed Jan 23, 2013
Interview Details – Applied online. I had given up on it but two months after I applied I received an email asking if I was still interested. Soon thereafter, I had a phone interview with a college relations coordinator. A few simple questions, about a 10 minutes long. Then I had an in person interview with what would become my intern supervisor (who was a Marketing Manager) and another manager who I would soon work with. About 30 minutes long. Questions about what I knew about the Entertainment and Media industry, my educational background, resume points, why did I want to intern at Viacom, and a breakdown about what I would be doing and what the department is all about. The next day I had a quick 10 minute long phone interview with another manager I would be working closely with (who wasn't able to attend the in person interview).. Next day got the YES.
Interview Question – What would you want to be doing 5 years after you graduate? Answer Question
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in New York, NY Jul 2012 – Reviewed Jan 9, 2013
Interview Details – I applied online, almost 2 months later I received an emailed to set-up a phone interview with the college relations rep, I had the phone interview which I basically told the rep about myself, she also asked some situational interview questions. I then had a face to face interview with 2 interviewers where I was asked to talk about myself, given details on the position and asked general interview questions.
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in New York, NY Dec 2008 – Reviewed Dec 27, 2012
Interview Details – I was referred by a friend - the coordination of the interview took about a week of back and forth (their HR department I would come to learn is inept). The interview was very informational and there were some curve balls (it was 4 years ago and I don't remember too well). They asked me Finance / Accounting questions, and also asked me a lot about my background and studies (I was fresh out of college then). Overall an informal interview that covered the basics.
Interview Question – General accounting and finance - NOPAT, Free cash flow, Debits / Credits, etc. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiation, I accepted.
Accepted Offer – Interviewed in New York, NY – Reviewed Aug 6, 2012
Interview Details – I applied through the online job application and was emailed to come in for an interview. As this was a lower level freelance position, I only interviewed with my immediate manager and team boss. I received an e-mail the next day with an offer.
Interview Question – "You will be given a lot of work and will often be asked to change things that you have already done. How do you feel about that?" Answer Question
Negotiation Details – During my interview, I was asked what I was hoping for in terms of compensation and I provided a range. I was given the lower end of my range, though most likely due to lack of experience.
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