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NBCUniversal Intern Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 12, 2014
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I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at NBCUniversal in February 2013.

Interview Details – I applied online through NBCUniversal's own interface. I was emailed a few days after asking me to set up a phone interview. I was not in the US at the time, so I tried to schedule a Skype call. I do not recommend this. NBCU's HR is not equipped to handle Skype calls easily, although they did try to accommodate me.

Interview Question – Nothing really too difficult. I got tripped up when they asked the most generic question in the world: What do you know about NBCUniversal? Talk about a question with 1000 different answers.   Answer Question

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I applied online and interviewed at NBCUniversal.

Interview Details – HR round. Was asked general questions: Tell me about your coursework? Discussion on projects. Discussion of the position. Discussion about the company. Languages preferred . Interviewer was friendly. Heard back from the company after 3 weeks.

Interview Question – general qs   Answer Question

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I applied online and interviewed at NBCUniversal.

Interview Details – Applied through online and got a phone call from HR. After interview, I was told that she would send my information to the different departments. I waited for more than two weeks and even followed up but recruiter couldn't help me because the department had not contacted her.

Interview Question – Walk me through your resume.   Answer Question

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I applied through other source and the process took 5 weeks - interviewed at NBCUniversal in December 2013.

Interview Details – After a few emails and phone calls, over about a month, month and a half period, I was emailed a link to a video-type interview online, about 2 weeks later I was called in for a face-to-face meeting in the NYC office. They offered a video interview because I was from CT, but I chose to go in and meet face-to-face. The interview was pretty basic, they reviewed my resume with me and asked questions pertaining to work experience and jobs listed. They asked about my interest in sports as I would be interning on the NBC Sports floor doing sport related things. They also asked about strengths and weaknesses and why I felt I was a good candidate.

Interview Question – They asked in the video interview about the most difficult situation I faced at my previous position.   Answer Question

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I applied through college or university and interviewed at NBCUniversal.

Interview Details – The interviewing process was a little intimidating. They sat around in a semi-circle with you at the head and were poker faced as they posed various hypothetical questions to you. Some were fair, others were obviously their attempt to gauge how you think on your feet.

Interview Question – If you determined, based on your research, that what the creative team wanted to do wasn't permissible, but creative insisted on going forward, how would you find a creative solution?   Answer Question

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Interviewed at NBCUniversal

Interview Details – Phone interview with three managers and one recruiter. Asked to go over resume and talk about why interested in career path, as well as why was interested in the media industry. Interview as a whole was mostly in regard to background and interests rather than any technical questions. Very hard to get interviewed unless know someone at company.

Interview Question – Why are you interested in the media industry?   Answer Question

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I applied online - interviewed at NBCUniversal in March 2014.

Interview Details – I applied through their Campus to Career internship program. A month later I received an email telling me that they wanted to conduct a video recording interview with me. I had six days to do the interview before the link expired. The skype interview was weird because I was not responding to a person asking me questions; instead, the series of questions would appear on the screen and I would have 30 seconds to prepare an answer and 1 minute 30 seconds to respond. I was allowed to redo the entire interview 2 times.

Interview Question – What are your career interests and goals?   Answer Question

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I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at NBCUniversal in August 2013.

Interview Details – Submitted application and resume online through the general Fall Internship Application. Was contacted by a recruiter but did not follow through with her. Then was contacted by the hiring manager separately. Went in for an interview with the hiring manager and got it.

Interview Question – Who would you shadow for a day if you had the chance to?   Answer Question

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I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at NBCUniversal in January 2013.

Interview Details – Went for and in-person interview, met with 4 different employees on the team.

Interview Question – Why NBC and not FOX/ABC/etc.?   Answer Question

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I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at NBCUniversal.

Interview Details – Very friendly recruitment staff. Had an initial phone screening with Campus 2 Career team, and then had the opportunity to interview with the Vice Presidents of the department I was interested in.

Interview Question – Generic experience questions, Why am I interested in this department etc.   View Answer

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