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Great internship experience

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Discovery Communications

Pros

Creativity encouraged, ideas valued, not grunt work

Cons

None that I can think of.

Advice to Management

None that I can think of.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Good but won't lead to anything long-term

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Discovery Communications

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Had SEVERAL internships with the company and loved breaking my back doing work for them

    Cons

    After all the blood, sweat, and tears, no job offer and no help into getting into the company as a full time employee

  2. Creative Designer makes shiny things at Discovery Channel...

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    Former Contractor - Creative Designer in London, England (UK)
    Former Contractor - Creative Designer in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Discovery Communications as a contractor (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    My experience at Discovery was a timely and life-saving period of freelance work where I learnt lots about my trade and myself. The working environment is extremely civilised but fun as well, and collaborating with different members of staff on various projects really helped to make me feel like part of a team.

    They also throw amazing parties.... Seriously.

    I've given each field a 5-star rating, which isn't to say I think Discovery is perfect - only that "very satisfied" is an accurate description of my feelings!

    Cons

    As is probably the case with most companies, situations can arise where several people have conflicting opinions on creative direction, which (as we all know) can lead to a catastrophic brain-malfunction.

    The chicken from the canteen is super-dry.

    Advice to Management

    Value your creatives! They make you things.

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