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Former Intern - Operations Intern, Discovery Education in Silver Spring, MD
Former Intern - Operations Intern, Discovery Education in Silver Spring, MD

I worked at Discovery Communications as an intern (less than a year)

Pros

-Great Internship program, I got to do informational interviews with people from other departments. Every week they had heads of departments or networks tell us about what they do and tips for working in the industry

Cons

-I honestly really enjoyed my experience as an intern. I didn't really have a bad experience.

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  1. Great Company in DC Area

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Silver Spring, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Silver Spring, MD

    I have been working at Discovery Communications full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Media Company
    - A lot of employee benefits
    - A lot of employee engagement

    Cons

    - All about which manager you get - can make or break experience here
    - The mentality of "Everyone wants to work for us" leaves salaries on the lower end
    - A lot of employees are overworked and under appreciated

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Implement good direction for your lower management to follow -- they need it.

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  2. Awesome

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    Former Intern - Intern in Silver Spring, MD
    Former Intern - Intern in Silver Spring, MD

    I worked at Discovery Communications as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, fun work environment, awesome opportunities

    Cons

    Low salary, minimum wage, but internship was for credit as well

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