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Series Development Intern

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Former Employee - Series Development Intern  in  Santa Monica, CA
Former Employee - Series Development Intern in Santa Monica, CA

I worked at MTV Networks as an intern for less than a year

Pros

-Resume Builder
-Bagel Thursdays
-Staff that remembers you for later hire

Cons

-You almost never have contact with anyone above a coordinator... unless they love you
-Really mundane tasks
-Unlike some internships, they make you get them food almost every lunch time.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Give the interns more to do

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for MTV Networks

  1.  

    Too big, too much a$$ kissing, but looks great on a resume!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at MTV Networks as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    I was an intern, but this is what I observed:

    -Laid back environment
    -Casual attire
    -Looks great on a resume
    -Nice people for the most part

    Cons

    -MTV is huge so you feel like a number
    -WAY too much a$$ kissing (not my style)
    -Located in an annoying spot (Times Square)
    -Does not guarantee you a job when you finish your internship

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Listen more to ideas of the people working under you
    -Become more in touch with the company's younger targeted audience

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Amazing

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY

    I have been working at MTV Networks full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - Flexibility
    - Great benefits
    - Free to drive innovation
    - Amazing work/life balance

    Cons

    - Its a big corporation so getting traction for projects can be hard. Loads of diplomacy and politicking needs to happen. You have to drive it because nobody else will
    - Every two years they shake the snow globe and make arbitrary cuts and restructuring
    - Senior management Goldfish syndrome (30 second memory inside a glass bowl)

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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