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Satisfactory experience

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Former Employee - Intern in Universal City, CA
Former Employee - Intern in Universal City, CA

I worked at NBCUniversal as an intern (less than an year)

Pros

There are fully stocked fridges and cabinets!! Filled with healthy snacks and drinks for all the employees. I would not have time to eat breakfast most mornings, so I would make myself oatmeal at work. The work atmosphere is very casual and laid-back.

Cons

Nothing that I can think of at the moment

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    A good, large corporation to work for

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    Former Employee - Vice President Operations in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Vice President Operations in New York, NY

    I worked at NBCUniversal full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Good benefits and mature corporate governance.
    - Good opportunity to move around between sister organizations under the NBCU umbrella.
    - Fairly casual and collaborative corporate culture.
    - Creative environment.
    - Strong yet very practical Legal team.

    Cons

    - Upriver governance from parent organization Comcast sometimes a little tone deaf.
    - Typical large organization dedication to supporting bad managers at the cost of good workers - this is an unfortunate necessity that NBCU hasn't figured out any better than any other large corp I've worked at.
    - There is a training program but it is not as widely supported as it could or should be.
    - Poor and erratic centralized talent acquisition support systems/procedures.
    - NBC companies have the ability to significantly underpay low level workers thanks to the cache of the brand.
    - Sprit of collaboration sometimes contributes to reduced and diluted agility.
    - Bad news or pessimistic outlooks are rejected as bad attitude (rightfully) but also at the cost of heeding sometimes valid advice.
    - Dedication to brand autonomy is sometimes detrimental to centralized efficiencies that might be leveraged. (But Comcast seems to have an interest in increasing centralization so this may change in coming years.)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    See pros/cons above but overall this is a good company at which I would be happy recommend or work at again.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Pay your dues

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    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at NBCUniversal full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Large company with lots of growth opportunity

    Cons

    Entertainment is a very unstable industry and lay offs occur frequently

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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