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Best company to work for ever

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Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Washington, DC
Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Washington, DC

I worked at National Geographic as an intern (Less than a year)

Recommends
Recommends

Pros

As an intern in National Geographic, I still gained a lot of nice benefits from the internship. The company asked interns to travel in some other cities in Washington DC to promote their projects. And they paid for hotels, rental cars, and meals if an intern went on a business trip. They have a lot of awesome activities for interns to participate. The staffs here were highly connected with the interns. They hosted small seminars to listen to what interns think about the company, what they want, and how they understand the culture in the company. As there is an annual Explorer Symposium in Nat Geo, you can meet a lot of explorers, scientists, and artists during your internship. It is a great place to explore your career and build your connection.

Cons

They don't sponsor H1B.

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  1. Amazing place to work, room for improvement

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Director in Washington, DC

    I have been working at National Geographic full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Inspiring mission, smart people, invigorating environment

    Cons

    difficult to work across silos, territorial at times, many senior leaders lack leadership skills

    Advice to Management

    make leadership a priority, implement performance evaluations, focus on developing metrics for our work and kill programs that are ineffective of off mission


  2. A great brand, poor management

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Front-End Developer in Washington, DC
    Current Contractor - Front-End Developer in Washington, DC

    I have been working at National Geographic as a contractor (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    * extremely flexible work-life balance
    * very favorable terms
    * great people

    Cons

    * poor management decisions
    * a lot of politics and people debt
    * struggling to adapt


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