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NBCUniversal Interview Questions

Updated Jul 24, 2017
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    NBC Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at NBCUniversal (New York, NY).

    Interview

    I applied online for the internship in December and did not hear back until February. From what was shared from everyone, it's a three part process consisting of web/video, phone, and in-person. I was invited to complete a web/video interview, which was a new process to me, but wasn't too bad. I'd recommend practicing in front of a camera before recording yourself for the interview so you're more comfortable essentially speaking to yourself because the questions pop up on the screen.

    Interview Questions

    • Why NBC? Tell me about yourself.   1 Answer

    NBCUniversal Response

    Apr 10, 2017 – Talent Branding Specialist

    Hi there! Thanks so much for the review. We're so happy to have you on board as an intern! Our Campus 2 Career program has a lot to offer, and we're excited that you have the chance to make the most... More


  2.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at NBCUniversal in March 2017.

    Interview

    I received an email saying that they wanted me to do a video interview, and if it goes well they will contact me for a final round interview. I am expected to hear back within the next month or so.

    Interview Questions

    NBCUniversal Response

    Apr 10, 2017 – Talent Branding Specialist

    Hi there, thanks for leaving this review! We know the application process can be nerve-racking at times, but we appreciate your interest with NBCUniversal. Best of luck! - The NBCU Talent Acquisition... More

  3.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at NBCUniversal (New York, NY) in March 2017.

    Interview

    I applied January, heard back in February to set up an in-person interview for March. I should be hearing back in early April. Overall, it was a positive experience.

    Interview Questions

    • If there were multiple people asking you to complete different tasks, how would you handle it?   1 Answer

    NBCUniversal Response

    Apr 10, 2017 – Talent Branding Specialist

    Hi there! Thanks for leaving this review. Welcome to NBCUniversal! We're happy to have you with on board with us, and we can't wait to see all the great things you'll accomplish! Good luck! - The... More


  4.  

    Marketing Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I interviewed at NBCUniversal (Los Angeles, CA) in March 2017.

    Interview

    I applied online and also cold emailed one of the recruiters as the company uses an ATS, in other words, a resume black hole. It was a smooth process after I sent the recruiter my resume. I was contacted about a week after sending it to schedule a phone screen. The phone screen went well until I learned about what I would be doing in detail, and the salary. I went in for an in-person and was made an offer, but declined because I received a higher one from one of their competitors and I'll be doing the same thing.

    Interview Questions

    • What is marketing to you?
      Describe how you see NBC in the pool of competitors?
      Why do you want to work here and in marketing?
      Tell me about a time when you faced a challenge and how you dealt with it?   Answer Question

    NBCUniversal Response

    May 1, 2017 – Talent Branding Specialist

    Hi there, thanks for leaving this review. We're happy to hear you had a good experience during your interview. While we're sad to see you go, we wish you the best of luck with your endeavors, and... More


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    Associate Systems Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at NBCUniversal (New York, NY) in March 2017.

    Interview

    I applied back in February and didn't hear from the Recruiter until mid to end March. I had a initial phone interview with the recruiter describing the position. Then she schedule a phone interview with a peer 2 days later. The interview was very simple no technical questions. The interviewer just asked if I had experience with Java and Oracle Database experience, which I did. Overall, it seem as if the interviewer was burned out and the interview was dragging on. The interview consist of many behavior questions. It sounds as if the company went through some layoffs.

    Interview Questions

    • If you were to pick a character in a movie or book , who would you be and why?
      By 2030, robots is suppose to take over 30% of the jobs? What is your opinion about this article?   Answer Question

  6.  

    Manager Programming Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Orlando, FL
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at NBCUniversal (Orlando, FL) in March 2017.

    Interview

    I was interviewed by two people and I was not told what job it was for until I got there. It was a good interview but they expected me to know more about what they did without even working there. A bit of company background could have helped from them.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you know about the division?   1 Answer

  7.  

    Page Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at NBCUniversal (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Online application, video interview, then long interview: group panel asking 3 questions per person, individual interview, group project, presentation. The interview took about three hours.They gave a few breaks and it seemed like they were calm and grateful for our time. It was hard to tell what they were thinking at our responses.

    Interview Questions

    • what is something you changed at a job and what was the effect?   Answer Question

    NBCUniversal Response

    Feb 7, 2017 – Talent Branding Specialist

    Hi there -

    Thank you for leaving this review. We know the interview process can sometimes be long and demanding so we appreciate your patience. We hope this doesn't discourage you from applying... More

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    Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Universal City, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at NBCUniversal (Universal City, CA) in February 2017.

    Interview

    I met with the recruiter after a quick phone call. They told me about the position and asked me several questions about my history and style of management. I was told that the position would possible be filled by an in house person. that was indeed what ended up happening. The interview went well I think. Although I get the feeling that the person I was speaking with was not sure what she was interviewing me for. She did not follow up with me. I called her and she didn't know anything. I called my friend that had referred me and discovered that the position had been filled internally. I don't think the interviewer knew that.

    Interview Questions

    • Name a time you had to work with an existing employee that was not of your choosing. How did you retain that person and have them do well?   Answer Question

  9.  

    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at NBCUniversal (New York, NY) in February 2017.

    Interview

    I applied online and was contacted about three weeks later to do a digital interview. There were nine written questions that I had to type an answer to. Next, there were three questions that I had to respond to via webcam. The question pops up on the screen and you have 30 seconds to think and up to two minutes to answer. This is a one-sided interview.

    Interview Questions

    • What makes a good intern?
      Describe your media experience
      What do you hope to gain from this internship?   Answer Question

    NBCUniversal Response

    Feb 7, 2017 – Talent Branding Specialist

    Hi there -

    Thanks for leaving this review. We know the interview process can be long and demanding so we appreciate your patience.

    We also know the online interview can sometimes be... More


  10.  

    Production Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at NBCUniversal in February 2017.

    Interview

    glassdoor
    I was invited to complete a short video interview. The process consisted of using a webcam to answer six questions, a minute given to answer each one. Luckily the website the interview is conducted on gives you a practice question which you can watch and listen to. Initially I started on my laptop, but because my laptop is almost 7 or so years old, the sound and visual quality was terrible. So I decided to switch to my smart phone where I had to download the app which was quick and easy.

    They give you 30 seconds to read the question on the screen and prepare your answer. There's a timer in the corner which counts you down and let's you know when the recording starts. So you're not talking to another person or anything. Just you looking at yourself on camera and trying to squeeze everything you want to say in a minute. It certainly was a challenge for some of the questions. I hope I did well enough to receive an in-person interview soon because I would be really excited to have that opportunity.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you like to be compensated?   1 Answer
    • Large part of this job is calling potential guests and talking to them about their personal life. Are you comfortable talking on the phone?   1 Answer
    • Are you comfortable working long hours, often until midnight, and weekends?   Answer Question
    • Describe a tough situation you had at either work, school, or in your personal life and how you handled it.   Answer Question

    NBCUniversal Response

    Feb 27, 2017 – Talent Branding Specialist

    Hi there -

    Thank you for leaving this review. We know interviewing via webcam can sometimes feel uncomfortable. We hope you understand that our recruiters process a high volume of applications so... More


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Pros: “A very hands on internship with opportunity to learn a lot of different positions.”“A very hands on internship with opportunity to learn a lot of different positions.” – Full Review

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