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Washington, DC
1001 to 5000 employees
1888
Nonprofit Organization
Motion Picture Production & Distribution
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Discovery, Inc.
Still publishing its flagship "National Geographic" magazine, the not-for-profit National Geographic Society (NGS) has expanded into an array of venues to enhance our knowledge of the big blue marble. The NGS has staked claims in the worlds of ... Read more

National Geographic Reviews

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

    Pros

    Benefits, PTO, amazing people, product offerings

    Cons

    Being acquired by new companies

    Advice to Management

    I have none

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National Geographic Photos

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National Geographic Interviews

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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
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    Associate Media Director Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at National Geographic (New York, NY) in February 2014.

    Interview

    Very comfortable, direct with reporting executive, clearly read through resume prior to interview. Great blend of asking questions relative to the position being applied for, as well as, questions relative to you as an individual. Set the tone for the friendly family-like environment that I experienced while working at the company.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you find most critical to the curation of the channels music?   Answer Question
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National Geographic Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012

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