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Publishers Clearing House Overview

Port Washington, NY
501 to 1000 employees
1953
Company - Private
Business Services
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Publishers Clearing House (PCH), with offices in Long Island, NYC, Boston and Portland, ME, is a leading interactive media company offering a broad range of products, digital entertainment and services to consumers and advertisers.

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Company Updates

  • PCH employees are eligible to use 1 full day per year for the purpose of volunteering with charitable organizations. Many PCHers have volunteered at The INN's Mary Brennan Soup Kitchen--see what they have to say about it! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQCJq

    Publishers Clearing House Gets INNvolved!

    2016 Super Service Challenge Submission

  • PCH Continues to Give Back! With the cold winter months approaching, PCH made a seasonal donation from excess inventory that was comprised of 1,400 sets of gloves, mittens and scarves, and over 30,000 pairs of socks!

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Publishers Clearing House – Why Work For Us?


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Publishers Clearing House

PCH is a leading interactive media company offering a broad range of products, digital entertainment and services to consumers. Our success is built on PCH's unique, free-to-play, chance-to-win value proposition, individually personalized offers based on the trusted first party relationship we maintain with millions of consumers and the excitement of the Publishers Clearing House brand.

We Make Winning a Way of Living!

Our Winning Spirit inspires us in everything we do! From our giveaways to giving back and everything in between -- all of our actions are infused with the integrity, honesty and teamwork that builds the foundation for individual and company-wide success!

What Our 2016 Summer Interns Are Saying!
 

 

"The best part about my internship was learning so much while being able to truly contribute to my team." - Gerald E.

"PCH has made me a more confident individual and pushed me to learn more than I thought I could. This internship is a perfect example of how all programs should be." – Marissa C.

"My internship at Liquid provided me with experience in the ad tech industry, honed my research skills, and allowed me to work in an amazing office environment with supportive, hardworking, and awesome co-workers!" – Ryan W.

"I couldn’t have asked for a better summer internship. I was constantly challenged to think critically, attack issues head on, and present myself in a professional manner. I have learned an incredible amount and am excited to put my new skills to the test!" – Sabrina L.

"PCH treats its employees like family, and the result is a workplace culture where you are given a comfortable environment to be challenged every day, develop long lasting relationships, and actually see your hard work make a difference." – Zachary M.

"Throughout my summer at PCH, I was given the opportunity to work on a variety of projects that helped me gain an understanding of PCH as well as grow my professional knowledge and experience. I acquired skills that I know will serve me well in my future career and it was an overall great experience with great people." – Elizabeth K.

"There’s nothing more helpful than real-life working experience and that is what PCH provides!" – Steven D.

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Winning Wisdom
 

undefined"PCH is such a creative and  collaborative environment,  with a wide variety of fun and  exciting projects to work on. They are also on top of all of  the current trends and technology, encouraging employees to learn  new platforms and techniques, making it a great place to grow  and expand my skill set. It has  been a great experience for me."

Shannon Clifford, Head Web Designer

 

undefined"They don't call Publishers Clearing House ‘the house that makes dreams come true’ for nothing. Because even though I can't win the Sweepstakes as an employee of PCH, I still consider myself a winner. My prize is having a job that I actually enjoy coming to every day. A job that has encouraged and enabled me to grow into a leader. One that's always evolving, always challenging and always pushing me to be the best I can be.”

Amanda Candan, Associate Creative Director

 

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Valmon Dawson, Front End Web Developer 



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Want to Join Our Winning Team?  

Make Our Mission Yours: Entertain, Inspire and Delight with 

Winning Opportunities, Games and Relevant, Compelling Offers! 

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Enjoy a Wide Array of Benefits Including:

* Competitive Salary and Bonuses

* Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance Plans

* 401k Match

* Tuition Assistance, Onsite Career Advancement, Training Courses & PCH University

* Generous Paid Time Off Policies including: Sick Time, Vacation Time, Holiday of Choice Days, and Volunteer Time

* "PCH Pep Events," Ice Cream Socials, August Fridays, Health & Wellness Fair, BBQ's, PCH Basketball and much more!

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Giving Makes Us Feel Like Winners, Too!

Whether we're awarding life-changing prizes, or changing lives with charitable donations, PCHers are motivated by the excitement of giving every single day!

We've been making dreams come true for charities, too with the PCH Giveback. With each Giveback event, fans from all across the nation have rallied together on our social networks to celebrate charitable causes and help PCH make a difference. Check it out!

Publishers Clearing House Reviews

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Port Washington, NY
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    Positive Outlook
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    I worked at Publishers Clearing House full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great upper management with great vacation time and benefits

    Cons

    Slow decision making at times

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing

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Publishers Clearing House Interviews

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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Publishers Clearing House in August 2016.

    Interview

    Waste of time. HR rep called me during middle of work to tell me they were interested - fine. I asked him if my one day availability during the school year would be okay, and he said it was.

    When I went in to interview, they told me they could only do $12/hr, less than my current internship, and that one day a week wouldn't work for them...

    Why not just say you couldn't do one day a week in the first place? Why waste my time like that?

    They also made me fill out a paper application after they had already gotten my resume electronically.

    HR also made fun of the fact that I took online courses at stanford??? Really not sure what's going on over at PCH HR.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your availability during the week?   1 Answer
    • What kind of work will the insights Intern be doing? (I asked the HR rep this)   1 Answer
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