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Viacom Overview

New York, NY
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public (VIA)
Motion Picture Production & Distribution
$10+ billion (USD) per year

Working at Viacom

Viacom connects with diverse audiences everywhere they are. As a leading global entertainment content company, we know what our viewers want and proudly deliver it across the globe through television, motion pictures and a wide range of digital media.

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Company Updates

  • Every year, Viacom recognizes employees making a positive impact in their communities and in the lives of others by donating $10,000 each to the causes they champion. This year, we congratulate Victor Caro (VP, Nickelodeon Ad Sales) for helping hurricane survivors in Puerto Rico with the Warrior Angels Rescue organization and Flora Huang (VP, Paramount Pictures Finance & Planning) for mentoring youth in Watts, CA with the nonprofit Red Eye. Hear about their volunteer work, how they got involved and what winning this award means to them:

    5 Questions With the 2017 Viacommunity Award Winners

    ?Congratulations to Victor Caro (VP, Nickelodeon Ad Sales) and Flora Huang (VP, Paramount Pictures Finance & Planning), our 2017 Viacommunity Award winners! We recognize them for making a positive impact in the lives of others - Victor for helping hurricane survivors in Puerto Rico with the Warrior Angels Rescue organization, and Flora for mentoring youth in [...]

  • "The third season of 'RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars' was the show’s most-watched season yet -- including both regular and all-stars seasons. The VH1 hit was also the No. 1 original cable series in its time period, according to Nielsen." More via Billboard:

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Viacom – Why Work For Us?


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Viacom is home to the world's premier entertainment brands that connect with audiences through compelling content across television, motion picture, online and mobile platforms in over 160 countries and territories. The official Viacom site contains information about our brands and company culture.

With media networks reaching approximately 700 million global subscribers, Viacom's leading brands include MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, BET Her, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV Land, SPIKE, Tr3s, Paramount Channel and VIVA.

Paramount Pictures, America's oldest film studio and creator of many of the most beloved motion pictures, continues today as a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.

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The strength of our company is​ our people, some of the most talented and creative in the industry. Our multigenerational, multicultural workforce has shaped a unique culture centered on creative excellence, teamwork, opportunity and inclusion. We work hard to ensure that our diverse collection of creative thinkers, dreamers and doers are empowered to be their complete self and do their best work; and we are committed to fostering an environment that engages and respects all of our employees.

Viacommunity: Driving Social Impact

Viacommunity is the global umbrella covering all of Viacom’s social impact and purpose-driven initiatives. By leveraging Viacom’s culture of creativity, Viacommunity offers programs that empower, engage and inspire our employees, audiences and company to make a difference in the global communities we serve.


Why Join Viacom?

Viacom has a clear vision: to be the premier destination where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and do their best work. We pride ourselves on bringing the best entertainment to our global audiences, and we know our company runs on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and creative employees. At Viacom, you will have the opportunity to develop your professional career at the home of iconic brands like BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount and others.


Why Intern at Viacom?

Want to activate your career at the home of iconic brands like BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount, and more? Viacom’s National Internship and Post-Graduate Programs allows you to start and grow your career in a vibrant and inclusive environment working with students and employees from various backgrounds. Through our varied program offerings, you’ll gain exposure across the organization while making meaningful connections for your future and accessing exciting career opportunities.

Viacom Internship Perks: Professional Development and More

Our program’s mission is to identify, retain, and grow our top interns! The Viacom Campus to Career team will hold sessions each semester to help interns network, build skills, and receive feedback. From resume workshops and career seminars, to in house networking events, and advice from recruiters – we are committed to helping talent grow at Viacom. Additionally, interns often have the opportunity to attend Daily Show tapings, screenings, focus groups and more! Check us out on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

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    -Interns that take initiative can transition into employees
    -Opportunities for growth and development
    -Internal Mobility
    -Cool corporate culture and office vibe
    -Fun employee perks
    -Supportive Management
    -Flexible work arrangements


    The main office is located in Times Square, which can be a challenging area to work because of traffic/tourists, but at least it has access to most public transportation.

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Viacom Interviews



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    I applied online. I interviewed at Viacom.


    over the phone interview with HR, took about 15 minutes. Really nice and encouraging. It was a screening interview for placement into a network. Asked about my experience and interests. asked ideally what i would like to be doing after graduation.

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Viacom Awards & Accolades

  • Top 40 Companies at Attracting and Keeping Top Talent, LinkedIn, 2016
  • Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies to Work For, Indeed, 2016
  • 39 Most Popular, Most Flexible Companies, FlexJobs, 2017
  • Best Places to Work, Indeed, 2017
  • 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers, Working Mother Magazine, 2017
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