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Updated February 24, 2017
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Pros
  • Great Company, Great Work life balance (in 46 reviews)

  • Relatively stress free work environment, with constant opportunity to learn new technologies (in 45 reviews)

Cons
  • Depending on supervisors work/life balance can be a struggle (in 15 reviews)

  • Hudson location is much less lively than Times Square (in 23 reviews)

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  1. "Intern"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Viacom as an intern

    Pros

    Amazing people, intern projects are real projects, plenty of opportunities to connect with people outside of your department

    Cons

    I wish I could work more hours


  2. "Viacom Contractor"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends

    I worked at Viacom as a contractor

    Pros

    Amazing staff, Fun Job, Fun Atmosphere, Creative

    Cons

    Moving Into A Full Time Position After Contract Ends


  3. "Great"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Viacom full-time

    Pros

    Great Company, Great Work life balance

    Cons

    Hard to move up internally


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  5. "Ad Ops Specialist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Viacom full-time

    Pros

    Amazing people and great team

    Cons

    Very college like environment


  6. "Amazing"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in New York, NY
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Freedom to speak like I actually mattered. Great exposure to industry. Friendly people.

    Cons

    Average pay. Little to no informationals.


  7. "Intern"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A lot of opportunities at Viacom.

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of.


  8. "Great"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - TV Land in New York, NY
    Former Intern - TV Land in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    great environment, loved going there, respected my bosses, great job training

    Cons

    as an intern they underestimate your ability and do not give you enough work unless you ask for it


  9. "Amazing Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Viacom (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I loved everything that this company has to offer, from Thursday happy hour in the building, to a festive atmosphere for every holiday.

    Cons

    I have nothing bad to say about this company!

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing and continue to have trust in your employees cause great things come from it


  10. "Human Resources Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Monica, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Monica, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Such a great internship! The really engage in their interns and the managers teach you a lot about the department you are working in. They also have a lot of activities for the interns to interact and build their career for the future.

    Cons

    There are no cons for this internship.


  11. "Great Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Atmosphere, events, culture, and subsidized food pricing

    Cons

    Coffee machines are often broken



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