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Horrible place to work

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
Former Employee - Intern  in  New York, NY (US)
Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY (US)

Pros

-name recognition of the company

Cons

-inattentive supervisors and very picky about minute things
-not as lively and fun as the brand is seen in public

Advice to ManagementAdvice

-interns are people too you know

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    Great Internship at MTV.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Creative Music Integration Intern  in  Santa Monica, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Creative Music Integration Intern in Santa Monica, CA (US)

    Pros

    Fun, young, energetic staff with a lot of good ideas. They don't take themselves too seriously, but do take their work very seriously. The work I did was not very "intern-y", and I was given responsibilities and trust in my capabilities.

    Cons

    Easy to blend in because the company is so large, and you will be forgotten if you do not network and make sure people remember you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to make interns feel valued and a useful part of the team.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great opportunities and benefits, but difficult to rise up within your department

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Digital Production Assistant  in  New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Digital Production Assistant in New York, NY (US)

    Pros

    There are many different career opportunities within the company itself. MTV employees are generally from a very young crowd - in my department, I don't believe anybody is over 40. MTV provides amazing health benefits and employee discounts with a wide range of companies and services. One of my favorite "perks" is the 10k a year tuition reimbursement (tax free until you you go over 5k I think). If you're lucky, you will get to work with a great team of people.

    Cons

    It is difficult to move up the ladder within your own department. If you are hired on as a freelancer, it may take a while to get a head count approval and get converted to a full-time position even if your manager and boss recognize your value to the team. If you are below manager level, your pay will not be anything nominal.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If your lower level employees are valuable, be sure to tell them often. If you want them to stay, give them an actual raise (besides the 3% annual) or a promotion.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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