Discovery Inc. is one of the largest providers for factual or otherwise non-scripted entertainment. The chances are you have watched at least one of their networks, some being TLC, Food Network, HGTV, and Animal Planet.
Discovery is looking to hire individuals that are innovative, creative, and curious. They want people who are unafraid to challenge themselves and are excited to explore unique and exciting opportunities.
Discovery started out as simply the “Discovery Channel” but in the 90s began acquiring companies, starting with “The Learning Channel”. It also launched spin-off networks that have lasted until this day such as “Science Channel”. In the 2000s, under president and CEO David Zaslav, Discovery branched out into many more digital media offerings.
The Discovery Intern Program is a 12 week, paid program that is offered in a variety of cities across the United States. The program allows its interns to explore different career opportunities and to strengthen their professional skills through hands-on learning experiences. The program also facilitates speaker sessions, networking events, and mentorship opportunities so that interns can learn more about their career paths. The Discovery Intern Program is geared towards rising Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate students.
7 questions where you will have a set period of time for each question. The first questions are mainly around why you are right for this role while the last 2 questions ask about what excites you in Discovery and what shows you enjoy on their various networks.
This interview will be with a team member to test your fit and go over your resume
Reach out to your alumni network and see if they can offer you insight into Discovery, Inc. and the interview process
Do research on Discovery, Inc., such as their culture, current projects, company goals, etc.
The positions are very competitive to get, so doing your research and preparing for behavioral-type questions is imperative.
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