Gigi Robinson at WB

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If you’re a young professional hoping to break into the entertainment industry, an internship at Warner Bros. can be a great place to start.

The 98-year-old company operates in more than 30 countries, releases films in more than 120 territories, and employs 8,000 people worldwide. It’s ranked No. 30 on career-research site Zippia’s list of 100 best media companies to work for, ahead of the likes of The Walt Disney Company and Paramount Pictures.

What’s more, those who work there rate it highly, according to Glassdoor, which reports a 4 out of 5 rating, an 80% approval rating of WB’s CEO Ann Sarnoff, and that nearly 80% of employees would recommend working there to a friend. 

According to WB’s job posting for spring 2020 digital-marketing interns, the studio is “always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team.” 

Insider spoke with two current students and one recent grad who applied last year and got the job. They shared what it’s really like to participate in the program, as well as some perks they got out of it that went above and beyond their $15 an hour pay.

Gigi Robinson, a social-media strategist and designer who’s a master’s student at the University of Southern California, described the WB internship as a “total score.”

“If I were to be offered the position again as an intern, I would 100% take it,” she told Insider.

Among Robinson’s many duties during her WB stint were researching the latest TikTok trends and updating release schedules for international theaters, which she said were constantly changing because of COVID-19.

Liliana Armendariz, who graduated in May from Chapman University and now works as a service specialist for Apple, continually applied for a WB internship throughout undergrad before finally landing the opportunity.  

Armendariz’s role as a digital-marketing …read more

Source:: Business Insider


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