My summer internship at CNBC gave me an inside glimpse of the multifaceted nature of news production at a global media company. Before interning in CNBC's market research department, my media experience was focused on news reporting as I had worked at a newspaper and as an online editorial intern for NBCUniversal's market owned station websites.
While an intern at CNBC, I learned a variety of reports to run in order to ascertain trends in viewer habits, audience
My departure from news production into research was a smooth one, due largely in part to the team I worked with. When I was interviewed by my internship advisor and senior research manager on the phone I was immediately struck by how genuine, yet professional she was. She was a pleasure to talk to and — little did I know — this was the attitude of the rest of the team I was about to join.
CNBC's most defining quality may just be its people. Across all of the departments, people are not only focused and