By Dean’s Intern Trish Robbins at National Gegraphic
It’s easy to fall into that trap of trying to prove yourself by sticking to the mentality, “Not only can I do it all, but I can do it all by myself!” This is a big mistake, and a mistake I have been guilty of making. As important as individual skills are, the greatest lesson I’ve learned from working at National Geographic Channel is the importance of working and collaborating as a team.
From my first day as an intern in the creative marketing department at National Geographic Channel, I have been treated as an equal. I have been invited to every team meeting, cc’ed on all important emails within the team, and brought to Channel wide presentations, one of which I was able to sit only a foot away from the CEO of the Channel and listen to her input on the presentation. (More …)