Part of the Team 

Trish at National Geographic Channel

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 …)