Monday, March 19, 2018

Viacom Launches Apprenticeship Scheme At London HQ; Rebrands 'MTV Breaks' As 'Viacom Breaks'

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has created a new 15-month paid apprenticeship scheme, which will offer four applicants the opportunity to study towards a junior content producer NVQ Level 3 qualification.

Update (3/19): This week is your last chance to apply for Nickelodeon's Internships! Looking for a career in Brand Management? Join the Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products' (NVCP) London Team as a Franchise Management Intern to develop some of their key brands!

In additional news, Broadcast Magazine has named Viacom in London as one of the Top 20 Best Places to Work in TV! Congrats Viacom! :)

The recruitment process will start in Summer 2018 with the successful candidates being appointed in November 2018. Apprentices will have the opportunity to work across a range of departments including Milkshake!, MTV Talent and Comedy Central digital.

The company has also re-branded 'MTV Breaks' to 'Viacom Breaks' with the opportunity for around 40 successful applicants to start work in June 2018 across its entire portfolio of channels including Nickelodeon, Channel 5, MTV, and Comedy Central, earning £19,890 (GPB) for the year.

This twelve month scheme will launch on Monday 19th February 2018 and the company also hopes to fill more than 60 four-day work experience opportunities in its Hawley Crescent headquarters in Camden, North London.

More information about Viacom Breaks can be found on Viacom Talent's Break into TV website.

Good luck to everyone who applies for these fantastic opportunity's! :)

Break into TV from Viacom Talent on Vimeo.

Here's what some of Viacom Talent's current Interns had to say about their experiences:

Myth busting with Viacom BREAKS - #1 | Viacom Talent

Myth busting with Viacom BREAKS!⠀

MYTH: You won’t get paid.

TRUTH: Viacom BREAKS' apprenticeships and internships are in fact paid placements!

Myth busting with Viacom BREAKS - #2

MYTH: You have to have experience

TRUTH: Viacom's internships, apprenticeships and work experience opportunities are there to help you to get your break!

Myth busting with Viacom BREAKS - #3

MYTH: “I’ll just be making tea”

TRUTH: There’s no constant tea-making, from the get-go you’re an integral part of the team

Myth busting with Viacom BREAKS - #4

MYTH: You need a degree to apply ⠀

TRUTH: You don’t need a degree, you just need passion and talent

Mything busting with Viacom Breaks - #5

MYTH: “Its not what you know but who you know”

TRUTH: the right contact could help you be spotted, but so can working hard and determination

Mythbusting with Viacom BREAKS - #6

Mythbusting with Viacom BREAKS!

MYTH: Just submit a CV to everyone

TRUTH: Don’t just rely on CVs, Social Media is a valuable tool in making yourself discoverable, as are blogs, portfolios and personal websites!

Viacom Job Swap - Alison vs Jack

As part of Viacom's internship launch, they also challenged their Leadership team and their Interns to swap roles. May the best job win!

Viacom Job Swap - Suki vs Olu

Viacom Job Swap - Matt vs Wez

Viacom Job Swap - Kerry vs Kat

Viacom Job Swap - James vs Sophie

More VIMN: See also: International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia 2017 | Viacom Talent!

Tia Apprentice Video

At Viacom we are celebrating our apprentices as its national apprenticeship week! Here's Tia with a quick Q&A!


National Apprenticeship Week - Leila Q&A

At Viacom we are celebrating our apprentices as it's National Apprenticeship Week!

Here's Leila with a quick Q&A!


Hannah Jones Insta Takeover - James Bay Concert 15th March | Viacom Talent

It's not all work work work!

Apprentice Hannah was able to go to a James Bay concert recently, a work perk as Hannah is part of the TAM (Talent & Music) team at MTV.

If you missed her Insta Stories Takeover, check out the full video here!

Originally published: Friday, February 16, 2018.

Original source: DTG.
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