Feb 5, 2013

Why 1.2 Million People Want to Work for Comcast

Each year we get a staggering number of job applications across the Comcast family of companies.  In 2012, more than 1.2 million people applied for a job at Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal, Comcast-Spectacor and Comcast Ventures.  That’s 4,650 per business each day.

Comcast is a global media and technology company with 126,000 employees around the world.  We are in a unique position to participate in so many innovative and interesting businesses, and are able to offer jobs across a wide range of locations and businesses.  At Comcast, you can invent new technologies, design new apps, develop innovative products, create new television shows and movies, deliver the news and the latest sports entertainment or engineer the latest theme park experiences.  We also offer thousands of solid jobs in communities across the country – jobs in which people deliver these cool products and experiences to the homes and businesses of our millions of customers.

We think Comcast is an extraordinary place to work, and we put in a lot of time and effort into finding the best talent.   At any given time, we have about 2,000 positions open across the company, and we have approximately 170 recruiters working to identify candidates.   Our recruiters look for smart, passionate people who are imaginative, entrepreneurial and collaborative.  One thing that makes Comcast stand out among Fortune 50 companies is that we are incredibly entrepreneurial.  And we want our employees to have the same passion for new ideas that has been the foundation for our company for 50 years.

There has never been a more exciting time to be at Comcast.  The media and technology industry is growing and changing at a rapid pace, and Comcast is helping to shape that future.  Our businesses are strong and growing.  We have incredible scale, delivering TV and Internet, entertainment, sports and news, communications, television and movies to millions.  We have diversity of opportunity, and diversity of ideas.  And we believe that with the right technology – and the right people– the possibilities are endless.

If you are interested in being part of something big, we encourage you to check out our career sites to see what opportunities await.

Comcast Jobs: By the Numbers

  • Total Number of Employees: Approximately 126,000
  • Number of Applicants in 2012: 1.2 million (4,650 per day)
  • Comcast Cable: 840,000 (70,000 per month)
  • NBCUniversal: 347,920
  • Universal Studios Theme Parks: 195,000
  • Comcast-Spectacor: 30,000
 
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