What It’s Like To Work At Publishers Clearing House!

Hello everyone!!

My name is Alyssa, and I am interning in the Promotion Development department at Publishers Clearing House…actually I’m reporting to someone you all know – Danielle Lam of the PCH Prize Patrol!  As my first week as an intern at Publishers Clearing House comes to an end, all I can think about is how exciting and eventful my summer is going to be. I have to say that I was a little nervous on my first day, but as soon as I walked through the doors of PCH, everyone was very welcoming and very excited for me to begin my internship experience.

I only knew of PCH as the company that shows up to people’s doors with big checks and balloons, but since I started, I have learned so much more about what this company does.  So far, I have been focusing on helping out the Prize Patrol! I have already begun analyzing video clips from different news channels across the country and national TV Shows that mention PCH.  I’m also helping Danielle put together a report of these mentions…it’s a cool task!

However, my favorite day so far was my second day! I got the opportunity to go with Danielle and Laura to present a Big Check…something people only dream about being able to do! I was so excited when Danielle invited me to come and could not believe that only on my second day I would be out on the field surprising someone! This award was part of the Mutt-i-grees America Adopts PSA contest. The check was delivered to a school that submitted a PSA video on why people should adopt a mutt-i-gree. The video was very inspirational and gave a lot of facts about why people should adopt animals. Because of their amazing video, the school was able to win first place in their age group and a $2,500 grant. I was so happy to be a part of the surprise!

My second day at work at Publishers Clearing House

The looks on the student’s faces when Laura and I walked into the room with the Big Check, balloons and flowers were so funny…everyone was just in shock! Before we walked in, they thought they were attending an assembly about bullying…boy were they shocked when they realized it was something so wonderful!! I hope that I will be able to experience another trip with the Prize Patrol…who knows…it could even be one of YOU reading this blog if you enter the sweepstakes!

My second day working at PCH

I have always wanted a job where I would be able to help and meet people from all over the country and Publishers Clearing House definitely does that.

I look forward to filling you all in on my internship experience this summer. One of the most important things that I have learned is how REAL PCH is. Real people win the sweepstakes, and it takes a lot of PCH employees and a lot of work to make those sweepstakes come to life.

I wish you all the best of luck — and remember, be sure to enter today for your chance to win the Mega Prize on June 30th!

Alyssa C.
Promotion Development Intern

P.S. Tune in all summer as I follow up on my internship experience and tell you more about what it’s like to work at Publishers Clearing House! I’ll also be giving you updates on what’s going on with the Prize Patrol!!

P.P.S. I would love if you would leave a comment below about your experience with the PCH and the Prize Patrol, and how they have impacted your life! Tell me if you would be excited to have a chance to deliver a big check to a lucky winner??


21 thoughts on “What It’s Like To Work At Publishers Clearing House!”

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  2. Emily Cowart says:

    I for one know what goes on behind the scenes of a working
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  3. Emily Cowart says:

    It doesn’t take much to make me
    happy. Number 1. I would like for my computer keys to not stick. Ha!
    Number 2, I want to win enough
    money for my husband and I to be
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  4. Ms. Olguie Robles-Toro says:

    I have been having problems with the PCH Search & Win – I complete the process and can not get out, without having the notice stating that if I leave I forfit my opportunity to win come up. There is also a problem with the search engine I get to login get a thank you note but can not search because it does not open up to respond to the inquiry, it goes back to Search & Win page. It would benefit your contestant/ customers if you rectify these problems and have an exsit/logout icon once we have completed the process / entries. Thank you

    1. PCH Staff PCH Staff says:

      Hi Olguie, the email message that you received is referring only to the entry opportunity contained in that email. All of your other timely entries are valid and will remain valid even if you don’t respond to the email. This email is simply offering you another winning opportunity.

      If you’re having trouble logging in, please send us a message using our Ask Us page found here: http://pch.custhelp.com/app/ask so that we can look into this for you.

      - Jussie W. at PCH

  5. Joel Perrigo says:

    I am searching for the PCH 2014
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  6. I’am hoping every day that Luck will came by on me, so that i can help any one ask me for donation, every day for last 2 yrs now ask,ask ask ask for help I’m very sorry that i can’not afford to give just 10 buck only guys that the only i got to give u very Sorry,sorry Folks.

  7. dariush maryamian says:

    I hope my dream comes true Ipray for that day to see guys

  8. Tanya McGee says:

    hi there alyssa your job looks fun so I know you enjoy it in making so many peoples dreams come true…this was my first time entering in pch sweepstake I hope I can be that big winner on june 30th it would be a blessing considering i’m currently unemployed with 2 kids a home and car to take care of..anywho GOOD LUCK TO YOU ALL

  9. kimberly stewart says:

    hi, i would like to say also, enjoy your job, cause it really looks fun,and you probably go home everyday with an excited story,, well i just got an email saying i won the pch lotto, but then i said dont they come to your door? it came in my spam mail..but when i went back to play my pch lotto, it frozed… so i said oh well one of these days, cause im not working, it will come in handy, and maybe i will see you at my door… be blessed.

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