Software Engineering Intern at Bloomberg

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
City of London Central London and City
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Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Information Technology

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7.5/10

The Role
8.2
Organisation
7.6

Socialising

6.2

The Role

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

Very enjoyable. The work was challenging and interesting, and the environment very open and friendly.

9/10

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2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

I feel like I made a valuable contribution to my team and they have recognized that.

7/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

Interactions with management were frequent and I was given daily guidance.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Quite busy, there was a lot of work to do - but never more than could be reasonably handled.

10/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

The project was of such a nature such that even if it failed, it would not be a net loss for the team. So I did not feel like I was "running the show".

5/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

The technical and soft skills obtained were invaluable, and will definitely be of great help in the future.

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very open and friendly, sometimes maybe a bit distracting.

7/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Organization was very professional, and the recruitment team were easy to interact with.

10/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

They offered a week-long training program as part of the 10-week internship.

5/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
7/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

I would seriously consider offers for permanent employment.

9/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

There were plenty of events organized by the company for the interns, so those were good opportunities for social interaction.

7/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

Extremely high.

5/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Virtually non-existent as this was a financial district, but from what I hear plenty of good nightlife areas around the city.

3/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

London offers endless attractions.

10/10

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