Software Engineer at Bloomberg

Top Employer
Duration
Placement (5-9 Months)
Region
London
Review Date
Roles
Computer and Systems Engineering

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Bloomberg is a Top Employer

4.5/5

The Role
4.8
The Company
4.8
The Culture
3.8

Role Description

Developer and maintainer of bnef.com.

The Role

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

I really loved it, nothing much to say but awesome.
5 /5

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

A lot, they were really accepting of me and did respect my work a lot.
5 /5

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

I was given all the help and collaboration I needed.
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Sometimes not enough but as a general rule it was well balanced.
4 /5

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

I was able to take on projects on my own and I was trusted to accomplish the tasks I was appointed.
5 /5

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

It definitely made me a better person and a better software engineer.
5 /5

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The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Really good, everybody tried their best to be nice and have a nice working atmosphere.
5 /5

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

I was integrated in the team and it was really smooth.
5 /5

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

I think they did a lot and offered me the possibility to improve myself.
5 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Financial Bonus
4 /5

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

A lot.
5 /5

The Culture

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

Yes there was.
5 /5

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

London is expensive, no surprise here.
3 /5

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

I am not a night bird.
3 /5

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

Yes there were.
5 /5

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