News Intern at Bloomberg

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£22,000 - £23,999
Roles
Journalism

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9.0/10

The Role
9.0
Organisation
9.0

Socialising

9.0

The Role

Role Description

Worked writing articles for Bloomberg News.

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

I absolutely loved it, it's an incredible internship, and even if you're not interested in business journalism necessarily, it's excellent to get experience in the newsroom.

9/10

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

You're treated almost as an equal, but often receive just enough support and then are left to go off and do your own thing.

10/10

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

A great deal, but occasionally they are too busy.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

It varied. Depending on the day, anywhere from absolutely slammed to kind of bored. Generally verging on busier days.

8/10

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

A great deal.

9/10

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

I haven't started yet, but I can only assume that the training you receive in this is instrumental in the rest of your life.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Amazing. It's extremely open and helpful, you can ask virtually anyone for help and they'll step up.

10/10

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

Extremely well organized.

10/10

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

An incredible amount of time and investment goes into the interns at Bloomberg.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
5/10

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

Extremely appealing, Bloomberg is one of the few companies offering such amazing opportunities, particularly in journalism.

10/10

Social

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

Yes, many drinks were had.

10/10

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

Extremely expensive, but that's just a function of London.

10/10

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

Good, but I didn't really take advantage.

9/10

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

A few, but the day can get quite busy.

7/10