Intern at Bloomberg

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Europe
Review Date
Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Computer Science

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8.3/10

The Role
8.5
Organisation
8.6

Socialising

7.8

The Role

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

It was awesome, challenging, but entertaining at the same time.

10/10

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

It is a competitive company, but everyone values and helps everyone in need.

9/10

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

My mentor was very helpful, especially at the beginning when I wasn't sure about what I have to use and how to use it.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Not very stressful, but I had to put in consistent work in order to get everything planned done.

8/10

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

I was told from the beginning that what I was about to do will be very helpful for the team, so I knew from then that I had quite a lot of responsibility, which I enjoyed and thrived on.

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've learned a lot of new technologies (including a new programming language from scratch) which I'm sure I'll be using a lot in the future.

5/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Relaxed, it was the perfect environment to work in, in my opinion.

10/10

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

Very much so, from the trainings at the beginning to all the events throughout the internship.

10/10

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

The first two weeks were entirely for training, I was assigned a personal mentor I could ask any questions I had, so I'd say the firm invested quite a lot of time and resources to train us.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
5/10

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

Very much so.

10/10

Social

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

Yes, quite a lot of networking events specially designed to bring all interns from all departments together.

10/10

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

About 1500 pounds a month for accommodation plus other living expenses.

5/10

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

Quite vibrant.

8/10

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

Yes, some of them were even organised by the company.

8/10

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