Network communications at Bloomberg

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£22,000 - £23,999
Roles
Information Technology

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8.7/10

The Role
10.0
Organisation
7.4

Socialising

8.2

The Role

Role Description

Obtaining Price quotes/Vendor Availability for potential circuit orders.
Data analysis on Telecoms spend, billing and service.
Learning and managing circuit design and implementation.

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

The whole culture of Bloomberg is amazing.

10/10

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

I felt extremely important, and was working on a real live network. My colleagues have treated me no more less than a full time employee.

10/10

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

There was always guidance no matter what. My team were extremely supportive at all times of the internship.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Almost always. No matter what there is always something to do within Networks as bloomberg has many clients.

10/10

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

I was working set the same tasks as full time employees, in fact when one of the employees were on annual leave I covered their line of work.

10/10

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

My degree doesn't really have anything to do with Networks as I study computer science but being exposed to bloomberg technology has given me some ideas I can implement.

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The atmosphere was very warm and comforting full of a variety of different characters and smiles on everyone's face.

10/10

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

Very well organised. HR have done an incredible jobs by organizing all skill learning sessions, networking events, etc

5/10

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

A lot of full time employees time was invested into me getting the hang of using the Bloomberg system and training me up so I am comfortable to complete the job.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
7/10

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

I really want to come back as a full time employee. It is the best company I have worked at. HR notify all interns about full time opportunities.

5/10

Social

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

There were around 116 of us which was awesome. I never felt alone and the fun never stopped.

10/10

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

Central london will always be expensive, but affordable.

3/10

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

Central london is the place to be other than the prices.

10/10

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

Always events going on outside the office.

10/10

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