Sales and Analytics Intern at Bloomberg

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£24,000 - £25,999
Roles
Business Analytics Business Intelligence Business Management Customer Service Financial Management

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6.6/10

The Role
6.3
Organisation
7.0

Socialising

6.5

The Role

Role Description

Three days in sales -prospecting and client relationship
2 day in analytics-helpdesk and campaign calling

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

Enjoyed working here temporarily to learn more about what kind of environment I would thrive in for a long term career, Good people, nice offices.

7/10

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

very respectful colleagues. Flat structure. everyone was patient and approachable.

9/10

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

Support and guidance varied in departments and from one team leader to another. Sales is generally more independent whereas analytics is structured. Supervisors efforts varied based on how much they liked individual.

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Progressively more busy throughout the internship, were given more projects and seeked out projects independently.

5/10

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

company is not scared for new interns to make mistakes...happy for us to interact with clients from the very first day. Did however prepare us for each conversation before.

5/10

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

none whatsoever for degree studies. however soft skills are developed such as sales/presentation/communication skills.

5/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

busy, energetic.

8/10

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

very well organised. HR did a fantastic job!

9/10

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

Offered a basic financial training for a couple of days at the beginning of the internship.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
5/10

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

Impression that it is slower now to progress out of analytics into sales than pre financial crisis. Efforts are made to promote employees to advanced specialists with analytics.

5/10

Social

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

5/10

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

cost of living is very expensive. socialising is fantastic, plenty of things going on in London every evening and weekend

3/10

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

FANTASTIC

10/10

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

bob events (charity volunteering) is encouraged at the company. Can take days out to volunteer with colleagues.

8/10

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