Rating

4.4/5
  • About You
    4.3
  • The Company
    4.4
  • Everything Else
    4.5

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • Highly interactive BCS insight program which offered a comprehensive overview of Bloomberg as a whole as well as the BCS department specifically.

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • As there were only 12 candidates on the program, everyone at Bloomberg was able to ask questions and receive in-depth and helpful answers.

    4/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • Being the first virtual BCS insight program, some techncical difficulties occurred but these were explained clearly and resolved rapidly. For additional questions and queries, everyone on the program was very responsive to emails and IB messages

    4/5

  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The skills learnt and information received during this insight week were amazing: from being given access to the terminal itself as well as access to the Bloomberg's market course (BMC) before the program started to the very last Q&A panel, the BCS insight program offered an in-depth understanding of how the BCS department works and the crucial role that Bloomberg plays in the financial industry.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • A detailed schedule of the week was sent out prior to the program and it offered a very varied and fun line-up of activities.

    4/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • All the other insighters were very excited to be participating in this program despite it being online. The people at Bloomberg were exceptional in answering our questions and queries.

    4/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Access to the terminal as well as the BMC course prior to the insight program as well as prizes to incentivise friendly competition between the candidates showed high investment on behalf of the BCS team.

    5/5

  • 8. To what extent did the insight help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?
  • A very comprehensive overview of the company was given through introductory talks from Bloomberg employees in a wide range of departments.

    5/5

  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • 5/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • 4/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  • Costs would have been covered if the program was in-person. This insight was virtual.


  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • Despite being online, everyone was very responsive to any questions asked as follow-ups to their presentations.

    5/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • 4/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • 4/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • 5/5

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Central London and City

5th August 2020


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