Software Engineering intern at Bloomberg

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

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9.3/10

The Role
9.0
Organisation
9.2

Socialising

9.8

The Role

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

It's been a great experience working at bloomberg in London. Although due to the pandemic the internship took place remotely, it was still very fun and rewarding.

10/10

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

I felt like a normal member of the team and everyone was super helpful.

10/10

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

My mentor was always there when I needed help.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I had a fair but manageable amount of work on a daily basis.

7/10

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

My project was related to a very core functionality of my teams product.

10/10

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

The training was very bloomberg focused but we learned a few nice tricks in general.

7/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very collaborative and friendly.

9/10

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

Great work from the HR team organizing the remote internship, especially considering that most companies had to cancel theirs.

10/10

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

We had 2 solid weeks of training which I consider to be enough for an internship.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Working from home
9/10

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

From what I'm told, if you do well on your internship, it's very likely to get a returning offer.

9/10

Social

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

There were plenty of intern events to help us meet each other and socialize.

9/10

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

Worked from home so pretty cheap.

10/10

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

Worked from Greece so...

10/10

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

Plenty, including philanthropies, yoga sessions, cook alongs etc.

10/10

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