Rating

4.6/5
  • Skills
    4.5
  • Responsibilities
    4.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    4.8
  • Your Impressions
    4.3

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • My role was to work on a programming project. This involved mainly Python programming and team meetings (daily standups, weekly sprint plans) and daily catchups with my mentor.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Learnt financial knowledge, specifically in FX trading Improved Python programming skills Learnt and improved C++ programming skills


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • I had an independent project to work on (with guidance and supervision of my mentor and manager), so there is a fair amount of responsibility. There is also an expectation of sharing your updates on a daily basis with the team, so some daily progress is expected.


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 4/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • A lot of support/guidance from my two mentors and manager, and other software engineers from other teams too,


  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Very open, collaborative work culture, with many events and activities which are free to attend. Easy to network and meet other engineers in the company.


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • Highly enjoyable with many learning outcomes.


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Bloomberg
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Bloomberg to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Bloomberg
  • Ask questions, network with others and attend the events


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Information Technology, Computer and Systems Engineering

Central London and City

3rd September 2021


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