Research and Development Intern at Bloomberg

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Financial Management Information Technology

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8.4/10

The Role
8.7
Organisation
8.6

Socialising

7.8

The Role

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

A great internship! Great atmosphere, interesting work and gained a lot of new skills

9/10

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

The work I did will be rolled out into production, not just a project that is forgotten about

8/10

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

1 week of intense training at the beginning. Continuous financial training throughout the internship and mentor/manager and team mates always keen to help out.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Working on an individual project throughout the internship

9/10

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

Enough responsibility to make you feel valued as part of the team

8/10

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

A lot of technical skills - working with an existing large code base, financial training provided also.

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Friendly atmosphere - especially in the pantry

8/10

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

Very organised, HR are keen to make sure you are enjoying the internship and any problems are solved. There could be more social events arranged though.

9/10

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

Several outside visits to financial insitutions like Bank of England/Metal exchange, financial lecture series, different technical course offerings

9/10

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 would be very happy to work at Bloomberg full time!

10/10

Social

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

All the interns are very friendly

10/10

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

London is an expensive city

5/10

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

London has a great club and bar scene

10/10

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

Not organised by work but between interns we organised a lot

6/10

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