R&D Intern at Bloomberg

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£28,000 - £29,999
Roles
Computer Science

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8.1/10

The Role
8.8
Organisation
8.8

Socialising

6.2

The Role

Role Description

Assigned to a team within R&D and given a selection of projects to work on

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

Great experience, throughly enjoyed the work

10/10

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

All my work is being used by employees

8/10

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

My mentor and manager gave all of their spare time to help me with my projects

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was given projects to do that allowed me to work pretty much at my own pace

10/10

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

All of my projects were low priority but I received a lot of positive feedback on the usefulness of my minor changes

7/10

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

As I did a computer science based intern-ship, it used the skills I have honed in my university course and provided practice ready for my next year

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The other interns were fantastic and the whole office had a very friendly atmosphere as well as treating us like real employees

8/10

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

The internship is a well established program and this was evident throughout the summer

9/10

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

We were given ample training as well as extra optional financial training

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
8/10

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

I'm hoping to hear back in the next couple of weeks with a job offer

9/10

Social

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

We organised a lot of our own social activities but some were provided by the company

9/10

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

Living expenses were fairly high, but what I was expecting from London and we were paid very well.

4/10

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

There were bars and clubs in the area but I did not use them much due to the long working hours.

6/10

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

Extra activities were organised for the internship scheme amounting to 5 or 6 over the summer

6/10

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