Intern-Philanthropy at Bloomberg

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£22,000 - £23,999
Roles
Administration/Secretarial Art Charity/Non Profit Market Research

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8.1/10

The Role
8.7
Organisation
8.8

Socialising

6.2

The Role

Role Description

Anything and every thing. Main duties included:
Assist Philanthropy team on grants management and special projects.
Event Planning and managing Guest list for events.
Weekly Philanthropic update (manage content with team members)
Respond to employee inquiries about Philanthropy related questions (BHOT)
Charitable giving-Evaluation of review of non-profit organisations. Companywide charitable requests,

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

Very exciting opportunitis. Great place to meet people and network.

8/10

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

The team was very close knit and it was so easy to talk to everyone.

10/10

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

My managers were extremely busy people and you need to ask the right questions to get their advice. Especially about future careers and opportunities, you need to know what you want, nobody is there to babysit you.

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Some days were extremely busy, maniac, and some days were slow...like any other job.

10/10

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

You need to look out for opportunities to contribute to projects and ask to be put on it, unless you will end up doing the boring boring stuffs. I asked to be involved in specific projects early on, so I was never bored.

7/10

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

Developed my skills massively, My employees put me in touch with other employees to further my career, my time management, writing and communicating skills improved greatly. I was always working on a variety of projects so had a variety in my internship.

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

There was always an event. There was always chatter, noise, and movement around.It might be a bit daunting for a very quiet, introverted person.

9/10

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

The HR Team set up the internship extremely well. Organisation was good, but you really need to come in and know what you want from the internship and work towards that because the time goes very fast.

8/10

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

There were loads of trainings on interviews, presentation, networking skills, etc...Depending on how your team is set up, it might be a bit problematic for you to attend most of the sessions.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
9/10

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

Some departments are good at keeping their interns eg Sales and Analytics, Global data etc..other small, Niche ones dont keep on interns. However if you are interested in Finance, Sales or Tech, and have multiple languages, there are always opportunities. It's easy to move to Bloomberg offices in other regiosn aswell, if you are into travelling....

9/10

Social

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

There was always a party, just like uni days....

9/10

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

Very expensive, although to learn to bring your packed lunch, eat from the pantry and go to the club early to bag in the free pre drinks....

1/10

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

If you are into clubs, bars, dancing, sports..and have cash to spare...there was always something...

10/10

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

Networking....there is always something, you just have to ask...

5/10

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