Intern at Bloomberg

Top Employer
Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Frankfurt Europe
Review Date
Salary
£22,000 - £23,999
Roles
German Journalism Public Relations Transportation

Connect with this company

Bloomberg is a Top Employer

6.7/10

The Role
7.3
Organisation
6.8

Socialising

5.5

The Role

Role Description

Trainee reporter in Frankfurt bureau working with a variety of different journalism teams including economy, finance, transport and industry.

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

It was a challenge at times, but I learnt a lot at a fast pace, and it was often very rewarding.

6/10

Imagine yourself working at Bloomberg

RateMyPlacement is currently advertising 4 roles at Bloomberg

View jobs now →

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

Very much so. People in the office treated me like a normal colleague and not as somebody junior to them.

7/10

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

My bureau chief here was a constant support, giving me opportunities, explaining things and offering feedback.

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Variable, but usually handled a few jobs at once.

5/10

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

As much as anyone else who is fully-employed at Bloomberg. I fully respect and appreciate that.

8/10

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

The skills I learnt at Bloomberg are invaluable for the career in journalism that I hope to pursue.

10/10

Imagine yourself working at Bloomberg

RateMyPlacement is currently advertising 4 roles at Bloomberg

View jobs now →

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Comraderie - people were happy to help even though they were busy.

7/10

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

More feedback could have been given centrally (i.e. from HR/training)

5/10

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

An intensive training course to start the internship which set us up well.

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Car
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • National Travel
  • International Travel
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Above 25 days holiday
  • Working from home
  • Healthcare from home
  • Healthcare/Dental
  • Travel loan
7/10

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

Very appealing, should one be available.

8/10

Social

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

Not so much much in Frankfurt, but definitely in London.

5/10

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

Standard for Germany, cheap compared to UK.

7/10

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

I didn't really manage to experience it much!

4/10

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

A few, like a boat trip down the River Main which was nice.

6/10

Imagine yourself working at Bloomberg

RateMyPlacement is currently advertising 4 roles at Bloomberg

View jobs now →