Analytics / Sales Summer Internship at Bloomberg

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
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Salary
£22,000 - £23,999
Roles
Banking/Finance Customer Service Economics

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6.9/10

The Role
6.5
Organisation
6.4

Socialising

8.0

The Role

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

The company with all its people is just amazing! I just didn't enjoy my work that much

5/10

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

Everybody is really approachable and you are getting integrated very quickly

10/10

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

You can go to your mentor every time - they will have time for you!

8/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I didn't have too many different tasks, but every day passed by pretty quickly

6/10

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

I had a lot exposure to clients, so big responsibility in that sense.

5/10

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

Regarding financial markets I already knew most of the things we were taught about.
I could improve my skills within navigating and understanding the Bloomberg Terminal.

5/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Its an open office and its never quiet. As you are sitting right next to your colleagues it can get really fun very fast

10/10

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

You have many trainings and sessions. But to make the most out of it you must be the driver. EVERYBODY at Bloomberg is more than happy to help or advice you - even if he or she is Head of a Department

5/10

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

We had loads of training sessions with specialists of different fields.

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
4/10

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

At the stage of my career I want to see more (working in a big bank for example) - I cannot answer this...

5/10

Social

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

You are making friends very quickly - within 10 weeks I met so many interesting and open people and also found really good friends. I am sure, that we will keep contact!

10/10

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

Super expensive - thank god the company pays interns very well

4/10

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

Many pubs around the company - to Shoreditch you walk 15 minutes

10/10

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

Be your own chairman - involve yourself or organise events! Most of the interns were from abroad so everybody is thankful if you are organising something

8/10

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