sales and analytics intern at Bloomberg

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£20,000 - £21,999
Roles
Banking/Finance Customer Service Media Sales

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7.7/10

The Role
7.0
Organisation
8.2

Socialising

8.0

The Role

Role Description

Start off in analytics to learn about the product and finance - work on various projects and presentations here.
Move into sales for 7 weeks - more independent and competitive, lots of time calling current Bloomberg clients for various reasons

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

Internship has been overall a very good experience. I haven't done anything like it before so have nothing to compare the experience to, however as a first time experience Bloomberg has been brilliant. I feel as though it has been well organised and lots of opportunities have been made available to show skills and build new ones.

7/10

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

very valued - Given meaningful work which felt like i contributed to the company.

7/10

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

Varied from person to person - in general overall well supported and given guidance in an understanding manner.

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

varied - Sometimes very busy on days with specific projects assigned on specific days but on others there could be not much to do. Overall I would say I was kept busy enough but could have coped with more work.

6/10

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

Assigned projects to manage and have responsibility over so overall I would say the right mix of responsibility and support was given.

6/10

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

Fantastic training in sales, finance and on the product - all skills which are transferable and were passed on well by experts in the field.

9/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Great atmosphere, very professional and approachable people. Ideas always being shared and help always being offered.

8/10

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

Very well organised - structured training sessions and well designed work designated. Blended organisation well with allowing us to be independent also.

7/10

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

Feel the company invested a lot of time, effort and resources to give us opportunities to impress and learn new applicable skills.

9/10

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
9/10

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

Applied for full time role - very appealing

8/10

Social

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

Yes, fellow peers and colleagues were keen to get involved and be social - a key part of Bloomberg culture.

9/10

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

In central London - subsidized canteen helped to reduce the cost of socializing, living generally expensive though.

6/10

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

Very good, but very expensive

8/10

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

Yes plenty of outside work activities made available - even invited to summer party.

9/10