Financial Software Development Intern at Bloomberg

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
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Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Computer Science

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8.7/10

The Role
8.7
Organisation
9.0

Socialising

8.2

The Role

Role Description

Summer internship

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

Excellent training program, interesting projects given to interns, fast-paced environment & great colleagues!

10/10

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

Everyone feels valued, it's a very non-hierarchical system and anyone can talk to anyone at anytime!

8/10

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

My team leader was fantastic and guided me through the more challenging aspects of my project.

9/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

It's fairly busy - you can expect to work 9-7 with 1 hours lunch break and permanent hires actually work much more - but it's fun! Never had a boring day!

8/10

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

Interns are given real projects that are almost always deployed, so it's a lot of responsibility but your code will always be reviewed by your mentor first.

8/10

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

Some proprietary technology stuff but obviously your programming skills will improve - you'll learn a lot about coding standards, testing, 'defensive' programming , debugging etc!

9/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Hard-working but friendly!

8/10

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

Very well organised - there's always someone to reach out to!

9/10

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

10 full days of training!

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Company Parties/Events
9/10

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

It's a great place to work for -plenty of opportunity for early career advancement!

9/10

Social

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

A lot of interns, friendly and mixed crowd -lots of international students!

8/10

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

It's London -it's fairly expensive but you can afford it!

8/10

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

It's London - there's something for every taste!

9/10

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

Volunteering, sports events and social events

8/10

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