PC Support at Bloomberg

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
Central London Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£22,000 - £23,999
Roles
Computer Science

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9.5/10

The Role
10.0
Organisation
10.0

Socialising

8.2

The Role

Role Description

Fix PC and other hardware problems, replace or install new hardware.

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

I enjoyed my time at Bloomberg very much. The company is great, nice atmosphere, nice people everywhere.

10/10

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

My colleagues were very nice people, we became good friends during the internship.

10/10

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

My manager gave me tasks and explained me how to accomplish them, so that I could do further tasks on my own.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

My manager kept my busy all the time, however, I had always some spare minutes and could take a lunch break almost at any time. I was doing a regular job.

10/10

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

I had as much responsibility as a full time employee. I was doing a regular job.

10/10

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

I learned pretty much, especially how to work in a big company, how to work in a team.

10/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The atmosphere was very relaxed and really nice. The office is very big and it is an open space office.

10/10

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

It was very well organized, we had special activities just for the interns, special events and so on.

10/10

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

I didn't have too much personal training, it was more "learning by doing" as my manager showed me how to deal with task and solve problems, afterwards it was my turn to do the job. However, in case of any problems, he was always willing to assist me.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Healthcare from home
10/10

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

As I was doing my internship through the family program, I can't be employed due to Bloomberg policies.

10/10

Social

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

Yeah, me and my teammate, also an intern, we became good friends.

10/10

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

My area was in Central London and it was very expensive, 275 GBP per week for the accommodation.

3/10

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

The nightlife was great, I was living in Shoreditch in London and it is a great area for clubbing.

10/10

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

Yes, there was some voluntary work to do during the working time but there were also some corporate events organized after work.

10/10

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