Software Engineering Intern at Bloomberg

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

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7.9/10

The Role
8.5
Organisation
7.2

Socialising

8.0

The Role

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

I enjoyed it a lot. I met many intelligent people and learned a lot.

9/10

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

The projects I was working on seemed really useful for my team so they enjoyed and valued my work.

8/10

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

My mentor was extremely helpful, as he was constantly assisting me with all Bloomberg-specific technologies and services.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I did not have any hard deadlines so I did not feel pressured or busy.

9/10

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

The projects I was working on were definitely not critical.

7/10

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

There will be a lot to reuse but I had to learn a certain amount of Bloomberg-specific information which will not be very useful for the future.

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The atmosphere was really professional. People definitely know they are here to work and not just have fun. I really enjoyed that as I felt I was part of a serious focused development.

8/10

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

There were few things could have been improved, for example the requests for service permissions. They could have easily been done before my arrival so that I do not need to wait so long.

7/10

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

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Flexi Time
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Working from home
5/10

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

8/10

Social

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

Yup definitely. I made many friends during all the events that were organized for interns.

10/10

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

The office is in one of the most expensive areas in London so socializing was definitely not the cheapest thing.

5/10

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

London is amazing so nightlife was of decent quality.

9/10

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

Plenty of options.

8/10

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