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Bloomberg L.P. – Why Work For Us?

Bloomberg’s global mission is to help individuals, enterprises and governments make smarter, faster, more profitable decisions — first.

In order to get there, we need constant ideas, energy, innovation— which is where you come in.

At Bloomberg, you will have the opportunity to go above and beyond and take risks. Be a part of an organization that is entering new markets, launching new ventures and pushing the boundaries.

How will you make your mark?​​

 

 

 

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Step into Bloomberg, and you’ll know instantly: this is a different kind of company. From free snacks in the pantry to trending updates on every floor, we offer an intersection of speed and collaboration. From the center of the business world, we move with purpose—helping clients to profit from better, faster, more informed decisions.

Where do things get transformational? Bloomberg brings transparency to markets. We’re fueling greater access to information, which brings us to transparency for you. Success at Bloomberg is directly tied to how you perform and contribute. Career-making opportunities are open to all.

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 Bloomberg delivers facts and factual analysis in a world where facts have exponential value. We give key decision makers across business, finance and government a competitive edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of people, information and ideas.

From the center of the business world, we connect people to opportunities. Our solutions run the gamut: real-time and historical pricing, indicative data, reporting, research, estimates, analytics, portfolio management tools, electronic trading and order management systems, news and electronic communications and beyond.

What does that mean for your career? It’s more than joining the market leader in business information. It’s cutting the red tape and leveraging market experience to create new solutions. Can you get things done—while doing what’s never been done?

Professionals who accept the challenge of Bloomberg take responsibility and maximize impact. Bloomberg Professional® service clients manage $1.5 billion on average. Their decisions matter—and our solutions make them matter more.

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Internship opportunities are designed for students interested in the worlds of finance, news and technology. Our programs provide opportunities and exposure for undergraduates and postgraduates of every academic background.

Through this work experience, you’ll be immersed in our company and learn from proven professionals. After an initial orientation and technical or financial market training, you’ll contribute to project assignments. Managers will guide you through constructive job feedback, career advice and insight into Bloomberg.

You’ll participate in our Lunch and Learn Speaker Series, featuring senior Bloomberg leadership and members of innovative new businesses. Through work seminars, job fairs and cultural and philanthropic events, you’ll gain firsthand insight into working here.

Internship opportunities are designed to attract and assess students who are likely to excel in a fast-paced, challenging business environment where what you do will impact the success of the company.

 Strong performers are often given the opportunity to interview for full-time positions.

 

Learn More About Internships in Your Region


 U.S.

  • Internship recruiting primarily occurs between October and March.
  • Interns may start with us between May and June for 10-to-12 week assignments.
  • Interns may receive technical or market training, depending on department.
  • The duration of each internship program will vary by department.
  • Internships are offered in Bloomberg News bureaus throughout the year.

EMEA

  • Internship recruiting primarily occurs between January and March.
  • Interns start with us at the end of June for 10-to-16 week assignments.
  • The duration of each internship program will vary by department.
  • Internships are offered in Bloomberg News bureaus across the region throughout the year.
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Internship recruiting primarily begins in January.
  • Interns start in early June in Hong Kong and Singapore and early July in Tokyo.
  • Internships generally last for 10-to-12 weeks.
  • The duration of each internship program will vary by department.

 

Internships are offered in Bloomberg News bureaus across the region throughout the year.

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Bloomberg L.P. Interviews

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    Financial Sales and Analytics Interview

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    Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    Sent application at the beginning of december, recieved invitation for phone interview about one month later.
    Phone interview was quite normal, mostly motivational, background and roleplay questions:
    Why financial products and sales? Why not banking? Why exactly this role? Who are bloomberg's competitors? What's the difference between Bloomberg Tradebook and Terminal? What's Bloomberg Vault? What's Bloomberg Government? How many companies are tracked by Bloomberg Terminal (24.000)? Then followed some questiones about me and my studies (i study finance). What's the most common way companies raise capitals? What's the QE? How would you hedge from risks in finance? Than situational kind of questions: How would you sell Coca Cola the terminal? Why would it use a Terminal? Imagine i am JPMorgan and i wanna decrease the number of terminals because Eikon is cheaper, how would you convince me to not do it? Imagine i am an angry customer calling you because I can't find UBS ticker, but you don't have info about me. How would you act?

    After two days I received a mail stating I would have been invited to the in-house interview. IMPORTANT: in case you receive this mail, don't feel like you have the job. Almost everybody passes the phone interview. So, it's not indicative whether you nailed it or not.

    In house interview: First. arrive on time.. Second, try to get to know people when you get in, but don't stay too far away from where they ask you to wait your interviewers. Be kind, friendly, self confident, and act like a normal person. In the beginning i had to shadow an employee in the analytics office. This people is quite funny and they take it so easy when working. They receive "tickets" (the chat questions from terminal users) and answer right on time. Very nice job by the way. The employee was actually glad to see how many things i knew of the terminal even thought i never used one. Then it came the moment. The interviewers (managers for analytics and sales teams) took me to a room for a 2:1 interview. They started asking: Introduce yourself in one minute; tell me 5 skills you think you built from your past experience; Try to sell me the product you sold in your previous job (yes, it's a call simulation); Imagine i'm a millionaire and i want to use Eikon cause it costs less. Sell me the terminal (other situational question. Remember to leverage on the price-quality standard, but sell your bullets slowly and at the right moment); Who mainly uses the Terminal and why? (than, interview turned from my own language to english) What problems do you think Bloomberg is facing at the moment? (IM messaging replications, Federated chat, Data governance, catch-up from other companies, do your own intelligent search); Why exactly Bloomberg? Why not Banking? What do you think about the actual financial market situation? Where would you invest now? What's the difference between Options and Futures? What is the current American economic situation? What would you look at if you'd invest in bonds? (did not really get what he ment for "look at" because i summed up all Bonds decision theory but he didn't seem convinced...however, might have been my fault). Then the interview got easier, talking about other products of Bloomberg and nothing more. I also asked a few questions at the end. However, I was kinda sure I made it. I was self confident, did a very good research, roleplayed a lot and felt so prepared about anything. Everything worked fine for me. Until the day after, when I received a mail stating "you're no long being considered". Ok. Got it. I did some self-questioning about what possibly went wrong, and here i come to the end of this good (yes, it was positive after all) experience with a few tricks: Don't smile too much. Listen to yourself. Listen to them. Come straight to the point. Be self confident but not too much. Don't bombard them with info you think might be a good mark for you, because they're gonna go deeper (and remember we have limited info about it). Be the best, and remember that you have to sell yourself as a good investment for them. Don't ask about possibility for entering other roles (yes, it might be possible, but i asked if Sales is the only possibility after analytics, and it was the footstep to my doom).

    Finally. Don't act too friendly. Be yourself. Or, well, not too much yourself, but the "you" that you think Bloomberg wants. Good luck everybody. I'll try again in July (let 6 months pass, otherwise they won't consider your cv) ;)

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Bloomberg L.P. Awards and Accolades

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Britain's Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2012
Grand Prize: Best User Experience, User Experience Awards, 2012
National Top 50 Green Companies, Green Power Partnership, 2012
Technology Company of the Year, Asia Risk Technology, 2011
National Top 50 Green Companies, Green Power Partnership, 2010
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Additional Info

Website www.bloomberg.com
Headquarters New York, 061
Size 5,000+ Employees
Founded 1982
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue £500 million to £1 billion (GBP) per year
Competitors Thomson Reuters, FactSet, CNBC

Bloomberg delivers critical information in a world where information matters. We give influential decision makers in business, finance and government a competitive edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of news, people and ideas. Our ever-expanding array of technology, data, news and multimedia services foster innovation and empower clients.

>>The Bloomberg Professional® service is at our core. We provide unmatched visibility into financial markets and the world of business.
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