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. Reviews

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    Good place, a lot of potential for improvement

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Account Manager in London, England

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Exposure to various levels of seniority, cultures, experience, expertise. Smart people. Potential to learn a heck of a lot if willing to stay overtime.

    Cons

    Talented Bloomberg grown people are often underpaid, and then leave when they see inferior overpaid people getting hired from outside.

    Management is generally weak and overly short term sales orientated.

    Work hours are long if you want to progress.

    Can be very tough when things don't quite go your way.

    Don't seem to be a lot of checks and balances or processes in place. People from senior positions don't seem to get fired despite obvious failures.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay homegrown employees well to stop them defecting to competition and to banks and funds

    Send managers off to do MBAs or EMBAs to learn how to deal with employees and clients with a longer term approach.

    Make product/business managers accountable for their projects, have reviews in place to evaluate projects and make sure they are done properly before moving on to the next one.

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Bloomberg L.P. Interviews

Updated 15 Oct 2014
Updated 15 Oct 2014

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    The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Bloomberg L.P..

    Interview Details

    Phone interview was quite basic, as already described.
    In-house was structured in such a way that no question was neutral. (Ie. Not "why we should hire you", but rather "Honestly, from your Cv I can't see why should we hire you").
    I guess they want to see how you cope with stress.

    Most questions are listed already, some others came from my cv and answers, so it's rather pointless to list them, but beware of what you say, if you lie it might fire back.

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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 5000+ 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.
>>Bloomberg’s media services – television, print, radio, mobile and web...
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