Bloomberg L.P. Sales and Analytics Intern Interview Questions

Updated Mar 5, 2015
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Sales and Analytics Intern Interview

Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
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No Offer
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Application

I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Bloomberg L.P. (New York, NY) in November 2010.

Interview

Interview on-campus and then was flown up to New York for a second round interview. Was given a tour of the building, had a 2:1 interview, and then shadow two people at their desk. I was asked back for another 1:1 interview after lunch which they consider to be their 3rd round. Thought everything went really well but unfortunately did not get an offer.

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    Sales and Analytics Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Bloomberg L.P. (New York, NY) in October 2010.

    Interview

    Doubled teamed by 2 interviewers. Asked generic questions and were overall very friendly. I got stumped when one of them asked me my stance on QE2, and I told her I knew what it was but didn't have an opinion on it... mistake.

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    Sales and Analytics Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took a weekinterviewed at Bloomberg L.P. (New York, NY) in March 2009.

    Interview

    Initial phone interview with an HR representative. Typical questions and going through the resume for her to get a feel for me and how I would fit with the company. Another phone interview with a manager from the department the internship was with. Somewhat similar to the HR interview but a little more behavioral questions. Nothing too difficult, pretty laid back. Received a phone call about a week later and was offered the position.

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    Sales and Analytics Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
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    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Bloomberg L.P. (New York, NY) in March 2009.

    Interview

    Went to NYC-- they paid for air travel, hotel-- and started off with a 2 to one interview. The 2 interviewers were extremely arrogant, and basically acted as if they didn't want to be there at work. Only asked about 4 questions-- why are you here, why are interested in finance, what can you tell us about you, why Bloomberg-- very basic, and not interesting. After, they had an employee shadow the interviewees around the office.

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    Sales and Analytics Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)
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    No Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Bloomberg L.P. (Mumbai (India)).

    Interview

    Got a call from Singapore for the first HR Round, consisted of brief behavioral questions.

    Why Bloomberg? Strengths/weaknesses etc

    Second round was from a Manager, was technical based on your CV. Was asked to pitch a stock, how much i know of the Bloomberg Terminal, a bit quantitative.

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    Sales and Analytics Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    interviewed at Bloomberg L.P. (London, England (UK)) in October 2012.

    Interview

    As I came through the boot-camp I was entered into a final round interview. The interview was fairly aggressive and ultimately made me decide that I wouldn't want to work at Bloomberg. HR's follow up after the interview was pretty lackluster we were told we would have the results at the end of the week - I believe I actually heard their decision about 2-3 months afterward.

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    Sale and Analytics Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
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    Average Interview
    No Offer
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in February 2012.

    Interview

    The phone interview was with the recruiter and not a person who worked in the specific field. Basic behavioral questions, as well as asking what I knew about the company. The interview went smoothly, but in the end I was not offered the job.

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    • Why do you think you would be the right fit for this job?   Answer Question
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    Sales and Analytics Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in April 2011.

    Interview

    After applying for the position as an intern. I received an e-mail asking me to set a time that will be conducive for me. I then went through two phone interviews the first with the recruiter consisted of basic questions like what do you know about Bloomberg? Is there anything in marketing you are following now? and then a brief description of the opportunity was given to me. The second interview was with a manager and also consisted of general questions, what are your strengths and weaknesses? why Bloomberg? e.t.c

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    • I was asked "If there was anything I was following in finance?" After answering, I was asked if I was following anything more specific, seemed my first answer was not good enough.So, I was puzzled.   Answer Question
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    Sales and Analytics Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
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    Difficult Interview
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    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Bloomberg L.P. in April 2011.

    Interview

    I could pass the phone interview without many difficulties, I just had to show my interest in the company and explain the reason why I would fit the position. Then, I have been called for a open day/1:1 interview where I have been tested more on my finance interest and knowledge. During the event the all team gathered together to make feel the candidates more comfortable and welcomed, very nice. After few days, I had the final interview 2:1 with the team manager and an HR. This time the questions were much more specific about finance and Bloomberg business and I think it wasn't just to check my interest, that was honest and I could show clearly, but they were looking for someone that could impress them, despite I had been said they weren't looking for experts. Eventually, I didn't get the offer, but I think my interview was good enough for an entry level position and the particular language requirements. I have the doubt they weren't really looking for anyone and they were sponsoring their company somehow... maybe in order to attract future experts or potential customers. It is just an impression and would like to know other people honest impression as well.

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    Sales and Analytics Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Bloomberg L.P. (London, England (UK)) in April 2011.

    Interview

    Was told by the recruiter the interview would be 15 minutes max. turned out to be 30-40 minutes long! Was a normal telephone interview and questions were general (tell me about yourself, why bloomberg, what financial news are you following) as well as situation based.

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