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Bloomberg L.P. Reviews

Updated October 15, 2017
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Pros
  • Got in as a data analyst straight out of college; lots of peers with the same experiences, good work-life balance (in 178 reviews)

  • Open work environment, free food, nice colleagues (in 314 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent Place to Work At!"

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    Current Intern - Intern in New York, NY
    Current Intern - Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very friendly people, eager to help you

    Cons

    There are not many cons


  2. "analyst"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. as a contractor

    Pros

    Good experience. A lot of exposure

    Cons

    Not enough room to grow

  3. "Great Company!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P. as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing work place with amazing people. Pay was really great too.

    Cons

    I like the San Francisco office a little better in terms of location.


  4. "Software Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P. as an intern

    Pros

    Great intern program. Worked on interesting problems. Everyone was very passionate about what they do.

    Cons

    Not many, I thought Bloomberg was a great time!


  5. "fantastic experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fast paced work environment. Fantastic hands on learning experience

    Cons

    I couldn't work overtime because they didn't offer overtime pay to interns


  6. "Software Engineer"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. as an intern

    Pros

    lots of chance to cooperate across departments

    Cons

    The company is big, hard to know all people


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Solid people, fast paced environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Senior Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Former Contractor - Senior Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P. as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Great compensation and perks
    -Opportunity to build a network of top tier people/friends
    -Real Meritocracy - you'll get comp'd well if you deliver top results

    Cons

    -Be prepared to work hard
    -Need to be very self-motivated to ramp up and have an impact quickly - expectations are high
    -Competitive culture (it's NYC)
    -Scare career growth opportunities

  8. "A great stepping stone for the future"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P. full-time

    Pros

    Got in as a data analyst straight out of college; lots of peers with the same experiences, good work-life balance

    Cons

    Not much senior advancement without large-scale networking or going back to school for more education


  9. "UX"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - User Experience in New York, NY
    Former Employee - User Experience in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bloomberg L.P. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great health benefit in NY and NJ office. NJ office privides meals in the cafeteria. Starting vacation days is 20 days for first 10 years.

    Cons

    Long meeting. Some departments have longer hours than others. Definition of Flexible days is not as flexible as you see in other companies.


  10. "Excellence place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bloomberg L.P. full-time

    Pros

    Gives great work life balance

    Cons

    People are way too happy and comfortable and never leave hindering growth of others


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