Print News Internship - London
Posted Jan 14, 2009 - Requisition No. 22891
Bloomberg News summer interns will gain hands-on experience reporting and writing for the print/ news wire department of the world's largest real-time financial news service.
Working with Bloomberg's 2,300 journalists in 132 news bureaus around the world, interns will contribute to coverage of financial markets, companies and economies. Successful applicants will produce breaking news stories under deadline pressure. Responsibilities may also include monitoring other media and writing spot features.
This is a paid 10 week internship program, which begins on June 22nd 2009.
Along with your resume and cover letter, please submit three published samples of your work to support your application.
Closing date for applications is February 6th 2009
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required
- Interest in financial markets, companies and economies
- Prior reporting experience is essential
- Prior experience working in a real-time news environment is desirable
- Ability to work within a team under deadline pressure
- Applicants must be available to work for 10 weeks beginning on June 22nd 2009
- Second European language is desirable
- Fluent written and spoken English is essential
Few organizations can keep up with the fast-paced, 24/7 nature of today's media coverage; even fewer can claim to have helped shape it. Bloomberg has long been a leading source of data and news and presents one of the most challenging environments in financial journalism. Bloomberg offers a unique opportunity to produce real-time stories that shape the markets and our world.