Posted Dec 6, 2017 - Requisition No. 63733
One of the world’s leading financial news organizations, specialising in business, financial and economic news, Bloomberg News produces roughly 5,000 stories a day and has earned more than 800 awards since it was founded in 1990 – including the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting.
We have about 2,700 journalists working in more than 140 bureaus in 73 countries. Our stories are followed by government and industry leaders, including central banks, commercial banks, brokerage houses and government agencies, as they make key financial and investment decisions. Transmitted via the Bloomberg Professional Service, our news reaches about 325,000 financial professionals at the world's leading companies, financial institutions and government agencies. Bloomberg content is also distributed via TV and radio stations, websites and newsletters.
As a Bloomberg News summer intern, you will gain hands-on experience reporting and writing for the news service. Working with Bloomberg journalists around the world, you will contribute to coverage of financial markets, companies, economies and government and produce breaking news stories under real-time deadline pressure. You will receive a week of intensive training before joining the newsroom as active members of our reporting teams. A typical day involves interviewing investors, executives and others in the financial industry, attending press conferences, following the markets and developing stories with a focus on market-moving news.
- A bachelor's degree (preferably in Journalism), or equivalent experience
- An interest in financial markets, companies and economies
- Prior experience in reporting, with experience in a real-time news environment being desirable
- The ability to work within a team under deadline pressure
- Fluent written and spoken English with a second European language being desirable
- The ability to work in London for 10 weeks commencing July 2nd, 2018
If so, apply! You will be required to attach a resume, cover letter and submit three published samples of your work to support your application.
Applications close late January. In-house interviews will take place in February 2017.
We recruit on a rolling basis, so early application is strongly encouraged. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.