2017 Summer Print News Internship - Beijing

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Jan 9, 2017 - Requisition No. 56377

Bloomberg News has aimed for over 20 years to provide the most influential coverage of money in all of its forms for people with the most at stake. Today, 2,300 news and multimedia professionals in 72 countries publish 6,000 stories a day for more than 300,000 terminal clients, Bloomberg Markets, Bloomberg Businessweek, online readers, and customers of the 440 publications that print our articles.

Bloomberg News reports on the issues that matter to financial and business professionals - when they happen, from where they happen. If it affects markets, Bloomberg News will be there first, delivering the world's most accurate information in milliseconds, on virtually every stock, bond and economic indicator. Bloomberg News also leads the way in breaking news about mergers and acquisitions and other events that help our readers to stay a step ahead of the markets.

The Role

Bloomberg News interns will gain hands-on experience reporting for the print department of one of the world's leading financial news services. During the 10-week program, interns will produce breaking news stories under deadline for our coverage of markets, companies, economies, and governments. Responsibilities will include pitching and writing enterprise stories, conducting exclusive interviews, and collaborating with our other media platforms.All applicants must submit three samples of work, along with a resume and a cover letter. The interns selected for this role will be based out of Beijing. The cover letter should include a short section on why the applicant wants to pursue a career in journalism.

The Qualifications

  • Knowledge of financial markets, companies and economies
  • Prior experience in journalism, preferably in a real-time news environment is an asset
  • Ability to work within a team under deadline pressure
  • Candidates with fluency Mandarin will have an advantage
  • Ability to write and communicate concisely
  • Intention to pursue a full-time career in financial journalism
  • Available for 10-weeks, beginning June 2017

The Company

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company's strength - delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately - is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 315,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg's enterprise solutions build on the company's core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Bloomberg BNA, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through the Bloomberg Professional service, television, radio, mobile, the Internet and three magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets and Bloomberg Pursuits, covers the world with more than 2,400 news and multimedia professionals at more than 150 bureaus in 73 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around the world.

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