2017 Desktop Build Group Summer Internship

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Apr 19, 2017 - Requisition No. 58119

In a world where information matters, Bloomberg gives influential decision makers a competitive edge. Our core product is the Bloomberg Professional Service, or "the Terminal." Each day, the Terminal powers more than 320,000 subscribers globally to move markets. But to keep connecting our clients to a dynamic network of news, people, and ideas, we need a constant flow of energy and innovation.

That's where you come in!

The Team:

The Desktop Build Group is a team which works very closely with Bloomberg's Sales and Product departments to help in increasing our clients' dependency on our product by creating desktop solutions revolving primarily around our Excel APIs. Projects the team work on include assisting our clients in the migration of their worksheets from competitor-linked products to Bloomberg data, building sophisticated models that fill a specific product gap as well as help Product Development drive product enhancements.

The Role:

In this role you with have the opportunity to be involved in various aspects of the team, mainly working on our internal reporting tools (using C# and SQL), projects which have a direct impact on Bloomberg clients. Candidates will get first-hand experience in working in a dynamic, global, fast-paced team and experience how widely used Excel models are created and deployed.

If successful, you may be eligible for a full time position either in this team or on one of our other full time programmes e.g. Global Data or Analytics & Sales.

Why Bloomberg?

At Bloomberg, you'll have the opportunity to go above and beyond and to take risks. You'll be a part of an organization that is entering new markets, launching new ventures, and pushing boundaries. Our ever-expanding array of technology, data, news, and media services fosters innovation and empowers clients -- and offers nearly limitless opportunities for career growth.


  • Working towards:
  • * a Master's in Computer Science with an inclination to Finance (more convenient) or,
    * a Master's in Finance with an inclination towards technology or,
    * a Master's in a quantitative subject with a strong demonstrable interest in Finance and Computer Science

  • Knowledge of C# and/or SQL (essential) and interested in enhancing such a skill set
  • Knowledge of Excel and VBA (desirable)
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and commitment to deadlines
  • Good verbal, presentation, and written communication skills

We’d love to see:

  • Ability to speak an additional European language

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this:

Bloomberg is an equal opportunities 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.

We recruit on a rolling basis so early application is strongly advised. The deadline for applications is 19 May 2017.

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