2017 News Summer Internship - Tokyo - English/Japanese Bilingual

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Mar 21, 2017 - Requisition No. 57641

You’re someone who thrives on the energy of a newsroom, and who strives for the pace of a trading floor. You’re internationally-minded, and constantly on the lookout for that breaking headline. You have a desire to learn what makes the world of business tick- and to tell people about it.

Here at Bloomberg News, we work hard, and we work fast, while keeping up the quality and accuracy which we're famous for. We report on the issues which matter to financial and business professionals around the world- whenever they happen, and wherever they take place. If it affects the markets, we’ll be there first.

Come and join us for a 8-week paid internship! Based in our Tokyo office, you’ll join our News team and be given rare exposure to the world of financial journalism. One day you could be interviewing a fund manager, the next you could be covering the biggest moves on the stock or currency markets- all the while experiencing the company culture which makes us so unique.

We’ll trust you to

  • Partner with our editors and reporters to cover news conferences, interviews and breaking news stories in Japan.
  • Interview market analysts company executives and either write or contribute to stories.
  • Analyse data to produce compelling chart-driven stories

What’s in it for you?

  • Learn from the best, with training sessions on key areas of financial journalism
  • Meet and interact with senior figures from the world of business and finance
  • Publish real news stories with the scope to reach an audience of millions
  • Tangible feedback on your performance during your time with us
  • Potential for further career opportunities at Bloomberg

You’ll need to have:

  • Availability to work with us for 8 weeks between 26 June - 18 Aug
  • Eligibility to live and work in Japan without sponsorship
  • Strong interest in business and the financial markets
  • Exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • An ‘international’ mindset and approach to your career
  • Fluent English and Japanese

If this sounds like you:

Apply! If we think you’re a good match we’ll get in touch to let you know the next steps. Please make sure to include two samples of your work, along with a CV and cover letter.

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