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2021 Analytics & Sales Externship

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2021 Analytics & Sales Externship

  • Responsibilities

    *This opportunity is exclusively available to undergrad students graduating between December 2022 - June 2023 who identify as Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Native American, and/or first-generation college students. *

    To be eligible for this program, please complete the application on Bloomberg’s careers page after applying on WayUp. If you meet Bloomberg’s qualifications when applying, you’ll automatically be directed to the interest form. Once you complete the interest form, the Bloomberg team will reach out directly if they want to speak with you further.

    What can 280 characters do to the NASDAQ? How does a Gulf Coast hurricane impact energy bills in Korea? And how will rising wages in China affect the global price of coffee?

    The financial world is a complex, ever-changing place. Solving problems and connecting the dots is our purpose. A Bloomberg Analytics & Sales Externship is your chance to find yours.

    Our 2021 Analytics & Sales Externship is open to students graduating in 2023 who identify as Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Native American, and/or first-generation college students. The ideal candidate has an understanding of the drivers behind market moving stories and events. You're a solution-finder, with a real passion for providing exceptional customer service in a fast-paced environment. With a desire to build a career in a client-facing role, you understand the importance of credibility and building relationships.

    Our signature exploratory program, the Bloomberg Externship gives you exposure to financial markets, access to Bloomberg leadership, professional development training, and priority when applying to our 2022 Summer Internship program – all while experiencing a unique company culture built on our values of diversity, inclusion and philanthropy. Over four days, you will be exposed to a wide array of topics, people and activities, including:

    • An introduction to the Bloomberg Terminal and its functionality as well as an introduction to financial markets
    • Experience a day in the life of a sales professional
    • Professional development courses including interview and presentation tips
    • Hear from our Diversity & Inclusion leaders about Bloomberg’s efforts to build a more inclusive workplace
    • Engage with former externs to learn about their experiences and the successful launch of their careers
    • Experience Bloomberg's culture of service by participating in a community event with Bloomberg Philanthropies

    At the end of your Bloomberg Externship, you will have expanded your professional network, deepened your understanding of the financial markets, developed your professional skills and interview techniques, and gained the opportunity to secure a 2022 Summer Internship.


    We provide 24/7 support for Bloomberg Professional Service users all over the world and across multiple industries. Reaching us via our 'Instant Bloomberg' chat system, clients access unparalleled customer service where we answer their questions and help them maximize the value of Bloomberg.

    We’re a calm voice in a busy, volatile market. Our clients rely on us to support them in making better, faster decisions using the power of Bloomberg Professional Services. On any given day we respond to over 12,000 queries in more than 15 languages. From educating a portfolio manager on Bloomberg’s risk management solutions to helping a trader discover new sources of market liquidity – the variety of problems we solve is immense.

    Bloomberg plays a critical role in the workflow of our clients therefore when we’re asked a question we strive to exceed their expectations by providing a timely, accurate and quality service.

    Analytics works in conjunction with Enterprise Sales to deliver on strategic initiatives, supporting product roll-out and on-boarding clients. We want to ensure our clients are making the most of our services and using tools and features that allow them to work smarter.

    Bloomberg is constantly innovating and Analytics plays a key role in ensuring clients are educated on new products and enhancements by proactively reaching out to up-skill clients through technology, on-site training and seminars.


    In Sales, we're the face of Bloomberg for our clients. Consultative and entrepreneurial, we’re responsible for managing client relationships, whilst striving to continually grow our revenue by identifying new business opportunities. We work collaboratively across departments to ensure the company continues to innovate and develop our product as well as ensuring we’re delivering the best customer service.

    We spend our time with our clients, understanding their business goals and outpacing their expectations. Guided by curiosity and purpose, we work to understand their workflows and advise on the most appropriate Bloomberg solutions for them from across our range of enterprise offerings. We work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing market and to be successful, it’s crucial we stay one step ahead, knowing our customers, pre-empting their needs and presenting them with ground breaking solutions, before they even know they need them.

    We’re discovering new business leads by making prospecting calls and networking. The Enterprise sales team is relied upon to defend our position as a market leader in their respective regions and contribute to year-on-year growth.

    Colleagues from across the company depend on us to communicate new solutions and Bloomberg offerings to the market. We demonstrate how Bloomberg will help our clients make the best investment/trading/business decisions, making their day to day business smoother and more profitable.

  • Qualifications

    If you are interested in the Analytics and Sales Externship you’ll need to:

    • Be working towards, or have, a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university
    • Have a graduation date between December 2022 and June 2023
    • Be available to attend for the duration of the program, October 6-8, 2021 (12:30 PM EST – 5:00 PM EST // 9:30 AM PST – 2:00 PM PST). Please note this entire program is virtual.

    We'd love to see:

    • A desire to learn, grow, and be flexible in a fast-paced environment
    • An ability to work well under pressure
    • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
    • A passion for the financial markets
    • A desire to work with our clients from a sales perspective
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills for our customers

    Bloomberg is an equal opportunities employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    Bloomberg is a disability inclusive employer. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the recruitment process.

  • Industry
    Financial Services
  • Locations
    San Francisco, CA • New York, NY
  • About Us

    Bloomberg is building the world's most trusted information source and community for financial professionals. As a global information and technology company, Bloomberg uses its dynamic network of data, ideas and analysis to solve difficult problems.