2024 Analytics & Sales Externship - San Francisco

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2024 Analytics & Sales Externship - San Francisco

San Francisco, CA
  • Responsibilities

    Bloomberg is excited to launch our 2024 Analytics & Sales Externship program! Over the course of four days, you’ll  get exposure to the financial markets, network with Bloomberg leadership, and participate in professional development -- all while experiencing our unique company culture built on our values of diversity, inclusion, and philanthropy. At the end of the program, you may have the opportunity to interview for our Summer 2025 Analytics and Sales internship based in San Francisco.

    A few other highlights from the program include:

    • Getting an introduction to the Bloomberg Terminal and its functionality as well as an introduction to financial markets
    • Shadowing our Analytics and Sales teams for first-hand experience
    • Engaging in professional development courses, including interview and presentation tips
    • Meeting with our leaders to learn about their efforts to build inclusive teams and environments
    • Networking with former externs to learn about their experiences and the successful launch of their careers
    • Experiencing Bloomberg's culture of service by participating in a community event with Bloomberg Philanthropies

    Bloomberg is committed to advancing individuals from underrepresented backgrounds. This program is open to sophomores, including without limitation, those who identify as Black, African-American, Hispanic, Latinx, Native, Indigenous and/or are first-generation college students.

    Who can apply?

    • You must be working towards a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university and have a graduation date between December 2025 and June 2026.
    • You must be legally authorized to work full time in the U.S. and not require visa sponsorship now or in the future (U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident/green card holder, refugee, asylee).
    • You must be available to attend the entirety of this in-person program in our San Francisco office on May 20-23.
    • You must be open to 2025 summer internship opportunities and available May 30-August 8, 2025.

    What do we look for?

    • Demonstrated interest in the financial markets and the aspiration to work in the financial services industry
    • Ambition to pursue a client-facing career, with a strong interest in relationship management and sales
    • Ability to multitask and resolve client inquiries while also proactively identifying sustainable workflow solutions for our clients
    • Strong critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
    • The desire to learn and adapt quickly in a dynamic training and client facing environment
    • The ability to demonstrate resilience and agility in a fast-paced environment
    • Outstanding communication skills (both written and verbal)

    About Analytics & Sales

    The Analytics and Sales program is a unique opportunity to develop a comprehensive understanding of our Bloomberg products and clients in the wider context of the financial markets. Following our comprehensive training program, you will apply your knowledge by assisting our clients in the Analytics department.

    In our Analytics business, you will provide 24/7 support for Bloomberg Professional Service users all over the world and across multiple industries. Reaching us via our Helpdesk using the 'Instant Bloomberg' chat system, clients access unparalleled customer service where we answer their questions and help them maximize the value of Bloomberg's products. 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 use our functionality to discover new sources of market liquidity – the variety of problems we solve is immense.

    Bloomberg is constantly innovating, and Analytics plays a key role in ensuring clients are educated on new products and enhancements by proactively working closely to upskill them through technology and delivering on-site training and seminars. We also work in conjunction with Sales to deliver strategic initiatives, supporting product roll-out and onboarding clients. We want to ensure our clients are making the most of our service and using tools and features that allow them to work smarter.

    As you deepen your knowledge, you will have the opportunity to enter our sales department. In Sales, we are the face of Bloomberg for our clients. Consultative and entrepreneurial, we manage client relationships, whilst striving to continually grow our revenue by identifying new business opportunities. 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 present them with the most appropriate solutions across our range of enterprise offerings.

    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
  • About Us

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