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Business Summer Internship Programme - London

Thomson Reuters Exception 11/1/2017 1:50:27 AM London, United Kingdom
Job Description

Imagine. You’ll be at the centre of a respected international enterprise, working on projects, products and solutions that are making a true difference to businesses and professionals across the globe. Our 10-week Summer Internships give you the opportunity to experience professional life and apply the skills you’ve learned at school, college or university.

You will be able to offer innovative thinking to solve problems; attend and contribute to meetings and team activities; work with senior leaders; and help drive specific projects. You’ll also receive robust training – all of which will give you invaluable experience for life after graduation.

Your Internship Experience

Our Business Summer Internship is a 10-week development programme during which you will be based in one of our London offices. Joining either our Financial and Risk, Tax and Accounting or Legal business area, you’ll gain experience in one of the following areas - strategy and business development, product and proposition management or content and data analytics.

What you can expect

Responsibilities during the Business Summer Internship can include:

  • Contributing to projects
  • Working with multiple stakeholders across different teams
  • Providing analytical insight and data mining
  • Working with marketing and strategy teams to partner across customer bases
  • Assessing and quantifying new business opportunities
  • Conducting product reviews and analysis

In addition to meaningful work and exposure to industry-recognized products and teams, we provide a well-rounded experience to ensure that you get the most out of your Internship. You will:

  • Undergo a robust onboarding experience
  • Receive ongoing support, feedback and coaching from your Line Manager, Internship Programme Manager and your Assigned Mentor
  • Be part of the London Summer Intern Community who benefit from:
    • Weekly learning and development sessions
    • Unique access to senior leaders from across our business
    • Social events and Internship Competition
    • Participating in Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion initiatives including a group volunteering day with a local charity

What we’re looking for

We are interested in receiving applications from students in their penultimate year of study who have a strong interest in progressing onto one of our Graduate Programmes which start in September 2019.

We are also accepting applications from candidates who have already graduated and have some work experience.

You must be available to join us for the full 10 weeks of the Summer Internship Programme – from Monday 25th June 2018 to Friday 31 August 2018

To be successful, you will:

  • Possess a strong interest in Thomson Reuters and the markets we operate in (Financial & Risk, Tax & Accounting and Legal)
  • Be detail-oriented with an aptitude for research and data analysis
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Thrive on networking with a variety of people
  • Be dynamic and innovative in your thinking and willing to learn fast
  • Have outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Be professional and proactive in your approach to work
  • Must be dynamic & innovative in their thinking and willing to learn fast
  • Have a keen interest in feedback & development with the ability to quickly put it into action

In addition, the following will be beneficial:

  • Previous internship or work experience
  • Experience living and working abroad or demonstration of strong cultural awareness

Applications for our Summer Internships are open to:

  • UK/ EEA and Swiss Nationals
  • Non-EEA Nationals who are currently studying in the UK with a Tier 4 Student Visa valid for the duration of the internship

Post-Internship Assessment for Graduate Programmes in London

High-Performing Interns will have the opportunity to apply for our Business, Sales or Finance Graduate Programmes (starting in September 2019).

Please note that unfortunately we are not able to provide visa sponsorship for our Graduate Programmes.

How do you apply?

You should apply directly via our careers site

Please ensure that your CV is no more than two pages long and written in English.

All applications must be supported by a Cover Letter – in 500 words or less, please tell us:

  • Why you are interested in an internship at Thomson Reuters
  • What your motivations are for applying to your chosen Internship Programme

You can attach your Cover Letter under the CV section of ‘My Experience’ when you register

Application Window:

Applications open Monday 9th October and close on Sunday 3rd December at midday (UK Time).

Recruitment Process & Timelines:

You will be taken through a structured recruitment process which includes:

  • Initial CV and Candidate Profile Screen (from October – December)
  • Situational Strengths Test based on what we define as strengths for our Interns (from November – December) 
  • Video Interview (from November – December)
  • Assessment Centre (from January – February)

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

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Req #: JREQ091830
Locations: London-United Kingdom
Job Function: Exception
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