Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Jump-Start Your Career with the BAT on 11/30

Bloomberg is coming to campus on Friday, November 30, to run a career assessment for students who may be thinking about a future in business or finance. The Bloomberg Assessment Test (BAT) is an opportunity to further your professional development. All students and majors are welcome, provided you have an interest in connecting to firms looking for great individuals. 

The goal of the BAT is to match student strengths with employer needs, so you do not need to be an expert in all sections of the test. Bloomberg has relationships with over 20,000 global companies that are actively using the test score data to fill full-time and internship opportunities.  
To register for the upcoming session:
What:  Bloomberg Assessment (screens students for careers in finance, economics, or business) 
When: Friday, November 30, 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Cost: free for undergraduate and graduate students

Click link to register: 
November 30 at 9 a.m. - http://bit.ly/MTSU11301
November 30 at 1 p.m. - http://bit.ly/MTSU11302 

The BAT consists of 11 sections measuring finance aptitude and career skills with topics ranging from economics, analytical reasoning, and math to investment management and verbal skills. The BAT assesses your strengths and weaknesses for a career in business or finance. After you take it, your scores are anonymously entered in the Bloomberg Talent Search, used by employers to source top talent. All results are anonymous, and you maintain control over which employers can see your information.  

The BAT can also be leveraged to enhance your resume and social media profiles. Highlighting your participation in the BAT may help to differentiate you from thousands of other candidates by demonstrating and reinforcing your abilities in front of  employers.
Take the assessment that connects you with over 20,000 global employers. 
The Bloomberg Assessment Test (BAT) is a free, standardized, three-hour exam designed to assess an individual's aptitude and knowledge relevant to opportunities within business and finance. Every BAT test taker is anonymously entered into the Bloomberg Talent Search Database, which is available to more than 20,000 top firms and allows employers to contact a test taker for an internship, entry-level, or graduate-level position. The test consists of 155 multiple-choice questions and 11 total sections (50% finance aptitude, 50% general aptitude and career skills.

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