Former SAS Technician (Summer Intern) at Thomson Reuters
almost 2 years ago
The company has a very active culture, in my opinion. They welcome new ideas and people are very friendly and helpful there. An amazing aspect of my experience there was that as a summer intern I was assigned with a real project. This way you feel that your work matter and the result of your work will be used by the company.
I would say culture at TR is quite good. People are generally friendly and helpful. It is quite collaborative as many teams are consistently talking with each other about what they are developing and how best to go about that. As with any large company there is definitely an amount of bureaucracy and process that can sometimes get in the way, but I do not think it is a major hindrance.
They have a very laid-back culture in terms of communication and dressing. For example, during the summer months I've seen people wear flip-flops to work, and the most casual attire. However, it's still a corporate environment so you can't let the laid-backness of the culture cause you to slack in your work because the competition is high for positions.
Thomson Reuters has a very corporate culture. There are senior leaders that are highly educated. The company seems to be willing to relocate or promote from within to accommodate an employee's interest or specific skill set. The company seems to be invested in their employees' future. Thomson Reuters encourages transparent internal communication and alignment, work-life balance, and cross-functional collaboration between teams.
I think this depends on the office you are placed in, so I can speak on the Eagan, MN office. It is fairly casual dress wise, leading to a fairly laid back/friendly culture. When I say laid back I don't mean that it was not a place with hardworking individuals, just that it had a very Minnesotan/Midwestern vibe of people being very kind and polite. Work life balance was an important thing, so it was expected that work would be done well when you were there, but you were not expected to work so many extra hours. (Interns are on a strict 40 hours a week).