Life at BlackRock

Being a part of BlackRock means being a part of a community of smart, ambitious people. We value diversity of thought and background and believe everyone has a voice at the table. No matter what your level, you’ll be given real responsibility from day one – and we’ll be looking to you to help us challenge the status quo.

Life at BlackRock

Wonder what it’s really like to work at BlackRock? Our employees from offices all over the world share their thoughts on what makes our culture so special and unlike any other financial services firm – and what’s kept them here.

Every day around the world, we help millions of people invest in their financial futures. We’re also making it easier, cheaper and more sustainable so that more people are empowered to build savings and meet the financial goals that matter most to them.

We embrace some of the world’s most complex financial challenges and know the work we do has a real impact. Our mission, principles and purpose are our foundation. They are what unify and strengthen our commitment to our employees, our communities and our clients.

Who we are

As a people-centric business, our long-term sustainability depends on our employees and culture.

We have more than 16,000 employees in 35+ different countries who speak over 80 languages.

We also serve millions of clients from different cultures around the world.

We believe a wide range of perspectives and talent is crucial to creating a richer experience for our employees and a better outcome for our clients.


Our culture is grounded in an unwavering commitment to our principles, our people and our clients. Join us and you'll be empowered to play a role in shaping our collective future.


Our company was created in 1988 by eight founders to help people around the world - from all walks of life - build a better financial future. Today, we are trusted to manage more assets than any other firm.

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