Work Placement / Internship

Summer Analyst

Business Operations

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Business Operations is comprised of 7 different functions, spread across 40+ offices globally, totalling 3,000+ employees. The group is responsible for all information required for the end to end investment management process, providing operational support to BlackRock’s portfolio management teams and client groups globally.

The group also manages the day-to-day relationships with external service providers (i.e. banks, data/index suppliers), ensuring that we leverage our relationships effectively.

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.

Our team is known for

  • Providing data services and solutions to support the entire firm
  • Providing an enhanced client service experience in partnership with client businesses
  • Managing the firm’s funds aligning to the Retail, Institutional and ETF client businesses
  • Managing relationships with banks and market data/index providers
  • Providing scalable and custom reporting to our clients
  • Effectively onboarding new portfolios by working across numerous BlackRock teams (sales, portfolio management, and investment operations).

As an analyst you will

  • Get exposure to multiple business groups and investment products across BlackRock globally
  • Work in a challenging environment that will push you to think outside the box in order to solve numerous complex issues
  • Analyse trends in queries to improve client deliverables
  • Evaluate systems, processes and procedures for inefficiencies and make recommendations for improvement
  • Opportunity to be part of and develop within a truly global and innovative group.

Job description

This programme is for candidates in their penultimate year and obtaining their bachelor’s degree or their master’s degree with less than 18 months' relevant full-time work experience.

Our eight-week Summer Analyst Programme is designed to provide students a challenging, meaningful and supportive internship experience that replicates as closely as possible the experience of being a full-time BlackRock analyst. Summer Analyst Programme orientation offers a thorough overview of the firm and the opportunity to hear from a number of senior leaders. Following orientation, interns receive on-the-job training and are given day-to-day responsibilities to contribute to assigned teams throughout the summer. The campus recruiting team also partners very closely with the Women’s Initiative, Multi-Cultural, OUT, and Veteran’s Networks to ensure the Summer Analyst Programmes can learn and interact with our employee networks.

The firm is highly committed to the Summer Analyst Programme and looks to the summer internship as the main pipeline into the Analyst Programme. 


How to Apply

After you have clicked the below apply link please select Summer Analyst – EMEA. As you progress through the application you will then be able to select the specific area you would like to apply to.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Summer
  • London, Edinburgh and Budapest
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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