Work Placement / Internship

Summer Analyst

Portfolio Analytics

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The Portfolio Analytics Group (PAG) within BlackRock Solutions delivers analytics that provide transparency to each client's whole portfolio on Aladdin®. The group uses world-class data, financial models and technology to create actionable insights for investment and client teams. Analysts develop a broad understanding of finance, clients, and technology; they learn to navigate all groups at BlackRock to solve business problems.

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

  • Problem solving: We partner with investment, risk and client-facing teams to understand their business problems and provide differentiated, creative solutions using Aladdin analytics
  • Innovation: We sit at the intersection of finance and technology. We conceptualise, design and implement new capabilities to ensure that Aladdin remains the best platform for clients to understand and manage portfolios and risk
  • Centralised & scalable operating platform: Aladdin is a global investment platform that helps us solve problems in a scalable and efficient manner.

As an analyst you will

  • Gain a broad understanding of analytics, markets, and Aladdin’s capabilities.
  • Utilise analytical models, reports and large scale data processing tools to help investment teams and clients manage their portfolio risk, exposure and performance.
  • Perform special analyses in response to market events, new business needs and client needs.
  • Contribute to the creating, testing and roll-out to risk managers of financial models, analytics and reporting for new security types and products.
  • Provide rapid response tactical solutions leveraging critical thinking, programming skills and creativity
  • Coordinate with colleagues globally, across cross- functional teams.
    Engineer processes and enhance tools to deliver analytics and support BlackRock’s Aladdin technology infrastructure.
  • Improve operational efficiencies to enable scalable business growth
  • Work with technology and analytics groups across BlackRock to build and deliver scalable customised solutions leveraging Aladdin APIs and the Aladdin Data Sciences platform.

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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