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2021 Summer Analyst Programme - ETF & Index Investing


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ETF & Index Investing

BlackRock is the largest exchange traded fund (ETF) and index investments provider. As a business, we develop, analyse, and manage ETFs and Index Investments that track most major indices, providing clients with access to markets around the world. In joining our team, you will be part of a fast-paced, market-centric, global business. Our team-based atmosphere ensures constant teamwork, knowledge-building, and opportunities to connect with clients and partners across regions and functions.

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 business contains seven teams:

  • Global Markets
    • Helps our clients understand markets, trading, and best execution opportunities
  • Product
    • Develops and researches product opportunities and defines our product strategy
  • Marketing
    • Drives our brand strategy and distributes our client ready thought leadership.
  • Investment Management
    • Powers our portfolios and manages our investment funds
  • Sales
    • Develops and manages client relationships with institutions, hedge funds, and insurers
  • Strategy
    • Researches and identifies new markets, segments, and product opportunities
  • Technology
    • Develops technology solutions to manage portfolios, build out investment platform, provide insights to clients, and develop automated solutions for scale.

We partner with:

  • Internally: Colleagues from Sales, Product, and Strategy
  • Externally: Some teams partner extensively with clients.

What will you do as an analyst?

  • Join daily market-related updates, learning about how our products trade and react to market events, and how clients utilise ETF and Index strategies in their portfolios.
  • Learn about our clients and their investment strategies. You may assist in guiding investors towards achieving their unique investment goals using our technology and tools.
  • Develop a deep foundation on our products and solutions. You will collaborate across multiple business functions to learn the product life cycle and our strategies for continued growth.

What capabilities are we looking for?

  • Resourcefulness
  • Analytical approach
  • Basic or intermediate coding and programming skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Presentation skills.

Summer Analyst Programme

Our Summer Analyst Programme is an 8-week internship designed to provide you with an exciting, supportive and fun experience which mirrors life as an Analyst at BlackRock. You’ll have real-world responsibilities during the summer, in addition to participating in professional development, networking and social events.

The Summer Analyst Program acts as a feeder to the Full-Time Analyst Programme.


Candidates should have less than 18 months of directly relevant, full-time work experience and be graduating from an undergraduate or master’s degree program between January 2022 and December 2022.


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