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2021 Summer Analyst Programme - Fixed Income


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Fixed Income

Using credit, bonds, interest rates and foreign exchange, the Fixed Income team offers a variety of fixed income products crafted to meet specific client risk and return profiles. We bring together distinct, yet complementary businesses under one global structure.

With over 400 investment professionals across the Americas, APAC and EMEA, Global Fixed Income is in a unique position to draw on a depth of expertise and experience to provide clients with the most comprehensive and diverse investment strategies in the market today.

We are supported by dedicated business management and product strategy functions across investment groups, including three regional leads to support the local execution of our global and regional business plans and priorities.

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 three functional roles:

Portfolio Management:

  • Manages client flows, constructs portfolios, monitors risk and hedge exposure to implement trading strategies based on clients' needs and preferences.

Product Strategy:

  • Responsible for product development and servicing new and existing products and clients.


  • Responsible for analysing the performance of companies, industries and countries for Portfolio Managers and clients.

We partner with:

  • Internally: Every team at the firm depending on the role
  • Externally: Work extensively with external clients.

Our team is known for:

  • Market and investment expertise
  • Specialised coverage of global fixed income markets
  • Smart and experienced investment teams and complementary processes
  • A culture of information sharing
  • Portfolio construction and risk management skills
  • State-of-the-art systems support
  • An ability to speak professionally about portfolios and risk
  • A great place to work and build a career
  • Culture of excellence with clear accountability
  • Challenging, fun learning environment.

What will you do as an analyst?

  • Provide daily support in the Fixed Income investment process
  • Provide and analyse analytics and data for BlackRock to use internally when making investment decisions
  • Generate financial models
  • Analyse and research for existing and new Fixed Income clients
  • Manage and amend client accounts as needed
  • Undertake sector-based research.

What capabilities are we looking for?

  • Coding & programming skills: Python (required for Portfolio Management; preferred for other teams within Fixed Income)
  • Resourcefulness
  • Analytical approach
  • Critical thinking
  • Distilling large amounts of data
  • Research skills
  • Technical curiosity.

Your learning & development will include:

  • Contributing to the work of the team and meeting members across various sectors within Fixed Income through departmental meetings and group training sessions.
  • Access to senior leaders across Fixed Income
  • Departmental investment strategy meetings and debrief sessions to ask questions in small group settings.

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 Programme 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 programme between January 2022 and December 2022.


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