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Summer Internship Programme - Finance & Internal Audit - Finance


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The Summer Internship Programme is for candidates in their penultimate year of study (graduating August 2023 - July 2024) and obtaining their Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.

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 Summer Internship 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. The programme begins with a Summer Intern orientation which 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 their teams throughout the summer.

The programme also includes a speaker series, mentoring programme, and various networking opportunities. The campus recruiting team also partners very closely with the firm Employee Networks to ensure the summer interns can learn and interact with our employee networks and learn about our Inclusion & Diversity initiatives. The firm is highly committed to the Summer Internship Programme and it is the main pipeline into our Analyst Programme.  


Finance works with many businesses across BlackRock to deliver financial information, analysis, and recommendations to help the firm achieve its goals. As a department, Finance strives for greater financial inclusion, focusing on the continuous journey and not just the end-state by connecting the work to core human needs: financial security, financial mobility and financial freedom.

What will you do as an analyst?

  • Experience different elements of Finance and how they come together to deliver results to our partners
  • Learn about operational activities and develop insight into each of our Finance teams
  • Produce financial reports, commentary and analysis
  • Develop an understanding of the internal control and risk management framework
  • Actively search for operational improvements
  • Engage with leaders of Finance through participation in talent committees and career development programs

What capabilities are we looking for?

  • Well-organised, methodical and detail orientated with an ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with an ability to synthesise information (including large datasets) and summarise key issues – leveraging financial systems, models & data visualisation tools
  • Ability to work in a team environment and establish strong working relationships with internal partners and external organisations
  • A high degree of integrity and confidentiality
  • Initiative and confidence to identify operational improvement opportunities
  • Interest in:
    • Developing a deep understanding of the business and its key drivers
    • Driving strategic & innovative thinking and desire to leverage data to drive decision-making
    • Building a technical skillset, including exposure to programming languages & databases
    • Learning best practice project management skills
    • Developing financial modeling and analytical skills


  • Employee Assistance Programme – free, confidential counselling
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Flexible Time Off

Next steps:

Once you submit your application you will immediately be invited to submit a Virtual Cover Letter and/or take a CodeVue assessment depending on the vacancy or vacancies you apply to. You must submit your Virtual Cover Letter and/or the CodeVue assessment within 5 calendar days, as failure to do so will result in your application being automatically withdrawn.


The recruitment process takes place throughout the autumn semester. In some businesses, certain teams may recruit through to early next year. Please note, we recruit on a rolling basis and encourage you to apply as soon as you’re ready.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: November 11th, 2022
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • 8 weeks
  • London and Edinburgh
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Finance
  • Maths
  • Statistics

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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