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Off-cycle Internship Programme - Investments - Alternatives


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BlackRock offers off-cycle internship opportunities for a duration of 6 months in some of our Continental European offices. This programme is for candidates in their penultimate year of their studies and graduating from an undergraduate or master’s degree programme in 2024.

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.

This opportunity gives you a chance to work closely and add value to a specific team, set and complete objectives and be exposed to the culture and ethos at BlackRock.

During the internship, you will develop new skills and gain valuable experience within the Asset Management industry. You will also have the opportunity to find out more about our full-time graduate opportunities.


As allocations grow, alternative investments play an increasingly critical role in portfolios. BlackRock offers access to a broad spectrum of alternative investments in alternative solutions, hedge funds, credit, private equity, real estate and infrastructure. Each business is responsible for strategic planning and oversight as well as investment management activities. 

What will you do as an analyst?

  • Learn the basics of the investment process within Alternative investments and become an active participant
  • Conduct analysis of returns/financial modeling and learn to identify drivers of return
  • Partner with team members to perform risk analysis and investment research
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding across all alternative asset classes and learn how Alternatives impact the rest of a portfolio
  • Acquire a deeper understanding of client needs to solve for clients ranging from large scale institutions to large private clients
  • Benefit from the resources of a world-class technology firm

What capabilities are we looking for?

  • Analytical and numerical skills
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills and critical thinking
  • Basic or intermediate coding and programming skills
  • Team leadership and teamwork skills
  • Innovative 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: December 9th, 2022
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • 6 months
  • Munich and Paris
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Finance
  • Maths
  • Statistics

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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