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Analytics & Risk Analyst (Summer 2018)

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Analytics & Risk Analyst (Summer 2018)
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Internship Paid


Our 10-week Summer Analyst Program 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.

You could win a merit award of $15,000 and gain hands-on experience with a paid internship at BlackRock!


Summer Analyst 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.

As a Financial Modeling Analyst you will:

  • Solve business-critical problems by writing code
  • Fire up the debugger to investigate production issues
  • Explain complex models to non-technical end users
  • Learn finance while doing engineering

As a Portfolio Analytics Analyst you will:

  • Gain a broad understanding of analytics, markets, and Aladdin's capabilities
  • Utilize analytical models, reports and large scale data processing tools to help 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 of financial models, analytics and reporting for new security types and products
  • Provide rapid response tactical solutions leveraging critical thinking, programming skills, and creativity
  • Engineer processes and enhance tools to deliver analytics and support BlackRock’s Aladdin technology infrastructure
  • Improve operational efficiencies to enable scalable business growth

As a Risk & Quantitative Analyst you will:

  • Apply statistical techniques to real financial data and live portfolios to aid fund managers’ real-time decision making
  • Enhance processes and risk analyses to better align risk policies and methodologies with the client’s objectives
  • Learn to critique and exercise judgment around analytics, having developed a deep understanding of risk methodologies
  • Learn to communicate complex ideas to key stakeholders in a high impact manner
  • Facilitate risk and control self-assessments with the business
  • Provide independent and consultative risk management services to the business on a range of key projects, including risk identification and evaluation of corresponding controls


This program is for candidates in their penultimate year and obtaining their bachelor’s degree or their master’s degree with less than 18 months full-time work experience.

Summer Analyst Program Application Deadline: September 28, 2017

About Us

BlackRock is a global investment firm, trusted to manage more assets than any other. Our clients are companies, governments, foundations, and millions of individuals saving for retirement, their children’s educations, and a better life. We are passionate about providing products and services that can help them build a strong financial future. Our employees from around the globe are students of the market and students of technology, respectfully anti-bureaucratic, and innovative at the core.

BlackRock was founded in 1988 by eight people in a single room in New York City, who believed they could build a better asset management firm. Fast-forward almost 30 years later, BlackRock is still founder-led. Despite having grown to 13,000+ employees and becoming the largest asset manager in the world, we haven’t lost our entrepreneurial, start-up spirit. As we continuously evolve and adapt, technology plays an increasingly important role in how we conduct our business and serve our clients.

Fun Fact

We offer a fun, entrepreneurial culture you wouldn’t typically find at a financial services company. You can even wear jeans to work!

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