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BlackRock Founders Scholarship

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BlackRock Founders Scholarship

Princeton, NJ
+4 locations
Wilmington, DE
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Atlanta, GA
  • Responsibilities

    At BlackRock, you can have the career you want - challenging, rewarding, and evolving. Whatever your interests or background, there is a place for you to grow here, across businesses and borders. We hope you'll join us!

    Being a part of BlackRock means being a part of a community of people who value diversity of thought, perspective and background. No matter what you're studying - whether it's liberal arts, computer science, or anything in between, you can apply your skills to virtually any role here.

    The BlackRock Founders Scholarship is an accelerated application process for rising juniors, through which you can obtain a 2020 Summer Internship at BlackRock, and also be considered for a $17,500 merit award.

    • You may submit an application for up to two business divisions
    • On your application, check the box indicating that you are eligible for the BlackRock Founders Scholarship
    • Be sure to complete your virtual cover letter or coding test (software engineering only) as part of your application
    • If you are selected to interview, you can also submit a short essay to be considered for the $17,500 scholarship award

    Deadline: August 1, 2019

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  • Qualifications
    • Eligible participants identify as Black, Hispanic, Native American, LGBTQ+ or disabled, and will graduate between September 2020 – July 2021.

    BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

    For CA Residents:

    • We recruit, hire, train, promote, pay, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including assumptions about a person’s appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. We interpret these protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and also any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses.

    BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

  • Industry
    Financial Services
  • Locations
    San Francisco, CA • Wilmington, DE • Atlanta, GA • Princeton, NJ • New York, NY
  • 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!
  • About Us
    BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of December 31, 2019, the firm managed approximately $7.43 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.