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Fixed Income Summer Associate

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Fixed Income Summer Associate

New York, NY +2 locations
  • Responsibilities

    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.

    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

    Research: Responsible for analyzing the performance of companies, industries and countries for Portfolio Managers and clients

    What will you do as a Summer Associate?

    • Perform portfolio management tasks including implementing multiple investment strategies, handling client flows, rebalancing, and monitoring positioning, performance and risk
    • Ensure all mandates conform to performance expectations, investment guidelines, risk parameters, and regulatory requirements
    • Utilize technology and analytical tools to enhance processes and create scale
    • Interface with analytics, risk, data and other platform teams to drive process improvements and contribute to overall systems, investment and trading process enhancements
    • Participate in research related to portfolio construction, asset allocation, security selection, and other investment topics
    • Develop and implement best practices in portfolio management across multiple investment processes and products
  • Qualifications

    What capabilities are we looking for?

    • Technical skills such as Python, Matlab, Tableau and SQL are highly valued
    • Analytical approach
    • Outstanding attention to detail
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Distilling large amounts of data
    • Flexible, responsive and self-starting personality.
    • Able to work independently and as part of a team in a highly collaborative, global environment
    • Quantitative and qualitative research skills

    Application Information

    Within your application, you will have the option to apply for up to two business divisions within the Summer Associate Program. To apply for Fixed Income, please select Investments – Fixed Income. Positions available in Atlanta, New York, and San Francisco. We look forward to reviewing your application!


    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 • Atlanta, GA • 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.