2022 Technology & Business Operations Summer Internship

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2022 Technology & Business Operations Summer Internship

Wilmington, DE +1 location
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    To be eligible for this position, please complete the application on BlackRock's careers page after applying on WayUp. When applying on BlackRock's careers page, select up to two business divisions within the Summer Analyst program. After applying you will immediately be invited to submit a Virtual Cover Letter and if you apply to Software Engineering, you will be invited to take a coding challenge. If you do not complete the application on BlackRock's careers page, you will not be eligible for the program.

    Our business has over 3,000 employees across 40+ offices globally and is comprised of 6 different streams, spanning from Data & Artificial Intelligence to Provider Strategy. We are responsible for processes required for the end-to-end investment management process, providing operational support to BlackRock’s portfolio management teams and client groups. We also own the day-to-day relationships with external service providers, such as banks and data/index suppliers, ensuring that we optimize BlackRock's relationships.

    Our team is known for:

    • Providing data services and solutions to support the entire firm
    • Improving the client service experience in partnership with client businesses
    • Managing the firm’s funds aligning to the Retail, Institutional and ETF client businesses
    • Maintaining relationships with banks and market data/index providers
    • Providing scalable and custom reports to clients
    • Effectively onboarding new portfolios by working across numerous BlackRock teams
    • Analyzing trends to improve service and client deliverables
    • Understanding the flow of client, market, and fund information across BlackRock and external data providers
    • Working alongside our systems engineers and UI developers to build the next generation of BlackRock's tools
    • Proving out and productionalizing scalable infrastructure
    • Developing tech solutions and providing tech expertise to address business & industry challenges

    Our business contains two teams:

    • *Business Operations: *Provides support to investment and client businesses by operating across business management, client onboarding and implementation, and client experience management
    • Technology Operations: Supports technology businesses by working with cyber and information security, data science and AI, and technology enterprise services.

    We partner with:

    • Internally: We work with Technology, Portfolio Managers, Legal & Compliance, Financial Planning & Analysis, Human Resources, and more.
    • *Externally: *Our Client Experience teams work with clients for onboarding, contracting, etc. Our Business Operation teams work with funds, providers, banks, etc.
  • Qualifications

    What will you do as an Summer Analyst?

    • Gain exposure to multiple business areas and investment products across the firm
    • Be challenged to think innovatively and creatively in order to solve complex business and operational issues
    • Analyze trends in queries to improve client deliverables
    • Evaluate systems, processes and procedures for inefficiencies and make recommendations for improvement
    • Be part of and develop within a truly global and innovative group

    What capabilities are we looking for:

    • Analytical approach
    • Critical thinking
    • Problem solving
    • Project management
    • Technical curiosity

    Our 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. While you’ll be assigned to a specific team, the program always begins with a Summer Analyst 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 program also includes a speaker series, mentoring program, and various networking opportunities. You’ll also have opportunities to engage with our employee networks that help every employee feel included and supported, whether that means participating in an activity run by the Green Team Network to support sustainability practices, learning from a senior leader within one of our professional networks or attending events sponsored by our employee-run networks like the Ability & Allies Network.

    BlackRock is highly committed to the Summer Analyst Program and it is the main pipeline into our Full-Time Analyst Program.

  • Industry
    Financial Services
  • Locations
    Wilmington, DE • Atlanta, GA
  • 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, we help millions of people build savings that serve them throughout their lives by making investing easier and more affordable. As of December 31, 2020, the firm managed approximately $8.68 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.