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8.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 19 ratings in 2019)
"Very intense but worthwhile."
Culture
9.5 / 10
 
Hours
8.7 / 10
 
Training
8.5 / 10
 
Remuneration
9.3 / 10
 
Integration
9.1 / 10
 

Pros

  • Interns are given a lot of guidance and training by mentors and team members.
  • The projects that interns get to work on are both challenging and of importance to the company.
  • The remuneration provided is very high for an internship.
  • The integration is good and interns are regularly invited out with team members.

Cons

  • Interns cannot choose their own rotations.
  • The size of the company can make it harder to stand out.
  • Some would like training at the beginning to last longer.
  • While hours have flexibility, some departments may ask for more than others.

What insiders say about...

"I would advise people to get information about the firm, about the team they are..."

"The culture is very inclusive, dynamic and open. All people are available to answer..."

"I come in in the morning around 8.00 am and usually leave in the evening between..."

"The social nights you go out on with your team are usually paid for by the company...."

"There were mostly behavioural questions but also questions about the markets."

"I was able to work on a project with real value and take over the tasks of an analyst..."

"The company values teamwork, inclusion and diversity and really invests in talent...."

"We're unable to choose our rotations and there's a bit of a lack of formal training...."

"The company is only 31 years old but it's already the world's largest asset manager...."

"Very intense but worthwhile."

"How BlackRock differentiates itself in terms of innovation and technology as well..."

"I attended three days of training in London, during which I acquired the basics of..."

"Give the interns an optional survey halfway into the internship asking if any of..."

"The remuneration is very good for interns, and not just in terms of salary but also..."

"We are assigned a buddy who is a more junior person and gives us advice on behaviour..."

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