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Company Updates

  • We’re excited to announce the launch of our new BlackRock Careers Blog! Here you can read stories from our employees in different locations around the globe to get an understanding of what life at BlackRock is all about. Recently, hundreds of employees volunteered virtually for our annual Global Mapathon. In partnership with Missing Maps and Doctors Without Borders, we were able to help healthcare professionals deliver critical care in response to COVID-19. Read more:

  • There are only a few days left to apply to Fast-Track to FinTech at BlackRock! This program is designed specifically for women studying at the undergraduate or master's level who are pursuing a career in technology. Make sure to check out this opportunity if you're based in the US and graduating between August 2021 and July 2022, or know someone in your network who meets the criteria.

  • Are you interested in learning more about what life is like at BlackRock? Follow us on our revamped @BlackRock Instagram account to get an inside look into our purpose, people and culture! https://www.instagram.com/blackrock/

  • Here at BlackRock, we value diversity of thought. No matter what you’re studying–whether it’s liberal arts, computer science, or anything in between, you can add value to virtually any role. Learn how you can apply your unique skills in the story below.

    I Have A Liberal Arts Degree And I Work For A FinTech Company

    At some point in your life, you've probably heard that you should pursue your passion as a career, which likely factored into your decision when you were selecting your major as a first-year college student. Through your internship search, you've probably seen a lot of job descriptions that call for a strict list of related majors.

  • In celebration of #pride, learn more about how our employees are able to bring their whole selves to work and how the OUT Network BlackRock provides a community for both #LGBTQ employees and allies.

    This Company Knows What It Means to Be LGBTQ-Friendly

    We spend so much of our time at work that it's important to feel comfortable. Maybe not home-away-from-home or kick-your-feet-up comfortable, but a place where you feel free to be yourself. So when you're searching for a job, you want to interview the company just as much as it's interviewing you.

  • “As a tech person, I feel like I’m part of a technology culture. I never feel like I’m being held back in what I can do because I’m at a finance company,” shares Melanie Manko, who joined us as a summer analyst and now is part of our tech analyst rotational program. Read on to learn more about her BlackRock journey and her advice for women looking to start their careers in #fintech.

    Women in Tech Advice: I Work in Software Development at BlackRock

    When Melanie Manko landed an interview for a software development internship at , she didn't understand why all her finance major friends were so excited for her. Melanie was a math and computer science major and she was always interested in finance, but she didn't know the first thing about asset management.

  • We continue to be inspired by our Chairman and CEO, Larry Fink, and the message he has delivered to CEOs around the world: “To prosper over time, every company must not only deliver financial performance, but also show how it makes a positive contribution to society.”

    BlackRock's Message: Contribute to Society, or Risk Losing Our Support

    In a candid assessment of what's happening in the business world - and perhaps taking a veiled shot at Washington at the same time - Mr. Fink wrote that he is seeing "many governments failing to prepare for the future, on issues ranging from retirement and infrastructure to automation and worker retraining."

  • We’re thrilled to announce our new Flexible Time Off policy, enabling our employees to take as much paid time off as they need, while still fulfilling their work obligations. Hear from our employees about what this change means to them, and why we chose to implement this policy.

    Why This Company Decided To Offer Flexible Time Off

    As a professional and a parent of a disabled child, Kellie Marquet often has to balance her paid time off between her son's needs and her own. "I'm constantly at his therapist, or I have to go to court, or I have to take him to a doctor's appointment," says Kellie, a director with BlackRock's U.S.

  • We're proud to win our fourth "Best Places to Work in Money Management" award from Pensions & Investments!

    Best Places to Work in Money Management 2017 - 12/11/2017 Special Report - Pensions & Investments

    With unmatched integrity and professionalism, Pensions & Investments consistently delivers news, research and analysis to the executives who manage the flow of funds in the institutional investment market.

  • We're proud to win our fourth "Best Places to Work in Money Management" award from Pensions & Investments!

    Best Places to Work in Money Management 2017 - 12/11/2017 Special Report - Pensions & Investments

    With unmatched integrity and professionalism, Pensions & Investments consistently delivers news, research and analysis to the executives who manage the flow of funds in the institutional investment market.

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