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About Blackstone Summer Associate Program

Blackstone is a premier global investment and advisory firm striving to provide solutions that create lasting value for their investors, the companies in which they invest and society at large. 

Summer Associates have an opportunity to work for a leader in alternative asset management and a trusted partner to many of the world’s top institutional investors. Through their various investment vehicles, Blackstone preserves and protects over $190 billion in assets for public and corporate pension funds, academic, cultural and charitable organizations, among others. Their diverse range of funds makes private equity, real estate, credit and hedge fund investments all over the world. They also have a leading independent financial advisor business, handling highly complex and critical M&A, restructuring and reorganization assignments for corporate and government clients on a global scale. Blackstone also offers fund placement services to alternative investment managers. All of their businesses reflect Blackstone’s strong partnership culture, solid foundation of intellectual capital, commitment to exceptional performance and uncompromising integrity. 

The Blackstone Group offers the following Summer Associate Internship Program:

  • Private Equity - Summer Associates will work on companies in a wide range of industries on potential investments, acquisitions, analysis of potential exit opportunities, and the monitoring of current portfolio companies. Summer Associates are involved in transaction due diligence, valuation analysis, and the negotiating of contracts and other agreements. The relatively small size of this group offers Summer Associates the opportunity to work closely with senior members of the firm and to have extensive interaction with management teams and external advisors.

Current first year MBA students are eligible to apply for Summer Associate positions. Candidates must apply through the Blackstone website, as well as through their career center if Blackstone is actively recruiting on campus (note: application deadlines vary by school).


Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors. In addition to strong analytical and quantitative skills, the successful candidate should have strong communication skills, a demonstrated ability to write effectively and a desire to work in a team environment often under pressure. Prior investment banking experience and a basic knowledge of accounting and finance is desirable.

Blackstone Summer Associate Program

Bronwen Baumgardner
345 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10154
Phone: 212-583-5287


Number of Interns: 21 to 50
Compensation/Benefits: Paid
Duration: 6 to 12 weeks
Academic Level: Graduate Students
Degree Track: Master of Business Administration
Industry Experience: 0-1 year


Atlanta, GA
Boston, MA
Menlo Park, CA
New York, NY
Hong Kong, China
London, United Kingdom
Singapore, Singapore