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2024 Blackstone Data Science Summer Analyst

2024 Blackstone Data Science Summer Analyst
New York, US
100,000 - 110,000
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Job Description

Blackstone Data Science Overview

Blackstone Data Science (“BXDS”) is the firm-wide team that uses advanced analytics and statistical methods to make us better investors and business operators, the first such team in private equity. Integrated into our investing groups, we focus on answering mission-critical investment and business questions using data analysis, statistics, computer programming, and machine learning. We use previously untapped financial data, alternative datasets, and analytical methods to develop a perspective on our investments and accelerate growth at our portfolio companies, as well as help source new investment and partnership opportunities.

BXDS is part of the firm’s Portfolio Operations Group. We work hand-in-hand with Blackstone's deal teams and portfolio company management teams to underwrite investments, drive operating efficiencies, and identify new sources of value. We sit at the intersection of quantitative and investment analysis, and focus only on projects that “move the needle.” You will have the opportunity to work directly with senior management at Blackstone as well as top executives from our portfolio companies. If you enjoy fast-paced, stimulating quantitative work with tangible business impact, BXDS may be a good fit for you.

Program Description

Blackstone's Summer Analyst Program is 10-weeks in length and will provide participants broad exposure to the Firm. The Program offers Summer Analyst's various technical training and professional development opportunities, the ability to network with professionals across all business units, and a robust mentorship experience to allow the participants to be fully immersed in the Blackstone culture.

Job Description

Blackstone is looking to hire a passionate undergraduate to join BXDS as a Summer Analyst. This individual will play a key role in accelerating a data-driven evolution within Blackstone by using advanced analytics to evaluate live private equity and real estate deals, work with our portfolio company management teams to drive business value, and curate novel insights using broad-ranging datasets.

This individual needs to be dedicated to the application of quantitative methods to drive investment analysis and business impact, and intellectually curious about solving real-world questions using data. This individual will be responsible for generating novel approaches to critical investment processes and driving innovation in private equity.

Successful candidates are creative, strategic, self-motivated, and highly detail-oriented for all steps of the data analysis process. They also must be effective communicators of technical outcomes to non-technical stake holders, creating business-friendly outputs and visualizations.


  • Proficiency in programming and querying languages (Python and SQL preferred)
  • Foundation in statistics and mathematics
  • Comfortable working with, and combining, disparate and diverse data sources
  • Strong skills using analytical methodologies and desire to solve novel technical challenges
  • Excellence in balancing multiple projects and efficiently meeting goals in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to thrive independently as well as on a team
  • Familiarity with big data analytical techniques and cloud technologies including Amazon Web Services (AWS) preferred
  • Experience in a data-driven professional setting preferred
  • Previous finance / consulting experience preferred but not required

To be considered for the 2024 Summer Analyst Program, applicants must meet the following\criteria:

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student
  • Anticipated graduation date: Fall 2024 – Spring 2025
  • Resume must include expected graduation month/year and GPA
  • Resume must be in PDF format

If you do not meet these criteria, please see Blackstone’s Careers website for other opportunities that may be available, including other entry level positions.

The duties and responsibilities described here are not exhaustive and additional assignments, duties, or responsibilities may be required of this position.  Assignments, duties, and responsibilities may be changed at any time, with or without notice, by Blackstone in its sole discretion.

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