Announcing the Blackstone Summer Internship in New York

We have a fantastic opportunity with the Blackstone LaunchPad Network – The Foundation is hiring a summer intern to support the Foundation’s broader initiatives and programs, including Blackstone LaunchPad! For more information read the spec below:

Campus - 2017 Summer Analyst - Charitable Foundation

Location: New York


2017 Summer Analyst – Charitable Foundation Intern

Firm Overview: Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our asset management businesses, with over $360 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at Follow Blackstone on Twitter @Blackstone.

Business Unit: Blackstone Charitable Foundation

Business Unit Overview: The Blackstone Charitable Foundation was founded at the time of Blackstone’s IPO in 2007 with substantial commitments from the Firm’s employees. Influenced by the enterprising heritage of the firm and its founders, The Blackstone Charitable Foundation is directing its resources and applying the intellectual capital of the firm to foster entrepreneurship in targeted regions globally. The Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Initiative develops and implements program models that help strengthen and support entrepreneurial ecosystems to create high impact businesses and sustainable job growth. Through its investment expertise across several asset classes and geographies, Blackstone has a unique perspective on the global economy and a heightened understanding of how entrepreneurial activity is often the crucial catalyst in the growth of successful businesses, industries and communities. For more information, see

Job Title: Charitable Foundation Intern

Job Description:                      

Corporate Communications:

  • Draft press releases and articles

  • Develop newsletter content 

  • Create participant and program profiles

  • Create and publish social media content (blog posts, tweets, podcasts)

  • Refresh content on website and intranet

  • Maintain press and partner contact list

  • Copy, edit, proofread, and revise internal and external foundation communications

Partnerships/Employee Engagement:

  • Assist with the development and implementation of employee volunteer activities

  • Cultivate partnerships with NYC-based organizations for volunteer projects and board service placements

  • Create volunteer engagement support resources for Blackstone employees

  • Build a formal feedback loop to continuously monitor, evaluate and improve the strategic volunteer engagement initiatives using data and qualitative feedback from individual participants

Program Management:

  • Conduct necessary research re: future program expansion

  • Act as a liaison for the Blackstone LaunchPad Fellows Program

  • Update Salesforce database with grantee and program partner information


  • Working towards a degree in a related field (Journalism, Marketing/Communications, or Public Relations)

  • Previous Internship or related experience in marketing or communications is a plus

  • Excellent writing, editing, and organizational skills

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with press and community contacts

  • Self-motivated, strong attention to detail, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines

Requirements: To be considered for the “2017 Summer Analyst - Charitable Foundation” Program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate* student.  

  • Anticipated graduation date: Fall 2017 – Spring 2018.

  • Resume must include expected graduation month/year and GPA.

 * Post-graduates, MBAs and experienced hires should refer to the Associate or Experienced hire opportunities listed on our career site: Accessible through:

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