Blackstone Group Interview Questions

169 total interview insight submissions

Interview Experience (91%)

The Interview Experience is a score from 1 star (very negative) to 5 stars (very positive) generated based on the Interview Insights at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. If you hover over the various sections of the donut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few interview insights). Simply put, as a company gets more reviews, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to its simple average and away from the average of the entire dataset.

3.6
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Interview Difficulty (99%)

The Interview Difficulty is a score ranging from very difficult (red) to very easy (green) generated based on the Interview Insights at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. The higher the number, the more difficult the interviews on average. If you hover over the various sections of the doughnut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few interview insights). Simply put, as a company gets more insights, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to its simple average and away from the average of the entire data set.

3.3
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% Interns - FT Offers (88%)

The % of Interns Getting a Full Time Offer chart is meant to provide a realistic estimate of the hiring practices of the company based on the reviews at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. If you hover over the various sections of the doughnut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few reviews). Simply put, as a company gets more reviews, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to the simple company average and away from the average of the entire data set.

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Interviews at Blackstone Group

YearPositionLocationGroup/DivisionExperienceDifficulty
2022AssociateSt. LouisReal EstateNeutralAverage
2022Future Women Leaders ProgramNew YorkN/APositiveEasy
2022spring weekLondonPrivate EquityNeutralDifficult
2022InternNew YorkSecondariesPositiveDifficult
2022Summer Financial AnalystBethlehemReal EstateNeutralVery Easy
2021BAAM Summer AnalystNew York CityGeneralistVery PositiveAverage
2022Analystnew yorkPrivate EquityPositiveDifficult
2022InternNew YorkReal EstateNeutralAverage
2021private wealth management internNew YorkPrivate Wealth ManagementPositiveEasy
2022Summer AnalystNew yorkInfrastructurePositiveDifficult

Associate Interview - Real Estate

Anonymous interview candidate in St. Louis

Outcome

Declined Offer

Interview Source

Employee Referral

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: November 2022

Application

Phone Interview
Group Interview

Interview

The usual hirevue and pymetrics process. Got a recruiter screening phone call. was asked mostly behavioural questions but then asked technical questions by a panel after. they wanted my insights on deals I have followed and where I see the real estate market going.

Interview Questions

There were a few technical questions with accounting I didn't expect, in addition to brainteasers.

Future Women Leaders Program Interview

Anonymous employee in New York

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: October 2022

Application

IQ / Intelligence Test
Other

Interview

I first got a Pymetrics test. Then a week later I got a hirevue invitation. Hirevue did not have technicals; asked about commitment to diversity, behaviorals, and a Blackstone deal you're interested in. I did not have any referrals. A week or two after the hirevue, I got an offer.

Interview Questions

What is a Blackstone deal you have been following?

spring week Interview - Private Equity

Anonymous interview candidate in London

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: December 2022

Application

Other

Interview

Was asked to respond to 2 questions
1. How would you spend £1million in line with Blackstone investing strategies
2. What does diversity mean to you

Interview Questions

The 2 questions were the most difficult asked

Intern Interview - Secondaries

Anonymous interview candidate in New York

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: May 2022

Application

Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview

Interview

I was asked about secondaries since that was the group I was interviewing with. It was 30 minutes on zoom.

Interview Questions

Who invests in secondaries?

Summer Financial Analyst Interview - Real Estate

Anonymous interview candidate in Bethlehem

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: October 2022

Application

IQ / Intelligence Test

Interview

online hirevue after completing pymetrics digital assessment. Assessment asks basic behavioral scenario questions about how you make decisions. hire vue consisted of 5 questions like tell me about yourself, why blackstone, tell me about some recent deals, tell me about a mistake you have made etc. One take only with a minute or two to prepare. Basic behavioral question know about recent news.

Interview Questions

tell me about recent deals.

BAAM Summer Analyst Interview - Generalist

Anonymous employee in New York City

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

Employee Referral

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: September 2021

Application

1 on 1 Interview
Skills Test
IQ / Intelligence Test
Drug Test
Background Check

Interview

First round with analyst, second round with associate, Superday was 4 intevriews with the rest of the team. All on Zoom.

Interview Questions

Tell me about how ESG plays into the current investment landscape.

Analyst Interview - Private Equity

Anonymous interview candidate in new york

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: September 2022

Application

Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview
IQ / Intelligence Test

Interview

Completed Pymetrics test, then completed hirevue, then 1-1 zoom interview, then in person superday 2 days later

Interview Questions

Technical questions about the secondaries private equity market

Intern Interview - Real Estate

Anonymous interview candidate in New York

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: February 2022

Application

Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview
Skills Test

Interview

Initial behavioral phone interview with recruiter, followed 2 behavioral + verbal technical with VP and Associate.

Interview Questions

Explain in detail how Blackstone operates.

private wealth management intern Interview - Private Wealth Management

Anonymous interview candidate in New York

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Other

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: February 2021

Application

1 on 1 Interview

Interview

Attended BX Diverse Leaders program. Following two days learning about the firm and the respective teams, I applied to three positions. Only got interviewed for one. The first round was all behavioral.

Interview Questions

What's the riskiest decision you've made?

Summer Analyst Interview - Infrastructure

Anonymous interview candidate in New york

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: June 2022

Application

Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview
Group Interview
Skills Test
Personality Test

Interview

Applied for niche sector so a lot of questions focused on why I wanted to work for this group?, what they did?, technical questions about their work etc… Otherwise the technical questions were just the standard ones from the guide.

Interview Questions

Questions focusing on the technical specifics of their niche group.