Blackstone Career PathwaysTM

We believe talent is a key value creator and that high-potential employees are vital to building strong businesses.

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Blackstone Career Pathways aims to broaden the high-quality talent networks from which our portfolio companies recruit, develop and advance talent.

Accessing historically untapped talent pools helps our companies build more representative workforces and inclusive cultures and creates lasting value for our investors.

Working with our portfolio companies, Blackstone Career Pathways™ aims to increase access to entry- and mid-level jobs for diverse and historically underrepresented talent.

Our Approach:

Promote practices that remove barriers to entry including removing degree requirements from select roles
Build talent pipelines with non-profit organizations that focus on upskilling/reskilling and colleges/universities like HBCUs, HSIs, and MSIs
Provide training for recruiters and hiring managers on skills-based hiring approach

With the support of our partner organizations, Blackstone Career Pathways™ works to enable advancement of diverse and historically underrepresented talent into and out of mid-level jobs.

Our Approach:

Create clear and accessible career paths into higher-level roles
Provide cross-training and upskilling opportunities
Invest in mentorship and sponsorship programs

Participating portfolio companies

Click to learn more about participating portfolio companies and their featured job opportunities.

Note : All hiring decisions are made by the applicable portfolio company, and not by Blackstone Inc.(together with affiliates, “Blackstone “). Anyone hired by one the portfolio companies will be an employee of that portfolio company (not Blackstone).

Partner organizations

Our partner organizations provide job training and placement services for talent from traditionally diverse and historically underrepresented communities to prepare them for entry-level roles in areas such as IT and operations.

Note: All hiring decisions are made by the applicable portfolio company, and not by Blackstone Inc. (together with its affiliates, “Blackstone”). Anyone hired by one of the portfolio companies will be an employee of that portfolio company (not Blackstone).

More About Blackstone Career PathwaysTM

Blackstone Charitable Foundation Announces $3M Grant To Significantly Expand Career Accelerator with Blackstone Career Pathways Partner Year Up

The grant will significantly accelerate the growth of Year Up’s Career Accelerator, which collaborates with nonprofits and community colleges to provide targeted, rapid skills training and talent pipelines to employers.

More Than Just a Job: Marcus Felder on Blackstone’s Career Pathways™ Program

Marcus Felder, Principal in Blackstone Portfolio Operations, shares how Blackstone’s Career Pathways program strengthens our portfolio companies by broadening the candidate pool, fostering economic mobility and creating opportunity for individuals from historically under-represented groups. Beyond helping our companies recruit talent, we also help them develop inclusive, equitable environments that promote employee retention and long-term success.

Blackstone Aims to ‘Disrupt Historic Hiring Patterns’

Marcus Felder, Head of Blackstone Career Pathways, discusses how our Career Pathways program supports high-quality talent acquisition and the role it plays in value creation for our portfolio companies.