Blackstone Career Pathways – Blackstone

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Our program aims to drive economic mobility for diverse and historically underrepresented talent by leveraging Blackstone’s unique scale to create employment, advancement, and development opportunities.
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:
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:
Alight Solutions is a leading provider of human capital solutions, that helps their clients to navigate the complexity of health, wealth and HR.
Ancestry.com is one of the largest providers of online family history resources (genealogical and historical records) and consumer DNA testing.
Ascend learning is a national leader in online educational content serving high-growth, licensure-driven professions.
BME Group (previously CRH Europe Distribution) is one of the largest distributors of building materials in Europe, present across 7 countries.
Bourne Leisure is a leader in the U.K. domestic holiday market, managing 56 holiday sites across its 3 distinct businesses.
Centric Brands Inc.is a new lifestyle brand management company that is anchored in category expertise spanning kids’ wear and adult apparel.
Chamberlain Group provides smart access solutions including garage door openers, gate operators & auto controls connected via their myQ app.
Ellucian is a leader charting the digital future of higher education with a portfolio of cloud-ready technology solutions and services.
Encore has been connecting and inspiring people around the globe with impactful meeting and event experiences for more than 80 years.
Great Wolf Lodge, is a brand leader in the indoor water park resort industry.
Legence is an end-to-end provider of energy efficiency and sustainability solutions for the built environment.
MB Aerospace provides advanced technological solutions to the Aerospace and Defense industry.
Medline partners with healthcare providers around the world to deliver solutions that reduce cost and increase efficiency and quality of care.
Merlin Entertainments is a global company operating over 140 attractions in 24 countries, from destination theme parks to city center locations.
Paysafe is a leading global provider of online payment services.
Renaissance Learning is a developer of cloud-based learning platforms offering daily assessment and progress monitoring for students.
Sabre Industries is a leading manufacturer of mission-critical engineered structures for electric utilities.
Servpro is a franchisor of fire and water cleanup and restoration with over 1,700 franchises in the United States and Canada.
SESAC Music Group is a leader and innovator in global music licensing.
TaskUs is a technology-agnostic, horizontal platform to profitably capture the fast growth in E-commerce and Consumer Internet sectors globally.
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). 
Braven empowers underrepresented young people with the skills and networks to transition from college to first jobs and meaningful careers.
Bridge My Return matches veterans, spouses and caregivers to jobs with military ready employers and provides coaching and professional resumes.
CareerSpring’s network supports the American dream for first generation college students.
Climb Hire prepares working adults for entry level jobs in tech through technical and soft skills training with a community of peers.
COOP builds a diverse movement of upwardly mobile college grads overcoming underemployment through digital skills and peer connections.
Hire Heroes USA empowers US military members, veterans and their spouses to succeed in the civilian workforce.
Hiring Our Heroes connects the military community with American businesses to create economic opportunity and a strong and diversified workforce.
Merit America closes the opportunity gap at scale by preparing adults stuck in low-wage roles for well-paying careers.
NAF is a network of education, business, and community leaders who work together to ensure high school students are career and future ready.
NexusEdge identifies traditionally overlooked talent through skills -based hiring by integrating employer training into classroom instruction.
Per Scholas mission is to advance economic equity through rigorous training for tech careers and to connect skilled talent to leading businesses.
Pursuit’s intensive program trains adults with the most need and potential to get their first tech jobs and advance in their careers.
ReferVets is a free, easy-to-use app for veterans to apply to, refer, and get hired for new careers.
Simplilearn, a Blackstone portfolio company, is an online bootcamp for digital skills training offering interactive learning experiences.
The Honor Foundation translates military service to the private sector, creating the next generation of leaders.
WOS is committed to solving today’s DEI workforce challenges. Our holistic framework delivers talent solutions across all levels and industries…
Year Up closes the opportunity divide by ensuring young adults gain the skills, experiences, and support to reach their potential.
YUPRO places Opportunity Talent with employer partners who commit to bridging the opportunity gap for entry-level and middle-skill talent.
PRESS RELEASE
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.
INSIGHTS
Vice President in Portfolio Operations Marcus Felder 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.
INSIGHTS
Forbes highlights the launch of Blackstone’s Career Pathways program, aimed at creating opportunities for people from under-resourced communities.
Alight Solutions is a leading provider of human capital solutions, that helps their clients to navigate the complexity of health, wealth and HR. Alight combines data-driven, consumer-centered technology with personalized care and service to deliver a superior customer experience. Alight’s dedicated colleagues across 19 global centers help 23 million people and their 11 million family members simplify work and life, both now and in the future.
Ancestry.com is one of the largest providers of online family history resources (genealogical and historical records) and consumer DNA testing.
Ascend Learning, a national leader in online educational content, software and analytics serves institutions, students and employers in healthcare and other high-growth, licensure-driven professions. Ascend Learning products and services provide customers a suite of learning solutions that drive success all along the learning continuum from student through the lifetime career professional.
BME Group (previously CRH Europe Distribution) is one of the largest distributors of building materials in Europe, present across 7 countries.
Bourne Leisure is a leader in the U.K. domestic holiday market, managing 56 holiday sites across its 3 distinct businesses: Haven with 38 caravan parks and 37k pitches, Butlins with 4.6k keys across three coastal resorts and Warner with ~3,300 hotel keys across 15 countryside and coastal leisure hotels.
Centric Brands Inc.is a new lifestyle brand management company that is anchored in category expertise spanning kids’ wear and women’s and men’s accessories and apparel. It licenses brands such as Calvin Klein, Under Armour, Tommy Hilfiger, BCBG, Joe’s, Buffalo David Bitton, Frye, Michael Kors, Kate Spade, All Saints and Cole Haan, and entertainment properties including Disney, Marvel and Nickelodeon, among others.

Chamberlain Group provides smart access control solutions, connected via their myQ® app, with leading positions in North American residential garage door openers (primarily under the LiftMaster® and Chamberlain® brands) in addition to commercial door and gate operators, loading dock equipment, controls integrated into automobiles and more.
Ellucian is the market leader charting the digital future of higher education with a portfolio of cloud-ready technology solutions and services. From student recruitment to workforce analytics; from fundraising opportunities to alumni engagement; Ellucian’s comprehensive suite of data-rich tools gives colleges and universities the information they need to lead with confidence.
Working with a community of more than 2,700 customers in over 50 countries, Ellucian keeps innovating as higher education keeps evolving. Drawing on its comprehensive higher education business acumen and suite of services, Ellucian guides its customers through manageable, sustainable digital transformation—so that every type of institution and student can thrive in today’s fast-changing landscape. To find out what’s next in higher education solutions and services, visit Ellucian at www.ellucian.com.
Encore has been connecting and inspiring people around the globe with impactful meeting and event experiences for more than 80 years. Encore delivers strategic planning, creative production, advanced technology, and staging services to make dynamic and impactful meetings and events of all sizes.
Great Wolf Lodge, is a brand leader in the indoor water park resort industry. Extending far beyond water parks, Great Wolf Resorts provides families with quality accommodations, exceptional service and popular proprietary amenities.
Legence is an end-to-end provider of energy efficiency and sustainability solutions for the built environment. Formerly known as Refficiency or Therma Holdings, LLC.
Business Units include: Bel-Aire Mechanical, CMTA, Gilbert Mechanical, ICS, RE Tech Advisors, Therma, VarcoMac, Black Bear Energy, CMPI, and Yearout Mechanical.
MB Aerospace provides advanced technological solutions to the Aerospace and Defense industry, leveraging an in-depth knowledge of fabrications, machining, and the global supply chain to support complex aero-engine component manufacture and repair.
Medline partners with healthcare providers around the world, delivering products and solutions that reduce costs, increase supply chain efficiency, and improve the quality of care. The breadth of the company’s product portfolio and its dedication to customer service, responsiveness, and partnership provide significant value for its customers.
Merlin Entertainments is a truly global company, operating over 140 attractions in 24 countries. From destination theme park resorts to city centre locations, Merlin has a unique portfolio of brands and attraction formats creating a wide range of visitor experiences. Our portfolio includes indoor attractions such as SEA LIFE and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum to iconic theme parks like LEGOLAND and Alton Towers Resort.
Paysafe is a leading global provider of online payments services, offering payment processing solutions to merchants as well as digital wallets and online cash solutions for consumers.
Renaissance is a global leader of cloud-based assessment, practice, and instructional platforms for schools intended to offer formative assessment and periodic progress-monitoring of students. The company’s platform offers assessment technologies and instructional solutions in reading and math for pre-kindergarten through senior high (pre-K-12), to provide educators key data and insights to inform and personalize instructional decisions and enhance existing curriculum for students of all ability levels.
Sabre Industries is a leading manufacturer of mission-critical engineered structures for electric utilities. They design and manufacture for the electric transmission and distribution, wireless communications, renewable energy, and government and defense industries. It also offers a variety of services that enable its clients to modernize and strengthen electrical transmission and distribution grid.
Servpro is a franchisor of fire and water cleanup and restoration with over 1,700 franchises in the United States and Canada. The franchise system provides localized services as well as large scale disaster recovery helping make fire and water damage “Like it never even happened.”
SESAC Music Group is a leader and innovator in global music licensing that administers public performance, mechanical, and other rights through its music data, technology, and services portfolio. SESAC Performing Rights, The Harry Fox Agency, Rumblefish, Audiam, Christian Copyright Licensing International, and Mint Digital Services drive efficiency in licensing for music users and enhance value for writers, publishers, and composers by providing timely and efficient copyright administration, royalty collection and distribution. SESAC Music Group has offices in New York, Nashville, Los Angeles, London and Munich.
TaskUs is a technology-agnostic, horizontal platform to profitably capture the fast growth in E-commerce and Consumer Internet sectors globally. It has established an early market leadership in three labor-intensive trends driving the internet economy: (i) blocking undesirable content on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter; (ii) delivering food and other items ordered online; and (iii) photographing and tagging traffic lights/signs in cities to enable autonomous driving.
The mission of Braven is to empower promising, underrepresented young people—first-generation college students, students from low-income backgrounds, and students of color—with the skills, confidence, experiences and networks necessary to transition from college to strong first jobs, which lead to meaningful careers and lives of impact.
Bridge My Return matches veterans, spouses and caregivers to jobs with military ready employers and provides coaching and professional resumes. Bridge My Return (BMR) is a tech-enabled hiring platform exclusively for the Military community—Veterans, transitioning military, guard/reserve members, spouses and caregivers. BMR takes a holistic approach to the military hiring challenge, assisting both jobseekers and talent seekers by pairing proprietary technology with personalized support.
First generation students and graduates are successful careers just waiting to happen. The challenge? Not having the information, network, or social capital they need to capitalize on their potential. The solution? CareerSpring. Our Platform’s service model is straightforward, strategic, and successful.
Climb Hire prepares working adults for entry-level jobs in tech. We know that breaking into a new career is hard. People get jobs through networks, relationships, and skills. At Climb Hire, our curriculum blends technical and soft-skills training with a community of peers.
COOP closes the social capital gap by recruiting and investing deeply in diverse, low-income, and first-generation grads from the City University of New York, California State Universities, and other urban public colleges.
Employment assistance is the #1 requested service from transitioning military members, and Hire Heroes USA provides that service to thousands each year. Through personalized service and support, we help veterans and military spouses get hired, and we help companies hire and retain them.
Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) connects the military community—service members, military spouses, and veterans—with American businesses to create economic opportunity and a strong and diversified workforce.
Merit America creates pathways to family-sustaining careers for Americans without college degrees stuck in low-wage work. Our fast, flexible solutions are built for working adults: we partner with industry-recognized tech programs and provide wrap around services to help our learners find higher-earning, family-sustaining jobs, driving an average wage gain of $19k. Merit America is on a mission to build a scalable pathway for workers to join the middle class through merit, not money. We’re on track to generate $1B in wage gains by 2024.
NAF is a national network of education, business, and community leaders who work together to ensure high school students are college, career, and future ready.
NexusEdge helps companies identify traditionally overlooked talent by creating custom training materials and assessments for each company, and then deploying those materials into target schools and communities. Employers can log in to view students that passed their exams, and can review student projects to decide if they would like to interview the candidate. NexusEdge has worked with Google, Citi, Northrop Grumman, Shopify, Snapchat, and Unity. For schools, NexusEdge works primarily with HBCUs, HSIs, community colleges, and high schools.
At Per Scholas, we believe a thriving workforce starts with equitable access to education. Learn about Per Scholas and how we provide skills training and access to employer networks to individuals often excluded from tech careers. Per Scholas envisions a technology workforce as diverse as the customers it serves. Over 16,000 graduates have launched successful careers in tech to date through our no-cost technical training. Our mission is to advance economic equity through rigorous training for tech careers and to connect skilled talent to leading businesses.
Through our long-term intensive program, we train adults with the most need and potential to get their first tech jobs, advance in their careers, and become the next generation of leaders in tech.
ReferVets is a free, easy-to-use app for veterans to apply to, refer, and get hired for new careers. We’re building the first all-digital community that connects current and prior service members with organizations that invest in veteran hiring and professional development.
The world’s #1 online bootcamp provider for digital skills training offering hands-on, interactive live learning experience.
The Honor Foundation (THF) is a career transition program for U.S. Special Operations Forces that effectively translates their elite military service to the private sector and helps create the next generation of corporate and community leaders. We provide a clear process for professional development and a diverse ecosystem of world class support and technology. Every step is dedicated to preparing these outstanding men and women to continue to realize their maximum potential during and after their service career.
Founded in 2005, Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS) is a leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to developing the skills of untapped talent from underserviced and veteran communities through partnerships with organizations dedicated to diversifying their workforce. This includes people of color, first-generation college graduates, and early-career aspirants.
Year Up’s mission is to close the Opportunity Divide by ensuring that young adults gain the skills, experience and support that will empower them to reach their potential through careers and higher education.
YUPRO supports Opportunity Talent—motivated and resilient individuals from traditionally untapped talent pools—in securing jobs where they can earn equitable market wages and access economic and career mobility with employer partners that invest in a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. YUPRO utilizes work-based learning programs to bridge the opportunity gap for traditionally underrepresented individuals through upskilling, mentorship & coaching, and lifetime career support.
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