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13. The Blackstone Group
13. The Blackstone Group
% of MBAs who want to work there: 6.72%

Headquarters: New York, N.Y.

Hiring plans: Competition is stiff at Blackstone, which only hires about a dozen MBA grads each year from top schools like Harvard, Columbia and Wharton to join its small staff of 1,400.

The best way to score a coveted position at the firm is through the company's internship program. This year, the company will have eight summer interns, and head recruiter Lauren Buxbaum said the company intends to convert all of them to full-time hires.

Most MBAs filter into the firm's merger and acquisitions restructuring team at the associate level, but employees are encouraged to get to know teams within other divisions in order to pursue other opportunities.

NEXT: 14. Morgan Stanley

Last updated June 03 2010: 11:33 AM ET
Source: Source: Universum

* Based on survey respondents who selected as one of their top 5 ideal employers. Methodology

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