Applying to BLP
Applying to BLP
Once you've had your first phone contact with our recruiters, the interview process can take 3 to 5 weeks. If you want to get ahead of the game, check out how to prepare for your BLP interview.
Stage 1: Phone Screen
If your online application has been accepted, you'll get a call for a quick screening from one of our recruiters.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stage 2: Video Interviews
After a successful first step, we'll arrange a video interview to review your skills, and give you a chance to share your goals and interests.
Duration: 2–3 hours
Stage 3: Onsite Evaluation
Finally, you'll be invited to the LinkedIn offices to complete an on-site case study, experience our culture, and dive deep into what BLP is all about.
Duration: 3-4 hours
Frequently asked questions
I don't have experience in sales. Can I still apply?
Sales experience is not a requirement—we’re more interested in your passions. We want to develop people that are motivated to learn more about the business and have a desire to pursue a career in sales.
When do I have to graduate?
We will accept applications from students that will obtain their degree by June 2021. Our program is a career entry program for recent graduates that don’t have extensive experience. Our program will provide the tools and resources to develop yourself for a career in sales.
How long is the application process?
Our interview process usually takes between 3-5 weeks once you’ve had your first phone screen.
What are the BLP start dates?
There are two cohorts for BLP every year and they start January and July.
Is this a paid role?
Yes! Being a part of BLP is a fully paid job with relocation and other benefits that LinkedIn employees enjoy.
Are travel expenses covered if I advance to the final interview?
Yes! We’ll bring you onsite during the final stage of the hiring process.
Do I get to choose between working in Dublin, San Francisco or Chicago?
Placement is based on opportunity and availability. Most Associates work at the same location for 3-4 years after they begin in the program. Some transitions can occur, but they vary depending on circumstances.
Do I need a business degree to apply?
Nope! We accept any degree focus and have successful alumni with all types of backgrounds.
Do you only recruit at specific univerisities?
No, last year we hired from over 60+ universities!
Are there visas available for foreign students?
LinkedIn will not sponsor visas for BLP, you must apply to a location where you have valid working credentials. In Europe, select visas will be considered (e.g., UAE).
How long is the program?
BLP is 18-months, with rotations lasting 3-6 months.
I want to go into marketing, will this program get me there?
BLP is designed to support all parts of the Global Business Organization. The Media Sales Pathway is a great opportunity for Associates passionate about sales and also have an interest in working with digital marketing audiences.
Do I get to choose the pathway that I want to go down?
Preferences are always taken into account, but final decisions are based on business needs, interest and other factors.