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Private Equity Analyst Intern

The internship is an ideal experience for undergraduates with a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in investment banking or private equity. Analysts will receive a combination of formal training and hands on, practical experience with many stages of the private equity investment process.

In this role, you should expect to work on the following:

  • Researching and identifying attractive industries based on the fund's investment criteria
  • Developing investment theses and researching business models for selected industries
  • Producing emails/letters for targeted small businesses
  • Reviewing confidential information on potential acquisitions
  • Building financial forecasts and leveraged buyout (LBO) models for select opportunities
  • Participating in phone calls with investment bankers and small business owners
  • Discussing private equity career paths and recruiting strategies with the fund's founder

Before you apply, you should review the expectations below:

  • Pay: Unpaid internship
  • Course Credit: Analysts are encouraged to arrange class credit, if possible
  • Time Commitment: Up to 20 hours per week, scheduled to allow you to meet other academic commitments
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Location: Remote

You will be right at home if you have the following:

  • Completed at least one year of undergraduate coursework
  • A strong and proven interest in private equity, entrepreneurship, and finance
  • A tenacious work ethic and a high-level of curiosity for how businesses work
  • An ability to self-motivate and to independently structure research tasks
  • High degree of competence with Microsoft Excel and an interest in financial analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills