Attention Undergraduate Students!
Right now, you may be wondering if there will be undergraduate interviews for jobs in Private Equity this summer.
As part of our expansion into Private Equity, we are excited a member from the JumpStart Network was hired by our corporate partner, Vista Equity Partners recently. Vista Equity Partners (VEP) is a U.S.-based investment firm with offices in Austin, Chicago, New York City, Oakland, and San Francisco with more than $52 billion in cumulative capital commitments.
Building on the momentum, we are excited to partner with Vista Equity Partners regarding their full time (class of 2021) and internship (class of 2022 or 2023) needs to engage diverse candidates.
Please note the following three things and Take Action by June 28th!
1. What is Private Equity, the Job: Big picture, as an Analyst, you would join an organization focused on investments in software, data, and technology companies. See a brief description below. Vista Equity Partners
will be hosting two virtual sessions (July 1 and July 2 both at 6:30PM ET) to provide more context about the company, opportunity, application process and other details.
2. What Actions do I need to Take Now: We will be connecting with VEP regarding interest from our network, so you should register directly for the virtual session at the Link to Register AND complete the 3-5 minute JumpStart Survey by June 28 here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JmpStrtPvteEquityVista.
3. Job Application: This is a quick turnaround process, so please note, additional details about the job application (deadline, process, etc.) will be sent to those take the actions as requested in point #2.
The private equity analyst program provides you with immersive training and hands-on experience to develop valuation, due diligence, and deal execution skills, as well as best practices of portfolio company management. Working with investment professionals of all levels, you will learn from the ground-up how a sector-specific private equity investor identifies, evaluates, and executes on new opportunities.
Simultaneously, exposure to portfolio company management teams will strengthen your c-suite business acumen and ability to identify operational improvement initiatives. With combined aspects of M&A investment banking and consulting operational focus, you will deepen your abilities as a successful private equity investor.
The program not only offers an entry-level position into the private equity industry, but a JumpStart to your career within a top tier private equity firm with opportunities to advance.