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Internship

Intern, Growth Equity (2025)

🚀 Summer Internship

Menlo Park

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  • Ideal candidates must have a high GPA in finance, strong excel skills, relevant internship experience in private equity or investment banking, excellent technical foundations in corporate finance, and a team-oriented, detail-oriented mindset with a commitment to excellence.
  • Conduct market research, identify disruptive companies, assist in investment due diligence, and work on internal strategic projects for a global growth equity team focused on software, mobile, healthcare, security, and financial technology industries.

Summer Internship

Banking & FinanceMenlo Park

Description

  • Adams Street’s Summer Analyst Program is a 10-week internship that provides an engaging and highly educational experience to undergraduates seeking to build a career in private markets investing. Our Summer Analysts gain a broad range of investment exposure by providing research, analytical and deal process support to our teams. The program is designed for rising seniors who are pursuing their bachelor’s degree, ideally in business, finance or economics looking to gain a foundational understanding of the private markets industry. The firm is highly committed to the Summer Analyst Program as it is the primary pipeline for incoming full-time Analysts across the investment teams. As such, the internship program offers a unique set of financial training, professional development, and mentorship opportunities throughout the Summer.

Highlights of our program include:

  • Participation in cross-firm training sessions designed to offer visibility on the activities of different teams
  • Access to internal training resources and the guidance of a mentor to bridge the educational gap
  • Exposure to deal flow, strategy and operations as an observer in investment team meetings
  • Human Resources sessions on professionalism in the workplace and career path coaching
  • Active engagement with employees through summer social and networking events

Requirements

  • Here at Adams Street Partners, we hold ourselves to high standards and expect no less of our internship applicants. Ideal candidates must have a genuine interest in alternative investments. Additional characteristics of a successful Summer Analyst at our firm are:
  • Strong academic credentials (high GPA, reputable university) with a major in finance, business, economics or other related studies
  • Strong excel proficiency required, with prior financial modeling experience preferred
  • Excellent technical foundations in corporate finance and accounting
  • History of relevant internship experience, schoolwork, and/or extracurricular activity in the private equity, investment banking, investment management, valuations, or M&A
  • High degree of resourcefulness in conducting research and analysis
  • Demonstrable initiative, commitment toward excellence in work and great attention-to-detail
  • Self-disciplined, takes accountability and operates with integrity
  • Team oriented with a heavy emphasis on written and verbal communication

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Banking & Finance

Responsibilities

  • Adams Street’s Growth Equity investment team consists of 11 professionals with a focus on investing in rapidly growing, multi-stage, category-leading software, mobile, healthcare, security, and financial technology companies. We apply our global expertise and network of resources to support the growth of each of our portfolio companies.
  • Market research and disruptive company identification
  • Investment due diligence and selected internal strategic projects

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Menlo Park