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Intern, Private Equity (January - April 2025)

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You must be a highly accomplished student in a business, economics, or engineering program, with strong analytical skills, communication abilities in English and French, and the right to work in Canada.
  • You will support deal teams in executing transactions, conduct due diligence, analyze financial data, and assist in portfolio management tasks.

Off-cycle Internship



  • The Private Equity Group has approximately CAD$37.2bn of net AUM, which represents 15% of PSP’s total investment portfolio. We partner with the top PE investors in the world both via fund commitments as well as co-investments directly in companies. We invest globally across a variety of sectors and have a team of over 40 professionals in Montréal, London, and Hong Kong. Our aim is to be the investment partner of choice for private equity funds, other long-term investment institutions, founders and management teams. 


  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor of Commerce, Economics, Mathematics or Engineering degree (in penultimate or final academic year)
  • Currently enrolled in an Investment program, an asset
  • High academic achievement
  • Business acumen and excellent financial/accounting analytical skills
  • High level of proficiency with computer tools such as MS-Office (namely Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Effective communications skills, both written and spoken
  • Eagerness to learn, ideate and innovate
  • Must return to studies after the internship or the internship must be part of your curriculum
  • Good communications skills in English and French (or willingness to learn) *Regular interactions in English with investment partners based outside of Quebec Example: peers, bankers, brokerage firms, etc. and PSP employees in our offices in Hong Kong, London and New York, and interactions in French with employees in our local offices in Montreal and Ottawa..
  • Candidates must have the right to work in Canada* for the period specified  to be considered for this position.  No support to obtain the right to work will be provided.
  • *Options include Canadian citizenship, permanent residency or a valid open work permit.   

Education requirements

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Area of Responsibilities



  • As an Intern, Private Equity, you’ll:
  • Assist deal teams on the execution of transactions, including direct investments in companies and external fund commitments
  • Participate in portfolio management tasks as well as relationships with external investment partners
  • Perform investment due diligence, including industry and company specific research using primary and secondary sources and partner diligence
  • Assist in the preparation of investment committee materials
  • Perform financial, valuation and returns analysis


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Application deadline

Jun 2, 2024