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Intern, Secondary (2025)

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • Ideal candidates must have strong academic credentials in finance, a history of relevant internship experience, excellent excel proficiency, technical foundations in corporate finance and accounting, and the ability to work independently within a team context with great attention-to-detail. Professional presence and strong communication skills are also essential.
  • Conduct market research, fund analysis, and financial diligence, discover proprietary deal data, and provide support to the investment team in deal review, due diligence, and valuation tasks.

Summer Internship

Banking & FinanceChicago


  • 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


  • At Adams Street, we hold ourselves to high standards and expect the same 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
  • History of relevant internship experience, schoolwork, and/or extracurricular activity in the private equity, investment banking, investment management, valuations, or M&A
  • Strong excel proficiency required, with prior financial modeling experience preferred
  • Excellent technical foundations in corporate finance and accounting
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently within a team context and great attention-to-detail
  • Professional presence combined with relationship and communication skills to interact effectively with internal parties

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Banking & Finance


  • Market, fund, and company research, diligence, and financial analyses
  • Proprietary deal and company data intelligence discovery
  • Investment team execution support – deal review, due diligence, valuation support, among others


Work type

Full time

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