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New York – AlphaSights – Associate Program

Available Start Dates: January 2021

Associate – Client Service Team

What should the start of your career look like? Do you look for an introduction to the world of business and exposure to a wide variety of industries? A role offering autonomy and measurable personal impact? A clear path towards leading your own team and managing blue-chip client relationships in two years’ time? Running your own multimillion-dollar book of business in five years?

If this resonates with you, read on.

AlphaSights is the world’s knowledge partner, comprised of ambitious professionals committed to accelerating progress for our clients and our people alike. From the moment you join us as an Associate, you’ll have significant autonomy and personal responsibility. You’ll receive training and professional development opportunities to help you excel in your role. Hard work, drive, and a commitment to delivering results will put you on a path to becoming a Manager in around two years from joining us, and a Vice President in around five.

All along, you’ll be working in the company of like-minded, driven colleagues from across the globe: we work as one global team that’s dedicated to growing our business, improving ourselves, supporting one another, and celebrating wins together. Our alumni go on to join some of the world’s most prestigious companies or pursue further study at top graduate schools.

About AlphaSights

AlphaSights provides global investment and business professionals with on-demand access to business expertise across all industries and geographies. Through AlphaSights, decision makers from investment management, private equity, management consulting, and corporates connect with a dynamic network of industry experts that provide qualitative and quantitative market insights, industry expertise, and execution support. Leveraging cutting-edge technology and our global team of 700+ professionals in nine offices on three continents, we support our clients 24/7 around the globe. AlphaSights regularly ranks as one of the fastest-growing companies in the world. Learn more at alphasights.com.

The Role

As an Associate, you’ll act as the connection point between our clients and industry experts. Your role is to understand clients’ knowledge gaps and identify experts with the knowledge that can address them. You’ll need to think quickly yet critically, conduct high-level research on companies and industries, and identify the world’s best experts with the right experience and insights to address our clients’ questions. You’ll spend considerable time on phone and email reaching out to people and assessing whether they possess the knowledge our clients seek, and you’ll connect qualified experts to our clients.

Working on several client requests at once, you’ll quickly develop effective project, client, communication, and time management skills. This is a fast-paced, commercial role with a clear focus on results and revenue generation, and Associates who succeed at AlphaSights often embark on successful careers in commercial and operational leadership.

Find out more about the AlphaSights career path here.

What We Look For

AlphaSights welcomes candidates with different backgrounds and experiences. Here are some qualities that many of our successful applicants possess:

  • Strong academic credentials gained from any undergraduate major
  • Innate curiosity and excitement about the world of business, ideally evidenced through choice of undergraduate degree, past internships, etc.
  • High levels of extracurricular involvement and leadership
  • A client-first mindset, which means a relentless commitment to work on clients’ behalf and surpass their expectations
  • The drive and resilience to deliver excellent service amidst tight timelines and changing circumstances
  • Growth mindset: the ability to develop in your role over time and view setbacks as learning opportunities

What You Can Expect 

  • A fast-paced environment with measurable deliverables and a focus on results
  • The opportunity to gain transferable skills, including results-oriented research, sales, negotiation, commercial acumen, professional communication, and project and time management
  • A team-oriented, strongly supportive culture emphasizing transparency, continuous feedback, professional development, and celebrating wins
  • A professional development team that works to ensure that you’re supported and on a clear career trajectory both within our firm and beyond
  • Comprehensive medical benefits (health, vision, and dental)
  • Subsidized lunch program, corporate gym discounts, monthly team events, free breakfast & snacks

Requirements

  • 0-3 years work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree, with strong academic credentials and noteworthy extracurricular leadership
  • Fluency in English is essential. Fluency in a relevant foreign language is a plus

Hiring timelines

  • We hire on a rolling basis until our program is full

AlphaSights is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that unfortunately we are unable to sponsor visas for this position.

Remote – Permanence Partners – Eldercare Real Estate and Healthcare Entrepreneurship Intern

Permanence Partners – Eldercare Real Estate and Healthcare Entrepreneurship Intern

If you are an entrepreneur at heart but don’t yet know your path to CEO, if you are interested in healthcare and creating a better aging experience, and if you are interested in private equity and real estate development, this internship may be of interest. Permanence Partners is a Search Fund dedicated to buying, building, and operating assisted living and memory care communities that bring meaning and security to the lives of our residents. Permanence Partners was founded in 2019 by Jonathan Schatz, Trinity ’07, Stanford Law School JD ’16, Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA ’16. Permanence Partners is a startup structured as a Search Fund, a special purpose private equity fund, dedicated to a single investment thesis and with the long-term goal of owning and operating one business in the senior housing sector. Permanence Partners will operate in three steps:

  • Identify a market need in senior housing
  • Develop and buy senior housing properties
  • Operate world-class senior housing communities where the stories of our residents’ lives are shared and written every day.

We seek interns who are above all else entrepreneurial. Entrepreneurial means that you have a bias towards action, you want to make an impact in the world, you don’t want to spend your life working for other people, and you are willing to fail if it means you fail in pursuit of your curiosity and your freedom.

This internship will be a deep dive into the dynamics of:

  • Search Fund Entrepreneurship (i.e. entrepreneurship through acquisition)
  • Healthcare – how to keep seniors safe and well, especially in a post-COVID world
  • Real Estate Development

Permanence Partners is a for-profit startup with a deep social mission – to create a better way of aging while building communities that build wealth for our investors and our employees. If you would like to be on the ground floor of this entrepreneurial journey and develop a toolkit to become a CEO in the near future, we look forward to meeting with you. This internship will report directly to the CEO. Please send resumes and cover letters to Jonathan.Schatz@permanencepartners.com. All backgrounds and majors are encouraged to apply. The role is intended for the summer but can be extended if desired.

Remote – White Paper Project

From Duke Alum Les Ottolenghi: Several of the F-500 companies we are consulting with have limited resources to develop Whitepapers for:

1.) the New IT operating models,
2.) new cybersecurity operating models and
3.) Digital Business Transformation Roadmaps including high-level business models?
Would there be an interest from students to develop – per our guidance – and author white papers (max 15-20pp) and an operating model (high level DCF estimates for new business lines) with a roadmap (again 15-20pp). We also have a request for a future of journalism whitepaper — “what does journalism with truth and trust look like in the 21st century — workable models, and a way to re-invent local journalism”

My estimate is 3-4 students to do all three projects or possibly a 5 with a good writer/editor.

Please email lottolenghi@me.com if you are interested!

 

Remote – Black Fire Ventures – Multiple Roles

Black Fire Innovation™ brings UNLV, one of the nation’s top research institutions, and Caesars Entertainment, the world’s most diversified casino-entertainment provider, together in a collaborative, environment to spark innovations that drive our industry and community forward.

This summer, Black Fire Innovation is offering the following internships:

Skills needed: Python, UX, blockchain, game design

  • Build a lottery based blockchain game with an interface design to be a digital, online pinball or pachinko machine. Game will be presented to commercial gaming companies and online gaming businesses for a social and real money wagering game license.

Skills needed: tech Innovation, AR, VR, Stats, Business planning, Writing and communication skills, tech background in networking is helpful, renewable energy tech and environmental science. nonetheless, these are not prerequisites.

  • EaglePoint Master Plan. Eagle Point is a Southern Utah based, operational, mountain resort covering more than 4600 protected acres of wildlife and nature. Considered one of the most beautiful locations in the United States it has maintained a pristine environmental habitat. Moreover, EaglePoint if the most central location to the largest number and size of national parks in the U.S. Eagle Point wants to establish eco-friendly, tech infused mindful and balanced living resort experience predicated on forward thinking and progressive notions of nature, harmony, meant health and wellness. A year-round resort that has the opportunity to redefine the Fall-Winter-Spring-Summer getaway by emptying the most advanced technologies to support deepest human values. For example, Augmented reality nature hikes, snowboard based competitions and automated delivery of services via drones are some of the concepts presently underway. Other examples include University nature sanctuaries on the private lands and mindfulness programming including mountain Yoga and meditation. The master plan will explore the complete phased approach to achieve a 21st century, tech infused showcase balancing nature humans and recreational activities.The final plan and presentation to the developers will include the student team and submitted for review by other destination developers after IP protection has been processed.

Skills needed: Data analytics, conservationism, political science, writing, IoT, Drones, engineering design, any skills are applicable and any educational background will be seriously considered.

  • Save the Elephants of Botswana. Black Fire Venture is working with Elephants without Borders in Botswana to design a program to better protect a herd of 15,000 that are endangered. We are seeking a plan that uses advanced technology and Data Science to develop a methodology that overcomes the traditional constraints for protecting endeared species. The plan is to be presented to the foundation and submitted for publication in journals. Key to this project is a sustainable funding model which has not been attempted but aligned to new values of trust brokering and social venture capital.

Skills needed: Business, Software design, UX, customer journey, financial modeling presentation skills, writing skills, data science and analytics.

  • The future business model, supporting technology platform and financial model for casino gaming companies as we result of the challenges presented by technology disruption rapidly changing consumer behavior , competition and COVID-19. The business model will be presented to the Nevada Gaming Control Board, CEOs of various established casino gaming companies, casino gaming manufacturers, Fortune 100 technology companies, and eSports video game publishers. The findings will be submitted for publication in a summary article with HBR and various journals.

 

Remote Internships

We are a team of Brown students working to place qualified, ambitious students in internship positions at new, forward-thinking start-ups. Startups can offer positions in marketing, research, strategy, software engineering, design, etc. For many students, their original summer plans may not be transpiring as planned, and we’d like them to know that we are here to support them in finding summer internships. At the same time, many startups are currently navigating unprecedented times and we want to help them find great interns to join their team. Please note that our platform is completely free to both students and startups.

Remote – Duke LEADership Summer Business Institute – Resident Teaching Advisor for Virtual Learning Program

Duke University, Fuqua School of Business

SBI Program Dates: June 22 – July 3

LEADership Summer Business Institute Mission:

The LEADership Summer Business Institute hosts 30 high-ability, rising high school seniors from all over the U.S., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. We strive to address education access and excellence by establishing a cross- sector collaborative of corporate, government agency, higher education, and non- profit partnerships that focus on identifying and developing high potential youth of diverse backgrounds into high achievers and responsible leaders. For more information about LEAD visit, www.leadprogram.org

RTA Job Description:

The program hosts 30 scholars who are rising high school seniors. The resident teaching advisor ensures the safety, well-being and academic success of the summer institute high school participants as they learn about business as a career field. The RTA is responsible for supervising their cohort of program participants online Monday thru Friday with availability from 10am – 8pm EDT, with check in availability on weekends for the duration of the program. The resident teaching advisors report to the Program and Operations Directors.

Job Description: The Resident Teaching Advisor (RTA) is responsible for supervising the program’s participants to ensure their safety, well-being, and progress in learning about business as a career field.

Stipend: $850.00 per week.

Personal Conduct, Meetings, and Conditions of Employment: Resident Teaching Advisors are always paid staff and expected to demonstrate integrity and to be professional RTAs are role models for the LEAD scholars and are basically always on duty. RTAs are required to:

  1. Committed to attend all online/virtual sessions with scholars for the duration of the program;
  2. Be responsible and committed educators and provide guidance and support to scholars
  3. Oversee scholar’s settling-in process and helps with student orientation program.
  1. Exercise common sense and mature, good judgment in their relationship with LEAD institute scholars
  2. Work cooperatively with scholars, fellow resident teaching advisors, LEAD administrators and faculty by coordinating LEAD activities, competitions assignments and shared tasks.
  3. Work with fellow RTAs and participate programming, classroom and extracurricular activities to complement the academic program and provide participants with a rich, full experience.
  4. Attend and contribute to regularly scheduled staff meetings with the Curriculum/Operations Director’s and other program staff to report on program and scholars activities and issues. Give suggestions for preventing and managing concerns and problems. Work with LEAD administrators to work to avoid crises and emergencies.
  5. Assume additional administrative roles as needed by the Curriculum/Operations Director.
  6. Ensure the well-being of the LEAD scholars, respect one self, respect others and be an impeccable role model.
  7. Overall responsibility to maintain safety and well-being of scholars throughout program. Supervises and manages appropriate conduct and behavior of scholars;
  8. Attending regular RTA training sessions.
  9. Attends mandatory online RTA Certification and online RTA Orientation (TBD).

We are looking for persons who are:

  • Mature, disciplined, caring, and extremely dependable
    · Juniors, Seniors and Graduate students with advising experience (highly preferred). · very positive about the Duke experience
    · In good standing academically (2.8 GPA or better)
    · Energetic and enjoy working with high school students
    · LEAD alumni (preferred, not required)
    · Leaders with quality experience working with youth especially in a virtual learning environment
    · Not enrolled in Summer School or employed during the training and program dates.
  • Email a cover letter and resume along with the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three (3) references to: M. Keith Daniel, Program Director, Duke LEAD at m.keith.daniel@duke.edu. Application Deadline: May 29 or until positions are filled.

Raleigh, NC – SecondNature – Marketing Services Specialist

The Marketing Services team seeks an enthusiastic, detail-oriented B2B marketing specialist to join its team and help support its B2B Business Unit. In this role, you will be expected to develop and execute marketing plans that support the Sales Team’s priorities, ranging from increasing brand awareness and consideration among targeted prospects to driving program advocacy among key customer accounts. You must beable to meet tight deadlines and handle multiple tasks at once in a fast-paced and unpredictable environment. You should also be well-versed in specialized marketing concepts, principles, and tactics. The goal is to deliver effective marketing campaigns
and content that will help support the B2B Business Unit’s revenue goals.

Proven experience with tradeshow and event planning, as well as developing and executing newsletters and e-blasts, required.

What you’ll do:

  • Brainstorm and develop ideas for creative marketing campaigns
  • Assist in outbound and inbound marketing activities by demonstrating expertise in various areas (content development and optimization, advertising, events planning, etc.)
  • Liaise with external vendors to execute tradeshow events and campaigns
  • Collaborate with Brand, Creative, and other departments to coordinate brand awareness and marketing efforts
  • Assist in analyzing marketing data (campaign results, including traffic, leads, etc.) to influence future marketing strategies
  • Ensure the Sales Team is well-equipped with the content and knowledge of available marketing resources to actively nurture and close deals in the pipeline
  • Undertake individual tasks of a marketing plan as assigned

What you need to be successful:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a Marketing Specialist or similar role
  • Salesforce CRM experience a plus
  • Prior events/trade show experience
  • Some HTML troubleshooting
  • Demonstrable experience in marketing data analytics and tools
  • Solid computer skills, including MS Office, Google Drive, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically and execute tactically
  • Excellent organizational skills to work independently and manage projects with many moving parts
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills, as well as the ability to adopt the style, tone, and voice of our brand through various types of content
  • Highly creative but also process-driven
  • Empathy and a deep understanding of the customer’s journey
  • Stay up-to-date with digital marketing trends and potential new channels and strategies
  • BS/BA

If you’re interested in applying, check our our application here.

Raleigh, NC – SecondNature – Enterprise Sales Representative

Enterprise Sales

We are looking for a seasoned enterprise sales representative with experience selling commoditized products. We’re rapidly growing our B2B filter subscription offering. Ideal candidate should be comfortable articulating our value prop to VP’s and C-Level execs, while also possessing the tenacity to get dirty in the trenches. If you’re looking for a once-in-a-career opportunity to unlock your full potential, while making a real impact and possess the following traits below, we want to hear from you!

Traits

  • Self-motivated, intentional B2B sales executive who’s not only adept at closing deals, but also generating prospects, and improving sales assets.
  • Hunting mentality, with the understanding that a minimum of 50 cold calls daily must be made in order to achieve desired success.
  • Experienced with Salesforce.com.
  • Extremely organized, attention to detail is a must.
  • Established high performer, with at least 2 documented sales successes and at least 3 years in B2B.

The Experience

  • Direct access to learn and work hand-in-hand with proven entrepreneurial leaders.
  • A supportive team to help you grow and unlock your full potential.
  • Competitive salary with bonuses and incentives.
  • Job-related expense reimbursement.
  • Possible employee stock options, if performance warrants.
  • Cool downtown Raleigh office accommodations with paid parking.

Recruiters and/or staffing agencies – We respect your hustle, but we do our best to
keep our money in-house. Please don’t contact us.

Second Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Second Nature takes actions to ensure equal employment opportunity for all candidates and employees and to providing employees with a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. Our hiring decisions at Second Nature are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by federal and/or state law. Second Nature does not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

If you’re interested in applying, check out our site here.

Menlo Park, CA – Silver Lake 2020 Distinguished Scholars Program – Scholarship

Silver Lake 2020 Distinguished Scholars Program

Program Description

Silver Lake is a global technology investing firm with 20+ years of history making notable investments in market-leading franchises—such as Alibaba, Dell Technologies, GoDaddy, Skype, Cornerstone, and Motorola Solutions—in partnership with world-class management teams and delivering accelerating scale and superior investment returns.

Silver Lake’s inaugural Distinguished Scholars Program is a one-week curriculum targeting high- achieving undergraduate women who wish to learn about private equity investing at a leading global investment firm. The Distinguished Scholars will have a unique immersive opportunity to work at a private equity firm as an undergraduate. Silver Lake will be admitting 4 – 8 Distinguished Scholars across top-tier universities in the U.S. to learn alongside our full-time professional leaders in Silicon Valley. The Distinguished Scholars will also gain insights to our firm’s business, industry, and culture and receive training with best-in-class investors, deal and portfolio company exposure, direct mentorship, expert operating and investor panels, networking functions, among other events. Exceptional Distinguished Scholars will come out of this program with a unique and differentiated experience and may be considered for a future full-time position with the firm.

Who Can Apply

The Distinguished Scholar role is open to women candidates currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree at a four-year accredited U.S. college or university graduating between December 2020 and June 2021. We are looking for students with an outstanding record of academic achievement and a strong interest in businesses and financial markets. We value diversity of thought, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives and are looking for motivated, resourceful, analytical people with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills who enjoy tackling new challenges and solving intellectual problems.

Program Logistics

Saturday, May 16, 2020 to Friday, May 22, 2020

All events will be held at or near our Silver Lake office in Menlo Park, California. The Distinguished Scholars will be paid and will receive travel & accommodations for the duration of the program.

Application Details

Candidates interested in applying to the program must submit all of the following documents to programs@silverlake.com by Wednesday, March 4, 2020 5pm Pacific Time:

  1. Current resume with candidate’s up-to-date contact information
  2. Copy of unofficial transcript
  3. Cover letter (1-2 pages maximum), which addresses the following:

(i) Why are you applying / What do you hope to gain from the program; (ii) Describe one of your greatest accomplishments;
(iii) Tell us about a challenge or obstacle you’ve had to overcome;
(iv) What is a business that really interests you, and why?

  1. Should you be selected for an interview, we will ask for 2 references (including name, phone #, email, organization / title and relationship to you), ideally, of people you have worked with at a prior job / internship or a professor / university affiliate. Please be prepared to provide this information.

Applications with documents missing will not be considered. After submitting an application, candidates as part of follow-up screening may be asked to participate in a video interview.

Who We Are

Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with over $43 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and operating professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London and Hong Kong. Silver Lake’s portfolio of investments collectively generates more than $230 billion of revenue annually and employs 370,000 people globally. For more information about Silver Lake and its portfolio, please visit www.silverlake.com.

SF/NYC – Finventure Capital – Sr Associate and Associate Roles

Sr Associate and Associate Roles – SF or NYC Team

Role Description

We are seeking to hire new teams member who are passionate about finding, researching, and supporting companies that are transforming the Financial Services industry. Fin VC has aglobal remit and is expanding its SF team. The role will report into Investment Partner, Peter Ackerson.

Sourcing
• Conducting market analysis and opportunity identification via academic research, customer interviews, conferences, incubator and University demo days, and peers (Angels/VCs).
• Proactively developing relationships with identified early stage (Seed, Series A, and B) companies that align to our investment theses and scope
• Help manage the investment pipeline process
• Creating content, events, and more to build the firm’s brand in the global market

Diligence and Investment Execution
• Support the team’s initial screening and subsequent deep due diligence of potential investments
• Support development of diligence materials and Investment Memo/Scorecard to assess market sizing, talent assessment, product-market fit, key metrics/financials, capital structure, valuation modeling and exit scenarios, risks, etc.
• Liaise with team members to support diligence checks (product, tech, and finance) and finalize investment execution (legal and finance)

Portfolio Company Operating Support
• Support portfolio companies around product strategy, talent sourcing, business development, regional market and global expansion and support for future financing
• Help gather and manage portfolio performance, metrics, and financials on a Quarterly basis
• Support capital raising for the firm and portfolio company follow-on round growth financings

Desired Skills and Experience
• Excitement to join an emerging manager and help build a specialist VC focused on FinTech globally
• Deep network and experiencing in working across the US market
• Passion for the intersection of Financial Services and technology, along with RETech, InsureTech, and adjacent spaces
• 2-4 years (Associate), 3-5 years (Sr. Associate) of previous work experience, ideally with a background in venture capital, private equity, or investment banking with exposure to Financial Services / FinTech
• B.A. or B.S. in related fields, technical experience a strong plus. MBA preferred for Sr. Associate level.
• Strong grasp of technology trends and business models, ideally in FinTech
• Small working team experience, strong interpersonal skills, critical thinking, and an exceptional work ethic and discipline
• Preference and consideration given to foreign language capabilities, particularly in Spanish, Mandarin,
and Arabic
• SF or NYC based

Contact

Info@finvc.co

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