SFA is currently HIRING PRIVATE EQUITY INTERNS TO JOIN US THIS FALL

August/September- December (flexible dates)

Minimum 12 week commitment

Part-time (20hrs/week)

 

PRIVATE EQUITY INTERNSHIP

SFA is seeking Private Equity Interns to support its entrepreneurs to identify and acquire a business. The Internship Program at SFA is invaluable, particularly for those pursuing careers in private equity, investment banking, consulting and entrepreneurship. Interns will be exposed to new industries, business models, valuation methods, and research techniques.

SFA’s Internship Program includes workshops and events to enrich the learning experience. The position is ideal for undergraduate students pursuing careers in business, particularly in finance and/or entrepreneurship.

The Internship Program requires a commitment 15-20 hrs/week for at least 12 weeks. Interns are unpaid, but required to receive course credit from their university.

 

Responsibilities

  • Identify and evaluate potential acquisition targets
  • Conduct research to identify and evaluate industries of interest.
  • Interface with brokers and bankers to source opportunities.
  • Analyze financial statements, business models and other information in Confidential Information Memoranda.
  • Conduct due diligence on acquisition targets.
  • Optimize internal processes.
  • Recruit and train future SFA interns.
     

Required Qualifications

  • Undergraduate student eligible to receive course credit for the internship
  • An entrepreneurial, energetic, optimistic attitude
  • Strong analytical abilities and attention to detail
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and oral
  • A keen interest in finance and entrepreneurship
  • A strong work ethic
  • A good understanding of financial statements

  

Helpful Qualifications:

  • A business-related major
  • At least one prior internship experience
 

PERKS OF PE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

LEARNING

  • Day-to-day learning from Searchers
  • Workshops and events

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Engage with successful entrepreneurs with experience in PE, IB, industry and consulting
  • Discuss with frequent guest speakers
  • Enjoy meeting others at company-wide events

SUPPORTIVE ATMOSPHERE

  • Highly entrepreneurial environment
  • Convenient downtown Boston location
  • Flexible schedule for exams, breaks, etc. 

CAREER BUILDING

  • Hands-on experience
  • One-on-one mentorship
  • Personalized career counseling

 

     

    POST- SFA OPPORTUNITIES

    Interning at SFA provides interns with experience that is applicable in every corner of the business arena. Our alumni have continued their careers at firms such as:

    • Deutsche Bank
    • Loomis, Sayles & Co
    • HarbourVest Partners
    • Liberty Mutual
    • Bank of America
    • Morgan Stanley
    • Silicon Valley Bank
    • John Hancock Investments
    • Alvarez & Marsal
    • Goldman Sachs
    • Bain Capital
    • Bain & Co.
    • McKinsey & Co
    • Deloitte
    • EY
    • JMI Equity
    • UBS
    • Eaton Vance
    SFA exemplifies startup mentality; it’s really hands-on. You get a lot of exposure that you would not get at a typical internship. Already as an intern I have participated in due diligence on a company we considered acquiring.
    — Senior, Northeastern University
    Your searcher and the rest of the SFA team genuinely care about your career path.
    — Senior, Babson College
    SFA holds skill-building workshops that have really contributed to the hands-on learning.
    — Senior, Suffolk University
    You can really craft what you want out of the internship.
    — Senior, Boston University
    The open floor plan makes SFA feel like a community. It’s cool that all the management works right beside us.
    — Senior, Boston University
    I like all the direction and hands-on learning that you get direct from upper management.
    — Senior, Northeastern University