Types of Investment Banking Positions—Part 1: Position Levels

As mentioned in prior discussions, in order to obtain a position relating to Private Equity or Business Development, many employers will require candidates have investment banking experience.  Although many reasons for this requirement exist, the primary reasons for this requirement are the following: (i) experience as an investment banker develops the skills needed to perform…

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Types of Private Equity Firms

One thing to keep in mind when targeting private equity firms for potential opportunities is that each firm has a selected strategy, which ultimately dictates who their ideal candidate will be.  This discussion will attempt to summarize the general types of private equity firms, which may help candidates select which will be the best fit…

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IE Internship Guide

Most career advisers and students seem to agree. Doing an internship during your studies is one of the most effective ways to secure a job you will like. Especially if you want to change your career significantly in terms of industry or function, there is almost no way around it. IE is aware of the…

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Career Profile: Private Equity and Venture Capital Associate Responsibilities

In a prior discussion, we talked about resume writing tips for landing a position in M&A, Venture Capital and/or Private Equity. In connection with that discussion, we briefly mentioned the primary ways candidates may add value to the M&A process. During this discussion, we should discuss further the primary responsibilities of a Private Equity and/or…

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