2025 Private Equity Summer Analyst

Updated on 5/28/2024

StepStone Group

StepStone Group

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides advisory and investment solutions for private markets

New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
Market Research
  • Must be able to work legally in the U.S. without requiring visa sponsorship now or in the future
  • Undergraduate student graduating anywhere from December 2025 through June 2026
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrable analytical capabilities, including strong quantitative/modeling skills
  • Team player and outstanding work ethic
  • Analyze and conduct diligence on co-investment opportunities and secondary transactions
  • Interact with fund managers/portfolio company management teams to conduct in-depth portfolio and asset-level underwriting and analysis
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative research and financial modeling/analysis on companies and assets across stages (i.e., buyout, distressed, etc.), industries and geographies
  • Conduct due diligence on potential fund investments (team, strategy, performance), and synthesize findings in an investment memorandum to be presented at the Firm’s Investment Committee
  • Speak with senior executives to gather insights regarding the style and effectiveness of target fund managers
  • Perform market research using publicly available information and proprietary databases to identify, quantify and analyze macroeconomic trends across a variety of industry sectors
  • Construct an argument around an opinion and effectively communicate that argument

StepStone Group offers a supportive environment for professionals eager to deepen their expertise in private market investments. Operating at the forefront of private equity, infrastructure, private debt, and real estate, the company provides a stable platform for learning and growth. Their unique blend of comprehensive investment analysis, portfolio management, and advisory services positions them as a leader in the industry, making it an exemplary workplace for those looking to excel in these specialized financial sectors.

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New York, New York



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth