2024 Private Debt Summer Senior Associate
Posted on 10/2/2023
StepStone Group

1,001-5,000 employees

Global private markets investment firm offering customized solutions.
Company Overview
StepStone Group is a leading global private markets investment firm, renowned for its tailored investment solutions, advisory, and data services, catering to a diverse clientele including prominent pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, and private wealth clients. The firm's competitive advantage lies in its ability to develop and build private markets portfolios across various asset classes, specifically designed to meet the unique objectives of each client. Furthermore, StepStone's industry leadership is evident in its extensive global presence and its trusted partnerships with some of the world's largest financial entities.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding





New York, New York

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Market Research
Business & Strategy
  • Enrolled in a full-time MBA program
  • Graduate in December 2024 or Spring 2025
  • High proficiency in MS Word, Power Point and Excel
  • Demonstrated track record of academic success
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong, demonstrable analytical capabilities, including strong quantitative/modeling skills
  • Team player and strong work ethic
  • Demonstration of excellent extracurriculars
  • Interpret financial analyses prepared by target fund managers, including investment track records and financial statement analysis
  • Perform market research using publicly available information and proprietary databases to identify, quantify and analyze macroeconomic trends across a variety of credit strategies
  • Support Senior Research staff on managing and tracking the inflow of investment opportunities
  • Assess marketing and supporting materials of prospective fund managers to identify key value drivers and important areas for further investigation
  • Help construct an argument regarding a decision to invest or not invest, and communicate that argument efficiently in written materials; be able to defend position in a team environment, including Investment Committee meetings
  • Write Fund Summaries and Investment Memorandums in line with StepStone standards
  • Use creativity to analyze data and to test hypotheses regarding attractiveness of specific sectors and investment opportunities
  • Form an independent opinion about the attractiveness of a credit strategy or a fund as an investment opportunity; clearly articulate findings
  • Analyze and monitor the performance of the firm's existing fund managers and underlying investments; prepare for and participate in meetings with assigned managers, and conduct on‐going due diligence
Desired Qualifications
  • A desire to join our Global Private Markets investments platform after graduation