2024 Summer Internship – Private Investments

Point72 Private Investments

New York, NY, USA
Posted on December 13, 2023

Point72 Ventures is a global venture capital strategy led by a diverse set of domain experts with the capital and mandate to lead rounds through all stages of a company’s growth, from idea to IPO. The team invests in founders with bold ideas who use the latest technologies to drive transformational change across industries. Point72 Ventures offers entrepreneurs access to expertise and insights, executive and technical talent, and hands-on support.  

With offices throughout the U.S., Point72 Ventures is an affiliate of Point72, the global asset manager founded by Steven A. Cohen. For more information, visit p72.vc

About the Point72 Private Investments Internship 

We are seeking highly motivated and organized interns to support business operations, perform critical analysis, and help support the group’s strategic agenda. This role will involve supporting our research and investment teams, refining our centralized platform offerings, optimizing a robust suite of research solutions (assets, products, systems) and managing research requests from internal stakeholders. This internship will offer strong mentorship and learning opportunities, with a variety of projects/tasks that leave a lasting, positive impact on both you and our organization.

As an intern with us, you will gain exposure to a variety of activities, which may include: 

  • Assisting in producing high-quality reports that inform decisions/actions internally and providing insightful updates externally 
  • Ensuring timely, accurate, and efficient data collection and maintenance 
  • Collaboration across the broader Point72 organization to aid in numerous processes including valuation, audit, tax requests, and larger strategic projects 
  • Driving transformational change by delivering exceptional research products  
  • Breaking new ground on the latest data and technology tools and techniques  

What Excites You 

  • Being on the frontier of a quickly growing organization investing across multiple stages 
  • Diving deep into the private markets, with a focus on early-stage Venture Capital 
  • Executing a wide range of tasks and ensuring everything gets done on time 
  • Working with a diverse set of people in a fast-paced environment 
  • Constantly learning new things (industries, technologies, apps, skills, etc.) 
  • Designing a research toolkit that meaningfully moves the needle toward business goals

What Excites Us 

  • Excellent attention to detail, organization, and task management skills 
  • Self-described “helpers” who will jump in wherever possible to lend a hand 
  • Good communicators who are approachable, responsive, and sharp 
  • People who “elevate the room” through their work ethic, curiosity, and attitude 
  • Great team players who collaborate with ease, have high degrees of accountability, and contribute to a thriving culture 

What Success Looks Like 

  • Impact – In a short period of time, you leave a positive impact/impression 
  • Ownership – You take responsibility for your work and never drop the ball 
  • Communications – You’re always improving listening, verbal, and written communication skills 
  • Outgoing – You’re always connecting, learning, communicating, and sharing 
  • Teamwork – Everyone loves working with you and feels energized after engaging with you 
  • Integrity – You demonstrate 100% commitment to the highest ethical standards 

Summer Internship Program at Point72 

In addition to the learning and development you’ll receive in your day-to-day role with your team, as a part of our summer internship program you will: 

  • Work alongside your fellow interns and be mentored by experienced professionals 
  • Meet your peers through designated intern programming, volunteer opportunities, and social events 
  • Attend sessions with senior leaders discussing their expertise and career paths 
  • Get hands-on access to best-in-class tools and resources 
  • Gain exposure to groups and functions with unique responsibilities and perspectives on our industry 
  • Develop technical, writing, and presentation skills 

What’s required 

  • Expected bachelor’s degree in Spring 2025, Fall 2025, or Spring 2026 
  • Excellent modeling and analytical skills 
  • Proficiency in analyzing financial data 
  • Proficiency with technical coding/programming preferred (SQL, Python) 
  • Excellent attention to detail, organization, and project management skills 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards? 

About Point72 

Point72 Asset Management is a global firm led by Steven Cohen that invests in multiple asset classes and strategies worldwide. Resting on more than a quarter-century of investing experience, we seek to be the industry’s premier asset manager through delivering superior risk-adjusted returns, adhering to the highest ethical standards, and offering the greatest opportunities to the industry’s brightest talent. We’re inventing the future of finance by revolutionizing how we develop our people and how we use data to shape our thinking. 

The annual base salary is $100,000 which will be prorated based on internship start and end date; this does not include overtime compensation. Actual compensation offered to the successful candidate may vary from posted hiring based upon geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level, among other things. 

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