Summer VC Associate @ In-Q-Tel in Menlo Park, CA

The Summer Associate assists with sourcing, diligence, and other IQT deal-related activities. The ideal candidate will bring unmatched enthusiasm for contributing to IQT’s mission and working with
technology focused startups.


  • Deal Sourcing & Relationship Management
    • Develop and maintain relationships within specific technology sectors of focus.
    • Obtain/maintain broad awareness of venture industry and technology market trends, challenges, and opportunities.
  • Deal Execution
    • Help support the activities of legal, finance, technology, and administrative resources
      towards high quality deal preparation and timely execution.
    • Support other Investment Team Members in transaction diligence, related document
      preparation, and deal execution activities.
  • Portfolio Company Strategy & Support
    • Assist investment team members in their work to manage portfolio companies and IQT
      work programs.


  • Enthusiasm for the National Security mission.
  • Passion for the venture capital industry and a desire to become proficient as an investor.
  • Superior critical thinking, interpersonal, and written/verbal communication skills.
  • Highly motivated self-starter, able to work in unstructured environment.
  • Demonstrable experience working on a project with significant strategic impact in in
    entrepreneurial, operating, strategic, and/or finance roles.
  • Candidates currently enrolled in an MBA or other relevant graduate degree program preferred, with strong academic performance.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
If interested, please apply here.
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