VC Internship @ Experian in Costa Mesa, CA

Experian is a global leader in the dynamic data, analytics & insights markets. We provide information and advanced platforms & solutions that transform data into meaningful action – simplifying credit and lending, reducing complexity in specialized verticals, automating and securing workflows, and helping consumers in their financial lives.

With over 16,000 employees and operations across 39 countries, Experian is one of the pre-eminent actors for improving financial inclusion globally. We are a FTSE 50 company, and have been named one of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies” by Forbes for five years in a row.

Experian’s Chief Investment Officer leads a team that encompasses Corporate Strategy, Venture Capital, and Mergers & Acquisitions. We are looking for three exceptional candidates to join the team this summer as Strategy, Corporate Development, and Corporate Venture MBA interns. This competitive twelve-week program offers a rare opportunity for you to acquire hands-on strategy and investment experience while simultaneously influencing decisions of a $25bn+ player in the dynamic data, analytics & insights markets.

Success in this position will provide you with a strong foundation for a variety of future roles in these specific disciplines or in broader areas of product or general management. There may be opportunities for post-graduation full-time roles, including a General Management Leadership Development role.

Throughout the program, the Summer Associate will be exposed to:

  • Experian’s portfolio of business and strategic priorities
  • Components of a deal – acquisitions, divestitures and minority investments
  • Due diligence across multiple functional areas
  • Preparation of evaluation materials for review by senior management and Board of Directors
  • Detailed research and analysis of markets and companies
  • Leaders of the company to meet with and learn from

Key Responsibilities

  • Own a core project that will be focused on a topic that is at the top of the strategic agenda of the company.
  • Perform in-depth analyses (e.g. Market sizing, competitive landscape mapping, channel assessment, segmentation, financial performance) using multiple quantitative and qualitative methods to generate business insights
  • Identify, gather, and assess key internal and external data to drive those analyses.
  • Collaborate closely with regional stakeholders across Experian (e.g. business, product, sales, technology, finance, etc.) to get work done
  • Prepare a presentation and present finding and recommendations to executive team members at end of internship
  • Potentially support live deals for Experian
EOE Including Disability /Vet

  • Current MBA candidate. Top-tier institution preferred
  • A strong interest in corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and/or venture capital
  • Modeling and presentation skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills and savvy business judgement
  • Strategic thinker coupled with ability to roll up sleeves
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Excited to make an impact on the business

If interested, please apply here.

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