VC Internship (Technology) @ Sands Capital Management in Arlington, VA

Sands Capital Ventures is a SEC-registered venture capital investment firm, located in Arlington, Virginia, minutes from downtown Washington, D.C. Sands Capital Ventures principally manages funds that invest in private businesses in technology, life sciences, and consumer industries, on a global basis. Sands Capital Ventures is an affiliate of Sands Capital Management, an investment firm founded in 1992 that manages approximately $45 billion in long only, concentrated public company portfolios.

Identified Below Are Our Core Values That We Hold In High Regard And Believe Are Critical For High-performing Teams And Individuals At Sands Capital

Integrity & Trust: Do what is right, not what is popular. Deliver on commitments.
Client-Centered: Always act in the best interest of our clients.
Commitment to Excellence: Strive to learn and improve. Implement best practices.


Position Summary / Primary Responsibilities

The Sands Capital Ventures (SCV) Intern will participate in an internship program assisting the SCV team with all aspects of the venture investing process. Examples include: thesis development and sourcing, deal tracking and monitoring, diligence, investment memo preparation and deal execution. The Intern will be expected to conduct market research, identify promising companies, and assist with ad-hoc projects. The Intern will also complete a thesis development project working closely with a senior investor to develop SCV’s market view on a promising technology area. The Intern will be expected to be a self-starter with a deep interest in technology, startups and venture capital. The Internship program is approximately 10 weeks long.


Skills and Qualifications

  • MBA candidates, CS or engineering major preferred
  • Strong interest in venture and technology
  • Strong communication skills
  • A genuine and demonstrable interest in business analysis and investment research
  • Proficiency in basic and intermediate accounting
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional work ethic and ability to complete assignments on time with limited supervision

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