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Private Equity Paid Internship - MBA Graduates Only

Private Equity | El Segundo, CA | Internship

Job Description

IMPORTANT: MBA Graduates ONLY. Also, we're only considering applicants located in Southern California.   

Shackleton Equity Partners has two paid internships open for MBA graduates. Primary responsibilities include assisting with deal sourcing, screening and reviewing potential investments, building financial models, assisting with executing transactions, and performing other due diligence functions.

This internship starts immediately. Interns will be expected to work from home during the remainder of the “shelter in place” restrictions, and thereafter at our office near LAX. Interns will be provided a dedicated work space, e-mail, and parking. Interns must have their own cell phone as well as use their own PC laptop (no Apple).


Preferred candidates will possess excellent analytical abilities as well as a strong interest in business, investing, and finance. Candidates must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office with heavy emphasis on Excel. Candidates must also have excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills. Candidates are required to have an MBA as well as some investment banking and/or private equity experience.



The internship includes a minimal monthly stipend, bonuses, and other economic incentives. More importantly, this internship is an excellent opportunity to gain private equity experience as well as successful interns will be eligible for promotion to full-time Associate. During the internship, you will have access to senior professionals and advisors with extensive experience in private equity, investment banking, and operations. You will learn about private equity investing, M&A, corporate finance, accounting, legal, operational turnarounds, various industries, networking, etc.



Please submit your one-page resume through this listing on Indeed. No cover letter needed. Please do NOT attempt to telephone us.



Shackleton Equity Partners is an operationally-focused private equity firm specializing in corporate carve-outs and special situations in the lower middle market. This includes both underperforming businesses (e.g., negative or low-margin EBITDA) as well as healthy businesses undergoing a transformation (e.g., healthy division of a parent company in chapter 11). We focus on acquiring businesses in software, technology, aerospace and defense, manufacturing, e-commerce and consumer industries headquartered in the USA.