[EXPIRED] Summer Internship @ NYC VC

Based in Soho, Lerer Hippeau, an early-stage investor with a portfolio including Warby Parker, Casper, and Axios, is hiring two Summer Associates on their investment team. Learn more about the role and how to apply here. 

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About Lerer Hippeau:

Based in Soho, Manhattan, Lerer Hippeau is the most active seed and early-stage investor in New York. Lerer Hippeau was founded in 2010 to discover and back customer-focused founders building category-leading, technology-driven companies across all sectors. Its portfolio of more than 300 investments includes consumer, enterprise, and media companies such as Casper, Warby Parker, Namely, Axios, and Guideline.

The Opportunity:

This summer, Lerer Hippeau is looking for two Summer Associates to join its investment team in New York. Being a Summer Associate is an invaluable opportunity to gain exposure to key areas of venture capital including sourcing, investment analysis, partner meetings, deal execution, and portfolio support. All candidates should have a strong interest in learning about the venture capital industry and a passion for startup technology companies. Both internships are paid and based in New York.

1. Portfolio & Strategy Operations Associate Position:

The portfolio summer associate will lead special projects for the partnership and support the existing portfolio. The intern will assist with internal strategy and operations for the investment team, develop benchmarking processes and initiatives that support LH portfolio operations, work on ad hoc portfolio company projects and more.

Eligibility:

- Currently enrolled in a Master’s program (MBA preferred)

- At least 2 years of full-time, post-college work experience in technology, consulting or M&A

- Experience in financial modeling and data analytics tools

- Strong quantitative and analytical skills and expertise in Excel

- Demonstrated interest in startups and technology

- Strong presentation skills and proficiency in PowerPoint

- Self-starter with strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask

- Team player willing to help with whatever is needed

2. Research Summer Associate

The research summer associate will assist in sector research and help identify new investment opportunities. The intern will complete one or more sector specific deep dives and help map out interesting investment opportunities, assist investment team with market and competitive landscape research, attend local networking events to expand research with local community, and more.

Eligibility:

- Currently enrolled in a Master’s program (MBA preferred)

- At least 2 years of full-time, post college work experience — startup operating experience is a plus

- Demonstrated interest in startups and technology

- Has baseline knowledge of the NY tech ecosystem and familiarity with venture

- Domain experience or interest in the emerging tech, healthcare, marketplaces, fintech, or AI/ML is a plus

- Self-starter with strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask

- Team player willing to help with whatever is needed

Interested?

APPLY HERE.

Alex Gordon