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Adams Street Partners is a global private markets investment manager that has over $52 billion in assets under management. The firm is 100% employee-owned, which fosters a positive and unique culture of collaboration, intellectual rigor, integrity, and a commitment to professional development. For the fifth year in a row, Adams Street was named one of Pension & Investments’ Best Places to Work in Money Management in 2022.

Employees operate as a single global team, integrating the expertise of the firm’s investment professionals across five strategies: primary investments, secondary investments, growth equity, private credit, and co-investments.  Adams Street is considered a private markets pioneer and was inducted into the Private Equity Hall of Fame in 2000.

The firm was founded more than 50 years ago, and clients include leading public and corporate pension plans, foundations, endowments, insurance companies, registered investment advisors, and high net worth individuals worldwide.

Adams Street has offices in Austin, Beijing, Boston, Chicago, London, Munich, Menlo Park, New York, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.


Adams Street’s Summer Analyst Program is a 10-week internship experience that provides an engaging and highly educational experience to undergraduates seeking to build a career in investment management. Our Summer Analysts gain a broad range of investment exposure by providing research, analytical and deal process support to our teams. The Summer Analyst Program is designed for candidates entering their penultimate or final year of college at the time of the internship (undergraduate Class of 2024 or 2025) who are pursuing their bachelor’s degree.

Specifically, the Intern Analyst will be involved with and responsible for:

  • Researching and summarizing specific industry, market and trend research on a company, sector or geography level
  • Supporting the investment associate team in the development and maintenance of deal and market intelligence
  • Supporting the deal sourcing activities for associates within the investment team(s)
  • Conducting relevant competitive analysis and market research on the private markets industry
  • Communicating, either verbal or written, key findings, executive summaries and analyses
  • Performing other ad hoc projects, which may reflect the needs of the broader global investment platform

Our intern Analysts will work in one or a combination of the following business areas:

  • Primary Investments – Identification, sourcing, due diligence and execution of investments in buyout, venture capital, growth equity, and other private markets fund strategies.
  • Secondary Investments – Valuation of and investment in private equity interests, ranging from diversified portfolios of LP positions to single companies 

About the Primary Investment Team

The Primary Investment team invests in venture, buyout, and credit funds at the time they are being raised. The team has been an active investor in private equity funds since 1979 and has longstanding relationships with some of the world’s most sought-after general partners. The team has a broad global mandate and invests in funds across a range of geographies, stages, and subclasses. The Primary team has consistently delivered strong risk-adjusted returns and record distributions across multiple business cycles.

About the Secondary Investment Team

The Secondary Investment team consists of 15 professionals globally. To date, Adams Street has closed on over 260 secondary transactions, ranging from traditional acquisitions of limited partnership interests from other private equity fund investors to more complex, structured acquisitions of portfolios of direct company interests and creative liquidity solutions to fund managers.

It manages approximately $7.6 billion, currently investing its seventh dedicated secondary fund as well as capital from multiple other Adams Street funds of funds and separately managed accounts.


Key Candidate Attributes

Here at Adams Street, we hold ourselves to high standards and expect no less of our internship applicants. Ideal candidates must have a genuine interest in alternative investments. Additional characteristics of a successful Summer Analyst at our firm are:

  • Strong academic credentials (high grades, reputable university)
  • High degree of resourcefulness in conducting research and analysis
  • Demonstrable initiative, commitment toward excellence in work and great attention-to-detail
  • Self-disciplined, takes accountability and operates with integrity
  • Team oriented with a heavy emphasis on written and verbal communication
  • Ability to act transparently by owning mistakes and learning from them
  • High degree of professionalism by exercising discretion, judgment, and honoring confidentiality
  • Command of Microsoft applications including familiarity with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be willing to be based in London, UK. Adams Street does not provide housing or stipends for housing/transportation.

Adams Street Partners is committed to providing all Summer Analysts with a foundational understanding of the private markets industry. Highlights of our program include:

  • Participation in cross-firm training sessions designed to offer visibility on the activities of different teams
  • Access to internal training resources and the guidance of a mentor to bridge the educational gap
  • Exposure to deal flow, strategy, and operations as an observer in investment team meetings
  • Human Resources sessions on professionalism in the workplace and career path coaching
  • Active engagement with employees through summer social and networking events

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About Adams Street Partners

Adams Street Partners is a global private markets investment manager with investments in more than thirty countries across five continents. Drawing on over 50 years of private markets experience, proprietary intelligence, and trusted relationships, Adams Street strives to generate actionable investment insights across market cycles. Adams Street is 100% employee-owned and has over $52 billion in assets under management. Adams Street has offices in Austin, Beijing, Boston, Chicago, London, Menlo Park, Munich, New York, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, and Tokyo.