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Venture Capital Internship

Amsterdam
Internship
Posted on 
August 22, 2021
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Job Description

Prosus is one of the leading technology investors worldwide. Following its recent listing on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, it is the largest European consumer internet group with a market cap of ~$150B. Operating and investing in markets with long-term growth potential, Prosus builds leading consumer internet companies that empower people and enrich communities. The firm is active in >90 countries and has investments in some of the world’s most prominent platforms in FinTech, EdTech, eCommerce, Food delivery, Classifieds and Social media e.g. Udemy, Brainly, Delivery Hero, Swiggy, Byju’s, OLX, Tencent (WeChat) etc.

Internship / role description

  • Unique opportunity to do an internship in the venture capital space and learn from an international team with top-tier consulting, investment banking and tech experience
  • Role will involve analyses on potential investment opportunities and portfolio co. strategy (growth, new market entry, ecosystem opportunities etc.)
  • Paid internship - travel allowance available (if relevant)
  • Based in company offices in Amsterdam Zuid, if Covid circumstances allow; else remote
  • Full-time opportunities available for top performers (asides from staying within the group, past interns have gone on to leading I-banks, management consulting and tech firms, as well as top B-schools for an MBA)

We are looking to fill 2 internship positions, both at the intersection of strategy and investing:

  • Generalist
  • Data analytics focused

Requirements

  • Demonstrable interest in the internet sector, venture capital, strategy or investing
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Attention to detail and affinity working with research and large data sets
  • Excellent grades at university
  • Fluency in English
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with R and/or Python (for the data analytics focused role)
  • Minimum 6-month time commitment, starting as soon as possible
  • EU citizenship / work permit absolute requirement (no sponsorship possible)

Application

Please include the following for consideration via email to strategy.intern@prosus.com:

  • CV
  • A brief cover letter detailing motivation
  • Official transcript of university grades
  • State in the subject line in which of the 2 roles you are interested

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