The paths to opportunities and steps to succeed in the alternative investments industry are not always clearly marked. SEO Alternative Investments provides education, exposure, training and mentoring opportunities to talented professionals and students from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in the sector (i.e., people of Black, Hispanic and Native American descent, as well as Asian women).
SEO Alternative Investments Fellowship Program
This ten-month educational program combines training and mentoring to strengthen first-and-second-year investment banking analysts’ current skills and preparation to compete for positions in private equity and other alternative investments. Fellowship program partners are AIFP partners: Advent International, The Carlyle Group, Centerbridge Partners, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, CVC Capital Partners, Genstar Capital, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Oaktree Capital Management, Palladium Equity Partners, TPG, and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe.
SEO Annual Alternative Investments Conference
The conference promotes diversity by providing a day of educational panels and networking, increasing access and career development for professionals who are traditionally underrepresented in the alternatives sector. It features the insights of prominent leaders from private equity, hedge funds, real estate, public pension funds, endowments, foundations and more.
SEO Investment Banking prep PROGRAM
SEO Alternative Investments Undergraduate internship partners
Adams Street Partners, Ares Management, Artemis Real Estate Partners, BDT Capital Partners, CVC Credit Partners, GCM Grosvenor, Insight Venture Partners, KKR Credit and Pantheon Ventures (US) LP partner with SEO to identify talent for their undergraduate summer analyst programs, providing another pathway for motivated individuals to gain access to the alternatives industry.