Interest in alternative investments has never been stronger, but the paths to opportunities and steps to succeed in this industry are not always clearly marked. The SEO Alternative Investments program provides education, exposure, training and mentoring opportunities to talented professionals from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in the alternatives sector.
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 Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., 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 Alternative Investments Undergraduate Program
Adams Street Partners, CCMP Capital Advisors, Delphin Investments, GCM Grosvenor and Pantheon Ventures 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.
SEO Private Equity Prep Program
The Carlyle Group partners with SEO as the principal partner in providing exposure and PE career preparation to undergraduates and young professionals.