2021 Sophomore Diversity Summit - Virtual

  • New York, NY, USA
  • Intern

Company Description

About Us:

Insight Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software ScaleUp companies driving transformative change in their industries. Founded in 1995, Insight Partners has invested in more than 400 companies worldwide and has raised through a series of funds more than $30 billion in capital commitments. Insight's mission is to find, fund, and work successfully with visionary executives, providing them with practical, hands-on software expertise to foster long-term success. Across its people and portfolio, Insight encourages a culture around a belief that ScaleUp companies and growth create an opportunity for all.

What differentiates Insight? While we invest in various sectors across software, we tend to focus on B2B enterprise software. Some of these sectors include infrastructure, cybersecurity, healthcare, Fintech, Education, and many more. Our unique success formula includes three key pillars:

  1. Unrivaled sourcing by our analyst team
  2. Strong focus on growth-stage software
  3. Post-investment ScaleUp expertise provided by our Onsite team of software experts

If this excites you, keep reading to learn more about our 2021 Sophomore Diversity Summit.

Job Description

Program Description:

We are committed to increasing diverse representation, not just at Insight but across the Venture Capital, Private Equity, and Startup ecosystems. As part of that commitment, we are excited to announce our Sophomore Diversity Summit (SDS). During this two-day program a select group of second-year undergraduate students will have the unique chance to learn more about Venture Capital, Private Equity, and the software investing space through real-world application. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to engage with diverse leaders from across Insight and our portfolio through interactive breakout sessions. Lastly, we will host a one-of-a-kind virtual social event that will leave your mind blown!

This year we will be offering a two-day virtual program scheduled for April 2 - 3, 2021. Sophomore students (second-year students) who identify as one or more of the following groups are encouraged to apply: Women, LGBTQA+, Black, African American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Hispanic, and/or First-Generation Students. Don't see how you identify, don't worry! We recognize that diversity comes in many different facets; we welcome you to still apply! You will be allowed to name which diverse group(s) you identify with during the application process. 

Qualifications

  • An undergraduate student who plans on graduating in the spring/summer of 2023
  • A member of a diverse community
    • Women
    • LGBTQA+,
    • Black, African American
    • American Indian
    • Alaskan Native
    • Hispanic
    • First-Generation
    • Other
  • Passionate about software, technology, and investing
  • Intellectually curious, results driven, and excited about speaking with founders

We encourage you to complete your application asap, since there are a limited number of spots for the summit!

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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