Winter/Spring Mentorship: The interns will be connected with employees at varying levels of each of the financial institutions that will serve as their “mentors.” The intern and a mentors will connect either virtually or in person over coffee / lunch to discuss the intern’s academic experience, professional goals, and career path considerations. Similarly, the mentors will provide a background on their academic experiences, career path to date, and lessons learned along the way.
Summer Internship: The internship will begin on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, and last for 10 weeks, 1 week of Training in Financial Analysis and 3 weeks at each of the three financial institutions. The internship will be paid ($20/hour plus parking; 5 days/week), and in-person. Experiences will include but are not limited to: finance and accounting training, high-level transaction exposure, research of emerging finance / industry topics, as well as interview training and resume services. Training will be both formal (Moody’s Analytics Omega Credit Training) as well as informal (in-office work).
Target Candidate Profile
Age: Current Sophomore (flexible)
Areas of Focus / Interest: Finance, Accounting, Economics
Skills / Capabilities: Candidate should be motivated, thoughtful, and reliable. Candidate should also be able to commute to work in the greater Virginia area.
Background: Populations that are underrepresented in finance, including minorities, women, and first-generation college attendees.
Coming out of the Program the interns will have (i) been exposed to three of the myriad career paths within Finance, (ii) developed discrete skillsets within accounting, financial statement analysis, and interview/resume preparation, (iii) built out their networks with Finance professionals local to the DMV, and (iv) built out their resumes with relevant experience that should position themselves favorably for senior summer internships that often lead to fulltime employment.
Please email David Kersey (Partner at Boundary Street Capital) at firstname.lastname@example.org and attach your resume by December 31, 2022.
Financial Institution Overview
Boundary Street Capital is a private lender providing customized credit solutions to businesses in the Communications and Information Technology sectors. The Fund partners with top management teams and leading providers of critical infrastructure and software to provide the capital necessary to grow and scale their operations. Our team applies a deep understanding of sector trends and technologies, garnered from more than $1.0 billion of sector investments made over the last decade. Boundary Street Capital is headquartered in Old Town Alexandria, VA.
Columbia Capital was founded over 30 years ago and over time has developed a profitable and repeatable investment model, guided by a specialized and experienced team. Columbia Capital is focused exclusively on the CMT space, and they use our experience and insights to proactively initiate and develop many of our new investments internally. Columbia professionals typically formulate new investments by identifying a compelling trend or unique asset(s), in partnership with a leading executive team. Columbia has raised over $4.8Bn and has taken five companies from seed stage to billion-dollar + exits. Columbia Capital is headquartered in Old Town Alexandria, VA.
Freedom Bank of Virginia was founded July 23, 2001. Freedom is a local, full-service bank utilizing an optimized network of sales offices, talented banking professionals, industry expertise and innovative technology to build client relationships throughout the Northern Virginia/DC MSA. Freedom has a full portfolio of financial products, including extensive mortgage offerings, to serve the business and personal banking needs of our clients and communities. Freedom Bank of Virginia is headquartered in Fairfax, VA.