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Neuberger Berman Pre-MBA Associate, Private Equity in New York, New York


NB Private Equity is leading private equity platform within Neuberger Berman with over $80 billion of investor commitments. NB Alternatives continues to grow rapidly and is actively investing. The Associate will work across the platform in the following complementary strategies:

  • Private Investment Portfolio: Creating portfolios of private equity funds within multiple asset classes, including large and mid cap buyouts, growth equity, venture capital, and distressed investments.

  • Direct Co-Investment: Building a diversified portfolio of direct private equity investments by co-investing in private companies alongside premier financial sponsors

The position provides an opportunity to work across a leading private equity platform in the areas listed above in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment with constant interaction with the most senior members of the team. In addition to these existing funds, the group manages other private equity-related fund strategies and products.


  • Conducting due diligence on primary fund investments and co-investment opportunities including industry and company research

  • Performing in-depth valuation analysis of private companies and private equity portfolios

  • Assisting with the preparation of due diligence materials, screening and investment committee memos

  • Attending meetings with partners of premier private equity firms

  • Managing deal log and perform deal monitoring analysis

  • Supporting fund marketing and existing client requests

  • Participating in special projects such as product development and asset allocation analyses


  • Must have excellent academic credentials (both undergraduate school and GPA)

  • Must have strong technical foundations in corporate finance and accounting

  • Must have strong quantitative abilities, including experience in financial modeling and valuation

  • Must have strong judgment, critical thinking and written skills; ability to articulate and present ideas effectively both orally and in written form

  • Must show initiative and creativity in approach to problem solving; demonstrated experience in conducting research and interacting with others to develop solutions

  • Must have ability to multi-task with a fine-tuned attention to detail

  • Must have team-player attitude and a desire to work on a wide range of projects

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Founded in 1939, Neuberger Berman is a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager. From offices in 23 countries worldwide, the firm manages $437 billion in client assets (as of September 30, 2021) across a range of strategies—including equity, fixed income, quantitative and multi-asset class, private equity and hedge funds—on behalf of institutions, advisors and individual investors globally.

Tenured, stable and long-term in focus, the firm has built a diverse team—including 600-plus investment professionals and more than 2,400 employees in total—united in their commitment to delivering client outcomes and investment excellence. It is our people who define our culture and have enabled us to be recognized by Pensions & Investments as the first or second "Best Place to Work in Money Management” for last five consecutive years (firms with 1,000+ employees).


Neuberger Berman strongly embraces the principles of Equity, Inclusion and Diversity (“EID”) — they are deeply engrained in our culture and are a fundamental part of our long-term business strategy. We firmly believe in fostering an environment, in which all of our people are respected and have an equitable opportunity to flourish and be their best selves. We believe having a diversity of perspectives strengthens our ability to deliver attractive outcomes for our clients and makes us a better organization.

  • Empowering is about our people having a voice and the ability and autonomy to contribute materially to the firm. As an employee-owned firm, we lean heavily on employee feedback and guidance, including through a series of surveys (e.g., our anonymous employee engagement survey and topic specific pulse surveys). We also provide many opportunities to contribute outside of the day-to-day, including through cross functional committees and firm-wide projects.

  • Developing is about our people having the resources, tools, and experiences to grow professionally and personally. As part of this, our colleagues and managers can leverage a broad array of offerings on our HCM Learning platform as part of a personalized career path plan that focuses intently on individual circumstances and objectives.

  • Supporting is about our people having the opportunity to be themselves, connect within NB and live a balanced life. Our Employee Resource Groups help to drive a greater sense of fellowship and build stronger connections across our firm. Through NB Wellness, NB Impacts (philanthropy) and Employee Investment Solutions (financial wellness), we take a holistic approach to ensure our colleagues have the resources they need to realize their personal goals.

Our people and our culture are our greatest assets. We remain deeply committed to our EID values and to ensuring Neuberger Berman remains a best-in-class place to work.

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