Intern - Venture Banking- Part-Time (Menlo Park, CA)

CapitalSource Menlo Park, CA
The Venture Banking Intern will assist Startup Services, along with the Technology and Life Sciences lending teams with their respective client management, business development and market research initiatives throughout the Bay Area. The position requires a strong background in finance and marketing, excellent communication skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. This position is based in Square 1 Bank's Menlo Park or San Francisco office.


* Support business development activities

* Monitor industry publications to identify prospects

* Research recently funded companies and prepare background for lending teams

* Research target venture capital firms and compile overviews for each detailing industry focus, desired revenue stage and typical size for investments

* Partner with bankers and analysts to support client management and due diligence activities

* Assist with maintaining and enhancing customer, prospect and venture capital firm records in database

* Collect and analyze data on industry activity and trends; deliver reports on key findings

* Attend customer and prospect conference calls with bankers and analysts; generate call reports

* Attend weekly meetings with the teams covering pipeline, portfolio and strategy

* Assist with special projects as needed


* Excellent understanding of fundamental accounting and finance concepts

* Strong oral, written communication and presentation skills

* Ability to handle multiple priorities, projects and relationships simultaneously

* Creative thinker with excellent problem solving and organizational skills

* Ability to exhibit professionalism and a positive attitude under pressure

* Ability to work independently yet collaborate cross-functionally in a team environment

* Proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint