Tapping into a deeper talent pool, crafting a truly inclusive approach to recruiting requires a paradigm shift in thinking and action. The NAIC PARADIGM CHANGERS Undergraduate and Graduate Internship Program is designed to build a pathway for the next generation of women to access careers in alternative investments. Providing private equity and hedge fund internship opportunities, and education, the program sources diverse undergraduate and graduate women from various academic disciplines including business, law, healthcare, technology, mathematics and engineering, among others, for careers in alternative investment. 

Assessment Criteria

  • Aspiring leader with demonstrated experience managing competing priorities
  • Curiosity in exploring an area of investment with a focus on understanding capital allocation, market trends, and private transactions
  • Excellent communicator, both written and verbal
  • Passionate about being a part of increased diversity and inclusion in a professional role.
  • Present strong potential for data and analysis, research and spreadsheet skills.

How to Get Involved?

NAIC & AIC Members

We are excited to invite NAIC and AIC member firms to participate in hosting the inaugural cohorts of the NAIC PARADIGM CHANGERS Internship Program by reserving internship positions at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels. 

Students Seeking an Internship

The PARADIGM CHANGERS Internship is committed to engaging differently and with a new set of prospective candidates who represent excellence in leadership and capability and bring to bear valuable transferable skill sets. It will be critical for hosting firms to provide context and content to the PARADIGM CHANGERS interns to further their understanding of our industry and to fully mine the tremendous talent they bring to bear. 

The 2021 PARADIGM CHANGERS Internship application period has ended.