Investment Academy

In 2019, private equity recruiting started just 4 months after first-year analysts hit the desk, with much of the process completed within the first 72 hours!

As a result, the need for underrepresented young professionals to develop an investor’s mindset, gain technical skills, and navigate the private equity recruiting landscape is greater now more than ever!

Investment Academy

SEO’s Investment Academy consists of online workshops designed to help diverse investment banking analysts and management consultants sharpen their qualitative and quantitative skill sets, which, in turn, affects performance evaluations, bonuses, and their, overall, ability to successfully recruit onto the buy-side.


  • One-on-one coaching from in-house alternative investments experts
  • Small group workshops with investment professionals from AIFP Partner Firms
  • Technical training and opportunities to network with industry professionals

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SEO PE Investment Simulation

The PE Investment Simulation is a group-based learning module offered through SEO’s AIFP 2021 interview preparation & learning curriculum. The program works to create real-time experience for SEO candidates under a mock investment screening scenario facilitated by investment professionals from SEO’s leading Partner Firms. 

Candidates will be given the opportunity to present their own investment ideas to their peers and investment professionals from a pool of SEO’s esteemed PE Partner Firms.

The deadline to RSVP for the PE Investment Simulation is Monday, 01.18.21.