About the Job

Analyst Interns at ECHELON are integrally involved in all aspects of the company’s three core businesses: investment banking, private equity, and strategy consulting. ECHELON Analyst Interns are involved in a diversity of related tasks which include sourcing deals; developing and delivering written and oral evaluations of business opportunities; preparing and delivering professional marketing presentations to investors, buyers, sellers, and prospective clients; performing detailed company and industry research; preparing financial models and valuation analyses; participating in due diligence and transaction negotiation sessions; and closely tracking industry trends.


ECHELON is committed to establishing and maintaining a unique culture that is based on mutual respect, service
excellence, and merit-based achievement. The ECHELON vision is to create a challenging and entrepreneurial
environment where individuals can become their best through interaction with talented peers. ECHELON hires the
most qualified individuals that share this belief in interpersonal and professional excellence. ECHELON rewards
team members based on their individual success and that of the overall organization.

Required Qualifications

ECHELON seeks highly motivated people with outstanding academic credentials and a strong record of
extracurricular activity, professional accomplishment, and leadership. It is also important that candidates have a
thorough understanding of finance, accounting, economics, and marketing; superior analytical and problem-solving skills; and superb written and oral communication skills.

All Analyst Intern candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • The ability to work in Manhattan Beach
  • Demonstrable finance and accounting skills;
  • Outstanding communication skills;
  • Working knowledge of traditional and web-based marketing & graphic design is a plus;
  • Experience conducting business-oriented research and analysis;
  • High level of motivation and resourcefulness;
  • Ability to think strategically and evaluate critical business issues;
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook; and
  • The dedication to make a significant contribution to personal development.

Proving the Value of the Internship

After interning at ECHELON Partners, some return to ECHELON to work full-time. Others have been successful at
obtaining positions at a host of other well-respected firms. ECHELON has played a role in providing these interns
with the skills and experiences required to obtain full-time positions at top-tier investment banks and consulting
firms. This is one of the primary goals the ECHELON management team has for its interns.

Past ECHELON interns have gone on to pursue their professional goals at all of the firms listed below:

  • Accenture, Management Consulting
  • AIMCo Capital, Specialty Financial Services
  • Apple Inc., Business Analyst
  • B. Riley & Co., Investment Banking
  • Bain & Company, Management Consulting
  • Bank of America Securities, Equity Research
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Investment
  • Banking
  • Bank of the West, Corporate Finance
  • ClearLight Partners, Private Equity
  • Credit Suisse, Investment Banking
  • Four Corners Capital Management, Investment
  • Management
  • Goldman Sachs, Private Client Services,
  • Investment Banking
  • Houlihan Lokey, Investment Banking
  • HSBC Securities Inc., Investment Banking
  • Intuit, Management Training Program
  • J.D. Power & Associates, Management
  • Consulting
  • Jefferies & Company, Inc., Investment Banking
  • J.P. Morgan & Co., Investment Banking
  • Kerlin Capital, Investment Banking
  • LECG, Inc., Management Consulting
  • Lovell Minnick Partners, Private Equity
  • Morgan Stanley, Investment Banking
  • Piper Sandler, Equity Research
  • RBC, Investment Banking
  • Standard & Poor’s, Business Valuation Group
  • UBS, Investment Banking, Sales & Trading
  • USBX, Investment Banking
  • Western Asset Management, Investment Management