M&A Intern - Corporate Development

Corporate Development Austin, Texas


Position at Pathway

Pathway Vet Alliance

Corporate Development Intern –


This M&A Corporate Development Internship is tailored for an undergrad student majoring in business, economics, finance, or engineering, that is looking to gain experience in this highly desirable and competitive profession. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a global private equity group that is partnered with Morgan Stanley and to gain a greater understanding of corporate development, strategy, competitive intelligence and corporate venture capital functions. During this internship, you will be able to build your professional network, engage with a mentor, regularly engage with senior management and executives, and develop your professional skills. Through this internship, you will be an integral part of the engagement and successes of all aspects of our fast-paced M&A team.

What you will learn:

  • Components of a deal – mergers, acquisitions, integration.
  • Due diligence across multiple functional areas
  • Preparation of evaluation materials for review by senior management
  • Strategic negotiations
  • Investment deal structures
  • Strategic analysis                                                                        


    Perform research tasks with a view to gather data pertaining to industry, company 
    and customer trends

    Analyze qualitative and quantitative data to uncover competition and industry information   

    Assist business analysis teams in gathering and analyzing project requirements and transferring this information to other departments   

    Evaluate pertinent data by performing a variety of task analysis and business processes

    Provide support to the business analysis team in preparing business plans and strategies

    Handle a variety of project planning and coordination and information system analysis tasks 

    Develop detailed reports on market research initiatives and provide ideas on how this research fits into current projects  

    Work with key business group leaders to identify and evaluate upcoming business opportunities 

    Assist business analysis teams in monitoring project processes and resolving issues along the way  

    Write and publish progress reports, identify project milestones and recommend needed modifications                                                                               


  • In the process of completing a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or Engineering
  • Academic excellence with financial or quantitative interest/competence
  • Demonstrated leadership, problem-solving skills, ability to learn concepts quickly
  • Ability to synthesize complex subject matter into succinct points
  • Ability to deliver results quickly while working in a dynamic team environment
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Skills in accomplishing tasks through formal and informal direction 
  • Analytical aptitude with ability to multitask 
  • Can do attitude 
  • MS Office proficiency, with advanced excel skills 
  • Communicate directly 
  • Multi-task & comply with project deadlines 
  • Solid writing skills                                                                                   
  • Other Desired Qualifications 
    Bachelor's Degree with an expected graduation date of May 2020 or 2021

*Application Instructions:    Please submit a resume and cover letter - Include days and times available and for how long. 

We look forward to hearing from you!