INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW

Alta Growth Capital manages funds directed towards a diversified portfolio of private equity and equity-linked investments in middle market companies operating in Mexico.  We target sectors benefiting from the rising domestic consumption of goods and services in the Mexican market, including industries such as consumer goods, financial services, housing, healthcare, education, entertainment, and selective manufacturing and industrial sectors.

The team at Alta Growth Capital is comprised of Mexican and U.S. nationals with deep networks and significant business experience, both operating and investing in companies.  In addition to our investment, we bring these resources to bear on each portfolio company to create the best possible outcomes for all parties involved.

Spanish fluency is required. Prefer students with business, finance, and analytical background.


DESCRIPTION

Interns would assist with a variety of research and administrative projects all focused around business and finance. Projects may include work dealing with emerging markets, finance and/or private equity. Students may also assist in the process of reviewing new investment possibilities and work with esisting portfolio companies.  Internship duties may also be adapted to fit the skills and interests of the individual students. 


LANGUAGES

Spanish fluency is required. 


ACCOmMODATIONS

Students are responsible for housing, food, and travel expenses. 

Alta Growth Capital will pay students ~ $1,000/month. 


COST

Costs include:
        Travel, Housing, and Living Expenses: $3000 - $5000
        University of Utah Tuition
        Academic Fee- $300


FUNDING

International interns are eligible to apply for the Hinckley Global Scholarship offered through the Hinckley Institute. Information can be found here. The Hinckley Institute also offers a low-interest loan program found here. In addition to funding through the Hinckley Institute, scholarships are available through the Center for Learning Abroad.


DATES

Internship dates may vary depending upon location but are based around the academic calendar:

  • Fall Semester: September-December
  • Spring Semester: January-April
  • Summer Semester: May-August

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

Students are required to register for a minimum of 3 HNKLY 4093 credit hours and a maximum of 12. International interns are required to submit 4 reflections and 10 weekly updates throughout the semester, as well as write a final policy paper, which is due 4 weeks after the end of the semester.


ORIENTATION

Students are required to attend a pre-departure orientation, which provides cultural and safety training and explanation of academic requirements. Students also meet with the program manager upon returning from the internship.


APPLICATION PROCESS

Please submit the Hinckley online application before the deadline. Global Internship Manager Courtney McBeth will contact you to set up an interview. During the interview you will receive more information on program specifics.