Join the EMPEA Team

EMPEA is always looking for enthusiastic and committed graduate and undergraduate interns interested in learning more about emerging markets private equity, startup operations, and/or trade associations.

If you are interested in becoming an EMPEA intern, please send your resume and cover letter to support@empea.net.

Research Analyst – India and South Asia

Job Title & Location:

  • Research Analyst – India and South Asia
  • New York, NY (Midtown); remote work through spring 2021 Salary & Benefits:
  • ~$60,000 – $70,000 (based on experience + seniority)
  • 100% company-paid medical and dental insurance
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation
  • 401k retirement plan

Job Description: EMPEA is seeking a full-time South Asia-focused Research Analyst to support its efforts to produce industry data, in-depth reports, and presentations for members and related stakeholders. EMPEA’s research content is widely used by its members and other industry professionals for global comparative analysis of private equity, venture capital, private credit, and infrastructure investment flows. EMPEA’s data and reports are disseminated in the market via proprietary publications, media coverage, conferences and events, and the EMPEA website. The successful candidate will join a dedicated, high-energy team of individuals with an outstanding track record. The culture is supportive and team-oriented, but in common with the industry that the team serves, standards are extremely high and excellence is a daily requirement rather than the exception. The Research Analyst’s primary responsibility will be helping to build EMPEA’s proprietary database of firms, funds, and transactions by:

  • Systematically collecting quantitative and qualitative information on private capital activity in India and South Asia through both third-party sources and direct communication with EMPEA members and other industry stakeholders
  • Interpreting and entering this information in EMPEA’s proprietary database and knowledge management systems
  • Cultivating relationships with EMPEA member firms and other industry stakeholders to support direct data collection efforts
  • Producing quantitative analysis and exhibits in Excel and PowerPoint, as well as written commentary, for use in EMPEA reports and ad hoc presentations
  • Contributing to the ongoing improvement of EMPEA’s data management systems

Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with coursework in economics, finance, international affairs, statistics, mathematics, or similar
  • Background in or knowledge of India and South Asian markets
  • Strong detail orientation and ability to focus on data-intensive, quantitative projects
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint preferred
  • Full fluency in English and excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Two to three years of work experience, ideally in data-intensive research, finance, or international development capacity
  • Strategic thinking, highly organized self-starting mentality, and ability to work independently
  • Interest in and strong desire to learn about private equity, venture capital, infrastructure, real estate, and/or technology investing preferred

No phone calls, please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Submit cover letter and resume to schlapinskij@empea.net (to the attention of Jeff Schlapinski, Managing Director). Applicants that do not submit a resume and cover letter will not be considered. No exceptions.