Tesi – Investment Analyst Trainee

Type: Fixed-term, 4-5 months

Work hours: Full-time 

Location: Porkkalankatu 1, 00180 Helsinki & remote work possibility

Starting date: Beginning of January 2024, depending on your situation

Salary: €3000+ benefits 

Application deadline: Sunday 03.09.2023

Tesi is looking for new Investment Analyst Trainees for full-time, fixed-term (4-5 months) positions for both Direct Investment and Fund Investment teams! These traineeships will start at the beginning of January 2024 depending on your situation.

Regardless of which team you work in, you will participate in market and industry research, investment opportunity assessment and material preparation for decision-making and market insights. As an Investment Analyst Trainee you will be an integral part of our investment teams, and will participate in meeting and interviewing both our current as well as potential new investment opportunities. In addition, you will help in our portfolio management together with other investment team members. We value a general understanding of company financials and economic development, but first and foremost we are looking for a person with an eye for detail and eagerness to learn. You can apply to either one or both of our investment teams.

Investment Analyst Trainee, Direct Investments

Tesi’s Direct Investment teams are looking for an Investment Analyst trainee. You will work with both of our direct investment teams that invest in tech-driven startups and growth companies. Part of your traineeship will be in our Venture Capital team and the other in our Growth & Industrial team. In addition to the previously mentioned tasks, you will deep dive into target company evaluation, and be tasked with financial modeling (e.g. valuation). Please visit our website for more information about our Venture Capitaland Growth & Industrial Investments teams.

Investment Analyst Trainee, Fund Investments

Tesi’s Fund Investment team is looking for an Investment Analyst trainee. You will work in the Fund investment team that invests in Finnish and international private equity/venture capital funds, within the whole spectrum from seed-funds to buyout-funds. In addition to the previously mentioned tasks, you will participate in fund team, strategy and track record assessment as a part of fund investment proposal evaluation. For more information about our Fund Investments team, please visit our website.


At Tesi, we help Finnish growth companies to succeed. In addition, we develop and serve the entire Finnish venture capital and private equity market. With us, you will operate responsibly while aiming for a positive social impact, profitable investments, and the success of our portfolio companies and funds. We believe in equal opportunity and that diversity empowers our people and our business. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds and experiences to apply, and we are particularly interested in hearing from candidates who can bring diverse perspectives and experiences to our team.

Read more about our reviews to Tesi’s trainee program from alumni here. You can find out more about the current trainees and their backgrounds here and here. Information about the spring -23 trainees here.

You have

  • Relevant university studies (3rd – 5th year) for example in (but not limited to) business, engineering, natural sciences, or similar fields
  • General understanding of company financials and interest in the venture capital and private equity market
  • Sufficient skills in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Full working proficiency in English and Finnish 
  • We value previous experience from relevant positions (including, but not limited to startups, business development, strategy consulting, or investment banking)

We offer you 

  • Excellent opportunity to learn about the venture capital and private equity industry through versatile projects from day one
  • Chance to gain relevant work experience and useful contacts for your future career. Chance to gain relevant work experience and useful contacts for your future career. Our trainee alumni have gone to build ambitious careers in a diverse set of positions including start-ups, private equity funds, and management consulting companies.
  • Supportive and professional colleagues who boost your development and who are curious to hear your ideas. The atmosphere is truly low hierarchical and the culture is very open and talkative
  • Monthly salary of 3000€ with comprehensive occupational health services as well as sports, culture, and lunch benefits. We support our employees’ well-being and cherish a good work-life balance.

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Got excited? Please submit your CV, application letter, and latest transcript of records at the latest 3rd of September here: You can also attach other documents (e.g. thesis, diplomas) as part of your application documents. 

Please specify in your cover letter which of the positions (Investment Analyst Trainee position in Direct Investments or Investment Analyst Trainee position in Fund Investments) you would be interested in. You can also apply for both positions.  In this position, you will be directly employed by Tesi. 

Join us for breakfast on the 25th of August 9.00 at Lapland Hotels Bulevardi and hear more about Tesi and our Trainee programme. Apply for the event here. 

For more information about the Investment Analyst Trainee position in Direct Investments, please contact Tesi’s Investment Manager Tuomas Rekonen (040 754 0660) on Wednesday 16.8. at 13-15, Wednesday 23.8. at 12-15 and Wednesday 30.8 at 12-15. For more information about the Investment Analyst Trainee position in Fund Investments, please contact Tesi’s Investment Manager Samuel Wendelin (050 512 5656) on Friday 18.8. at 13-14 and Monday 28.8. at 13-14.

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact aTalent’s Talent Acquisition Partner Laura Seppä (040 557 9389,laura.seppa[at] at following times: Thursday 24.8. at 12-13 or Thursday 31.8. at 14.00-15.30.

Timetable for this recruitment process:

Monday 14.8.: Application period starts

Sunday 3.9.: Application period ends 

Week 36 and 37: Personal Google Meet -interviews with aTalent

Week 38: Personal interviews with Tesi

September: Final decisions and employment contract

January 2024: Start date

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