Summer Analyst


Palo Alto | San Francisco

About This Job
Accel is seeking Summer Analysts. Successful Summer Analysts will be candidates for full-time
Analyst roles following graduation. The role is primarily focused on:

1. Providing deal flow and due diligence support as a part of the firm’s investment team: The

Analyst will support preliminary screening, research, and outreach as part of the firm’s

outbound sourcing effort. This will include conducting market and company-specific research,

taking introductory calls and meetings with entrepreneurs and determining, alongside senior

team members, whether Accel should move the process forward - and providing due diligence

support and analysis.

2. Supporting portfolio companies on operational and transactional matters: The Analyst will

work alongside senior investment team members to help our portfolio companies drive

successful strategic initiatives.

Analysts will have track records of exceptional achievement. What we’re looking for include:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a proven ability to foster communication and collaboration among extremely diverse individuals both in person and by phone
  • Passion for technology, as evidenced by academic history and/or personal projects
  • Proven ability to succeed in an unstructured organizational context
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills
  • Basic financial understanding and presentation skills

Palo Alto, California

About Accel
Accel is a leading early and growth-stage venture capital firm, powering a global community of
entrepreneurs. Founded in 1983, Accel brings more than three decades of experience building
and supporting hundreds of companies. Accel’s vision for entrepreneurship and business
enables it to identify and invest in the companies that will be responsible for the growth of nextgeneration
industries. Accel-backed companies include Atlassian, Braintree, Checkr, Cloudera,
Crowdstrike, DocuSign, Dropbox, Etsy, Facebook, Flipkart, Freshworks, HotelTonight,,
PagerDuty, Qualtrics, Segment, Slack, Spotify, Supercell, UiPath, Venmo, VSCO and others.


If interested, please contact Peter Doyle at 

Posted 9/11/2019