KKR Summer Analyst 2021

There is already a large full-time 2021 analyst thread for KKR going, but wanted to see if anyone else is currently in process for their 2021 SA programs and any knowledge others may have about the program.

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  • Intern in HF - Other
Jun 25, 2020 - 7:28pm

Also only know people in Lev Credit out in SF. Seems to be a small program but as they only recruit through OCR would be interested if there are any more.

Sep 2, 2020 - 4:58pm

Just got a message on Handshake from a KKR recruiter - looked like applications opened up for 2021 SA for the following groups:

Capital Markets

Client and Partner Group 

Credit Solutions 


Leveraged Credit

Private Equity

Private Credit / Asset-Based Finance 

Real Estate 

  • Prospect in HF - Other
Sep 2, 2020 - 8:52pm

Is this the first year KKR has ever done a formal SA application? I don't think I've ever heard of a PE summer analyst at KKR

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Sep 16, 2020 - 4:06pm

It's honestly just brain teasers. Like pattern recognition, "what is the opposite of word x", what number is smaller (mental fraction math), etc. Nothing too crazy! The time crunch is the most difficult aspect of it, but I made sure to pace myself and finished with maybe 30 seconds left. If you don't get a question I'd just move on tbh.

  • Intern in IB-M&A
Sep 20, 2020 - 11:01pm

anyone know what to expect from interviews? would they be highly technical or more behavioral/business intuition focused

  • Prospect in IB - Ind
Sep 22, 2020 - 3:12pm

Applied to PE in Menlo, I'll post in the thread if I hear back.

  • Intern in RE - Res
Sep 27, 2020 - 6:53pm

Spoke with an incoming team member, they said they didn't have any insights. Seems like they aren't imminent, but not sure how or why they would take so long, Already been 2 weeks, doubt its more than 2 more weeks.

  • Prospect in IB-M&A
Sep 28, 2020 - 12:29am

Agreed. Interviews should be coming out the next week by the latest right?

  • Prospect in Other
Sep 30, 2020 - 5:53am

Any word on infra? And people who heard back-how did you feel about the cognitive assessment? Feel like I was poss in low 40s but idk what they're lookin for

  • Intern in IB-M&A
Oct 8, 2020 - 9:05pm

I haven't and I never even got the test.

Fairly certain I didn't make the cut lol.

Oct 13, 2020 - 4:34pm

did anyone actually get a first round for PE? I don't think any rounds went out according to connections but this is really weird and / or they invited very few people to the 2nd round

  • Intern in IB - Gen
Oct 16, 2020 - 9:12pm

Has anyone heard back after their 2nd round with Private Credit or Credit Solutions?

  • Intern in IB - Gen
Oct 16, 2020 - 9:12pm

Has anyone heard back after their 2nd round with Private Credit or Credit Solutions?

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