Why join 3i

Why Join

3i offers a compelling range of experience, engagement, variety, reward and the opportunity to work with inspiring people.

We are right at the heart of an exciting and innovative industry, so there are many ways to build a career with us. Making and managing investments is just one of these.

We look for those who are not just good but are outstanding. To work at 3i, you will need an international mindset, the ability to thrive in a multidisciplinary and challenging environment, and a highly-focused and ambitious approach.

We believe that the skills, capabilities and talents of our employees are vital to our success.

Recruiting, retaining and developing our talent is one of our most important priorities. We work towards that objective by providing training and opportunities for career advancement, rewarding our employees fairly and by encouraging employees to give direct feedback to senior management. We spend time talking to everyone at 3i about their career. We will challenge you to keep developing, to keep growing with us and to keep increasing your value to the business.


With over 70 years of investment experience across multiple asset classes, sectors and geographies, we have a long and strong investment track record.


With fewer than 250 people globally, we have a strong collegiate culture; you will be an important member of the team and will get a great deal of early responsibility. We will support you throughout with industry training and mentoring from senior investment professionals.



We offer the opportunity to learn from some of the best investors in the mid-market Private Equity and Infrastructure industries.

International approach

We have a network of seven offices across Europe and North America which work together to ensure that all of our teams are international in experience and mindset.




What we offer

We offer a variety of formal and informal benefits including family friendly benefits, private medical insurance and health screening, life insurance and retirement provisions. We are focused on the health and wellbeing of our employees and this year, we introduced the services of a personal fitness adviser for our London-based employees, offering free of charge one-to-one fitness and wellness advice as well as free twice-weekly fitness classes.

Diversity, equity and inclusion

3i is committed to building a diverse workforce.  Varied backgrounds, experiences and views bring a diversity of perspectives which in turn lead to more informed decisions and better investments.

We seek to create, through our culture, policies and practices, a work environment that helps to bring out the best in our employees and to ensure all are treated fairly and are offered equal opportunity in selection, training, career development, promotion and remuneration.  We are committed to providing our employees with the opportunities, experience and training to achieve their potential and grow their knowledge, skills and capabilities.

More information about how 3i approaches diversity, equity and inclusion.


We work with specialist agencies to recruit. However, if you would like to send us your CV and the type of role you are interested in please do so to Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to all speculative enquiries.

Please see our Candidate Data Protection Notice.

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