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Building a world class firm that inspires and develops the business leaders of tomorrow.
New York    Posted: Friday, March 08, 2019
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The Company:

Leading professionals around the world often find themselves in situations where they dont have the knowledge they need to confidently make decisions & move forward. Thats when they turn to AlphaSights. Our people bring commercial instincts, business acumen, & a whatever-it-takes mentality to every project to truly understand our clients unique questions & identify the precise experts who can offer valuable insights. With a better understanding of the world than they had before engaging AlphaSights, our clients accelerate their progress. They harness newfound insights & knowledge to identify, assess, & execute on opportunities ahead of the competition.

Founded in 2008, AlphaSights employs 500+ professionals in nine offices around the globe & regularly ranks as one of the fastest-growing companies in the world. For more information, visit

The Role:

Career Services (CS) & Alumni Relations (AR) are unique functions within AlphaSights. Sitting within the Professional Development team, the CS & AR team provides opportunities for our employees to continuously grow their skills and, ultimately, to achieve their personal & professional goals, specifically through comprehensive career development support. We are committed to supporting the learning & development of AlphaSights' most valuable resource: its people. You will work with the Manager, Career Services & Alumni Relations & the Professional Development team to improve current & innovate new career & alumni-related programs for AlphaSights team members. A successful candidate will be excited about doing whatever it takes to support & enable coworkers to unlock their full potential.

The Mission of the Career Services & Alumni Relations Team:

  • Cultivating our workforce's commercial, interpersonal, & leadership skills
  • Creating engagement opportunities for alumni to connect with & informally mentor current employees
  • Supporting employees in the career development process, effectively translating the skills developed at AS to long-term career success
  • Improving the quality of work life & job satisfaction for employees

Core Responsibilities:

  • Career Services:
    • Work closely with the Career Services/Alumni Relations & Professional Development teams to design & implement training experiences for AlphaSights staff
    • Support the team in coaching conversations, providing career development resources & support to employees
    • Constantly improve & innovate Career Services programming by soliciting feedback from participants, measuring learning outcomes, researching industry best practices, & endeavoring to make sessions as interactive & engaging as possible
  • Alumni Relations:
    • Collaborate with Manager, Career Services & Alumni Relations, & Professional Development team to plan & execute regionally based alumni relations events
    • In partnership with the global communications team, implement the alumni relations communication strategy for the firm
  • Additional:
    • Build relationships throughout the organization
    • Manage internal communications related to Career Development & Alumni Relations
    • Collaborate closely with the recruiting team & the talent marketing team to present a seamless talent narrative for candidates & employees
    • Maintain & analyze alumni data to gain insights about our peoples' long-term success
    • Transcribe conversations with current & former employees

What We Look For:

  • Internship Dates: Summer 2019
  • Enrolled in a undergraduate or Masters program in a people-related field (I/O Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, or similar)
  • Previous work experience in a people-related function preferred
  • Fluency in English
  • To be successful in this role, you should display:
    • Career maturity & alignment: clarity of direction, commitment to getting there, & awareness of how Professional Development at AlphaSights fits with your journey
    • Rigorous attention to detail: ability to execute on numerous workstreams within the same timeframe
    • People-oriented, emotionally intelligent team player: ability to de-escalate situations patiently & effectively
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