The AlphaSights Blog

Welcome to the AlphaSights Careers blog. Read on to learn more about our industry, offices, and the AlphaSights way of life.

The Power of a Commercial Skillset

At this time of year, many university students all over the world are starting to think about their internships and careers after college. AlphaSights Manager Christoph Witte, shares five reasons why a role in a commercial organisation is a great place to start your career.

Let’s face it. The job market is tough for today’s college seniors. Since the 2008 economic downturn, job growth for millennials has been flat or down, and the average young graduate holds debt

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Play your part in building AlphaSights: Announcing the Campus Ambassador Programme

In an increasingly crowded undergraduate environment, we will ensure our Campus Ambassadors stand out from the crowd. At AlphaSights, we trust and encourage our employees to think for themselves. They are business builders who use innovative methods to get results. The Campus Ambassador Programme is no different; Ambassadors will be given the responsibility to choose the best way to grow AlphaSights’ brand presence, with flexibility to work around university commitments.

Our Campus Ambassadors - supported by the Campus Recruitment Team

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An Open-Minded Career Search

Alvin joined AlphaSights in August 2015 as a Recruiting Associate in the Hong Kong office. Here he shares how he came across AlphaSights and his career search.

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Upon graduating college with a major in Biotechnology, I came to realize my professional passions lie in human communication and business, rather than research. This switch in my career trajectory posed a challenge this May as I was searching for my first full-time role. Luckily, AlphaSights was holding information sessions at my university’

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Engineering to AlphaSights: Shifting my Career Thinking

Mohammed joined the AlphaSights Dubai team in 2015 after completing his Masters in Mechanical Engineering at New York University. Here he shares his experience choosing his career path and deciding to move away from a technical career.

Up until my final year of college, I believed I would follow my father’s footsteps as an Engineer. I would work for a large, industrial company, follow a linear career trajectory and, through hard work, I would end up in a management

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From the Newsroom to AlphaSights

Maryclaire joined AlphaSights in September 2015 after graduating from Vanderbilt University in 2013 with a degree in political science, focusing on international relations. She worked for two years in the media and entertainment industry at a global news network before transitioning to a fast-paced and business-centric role at AlphaSights.

I came to AlphaSights after spending two years in a completely different industry. After studying political science while also avidly following current events, I decided to go with an obvious choice

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Output vs. Input: the case for high-growth companies

Jason joined AlphaSights in April 2015 after reevaluating his decision to pursue a legal career. Originally from Australia, he studied Law at Cambridge and worked at Baker & McKenzie and Google before joining AlphaSights' Client Development Team in London.

Life as a lawyer offers many things: a long-term career path, a clearly defined day-to-day role, and an easy way to explain what you do for a living. Having read Law at Cambridge and trained at a leading global firm, the

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