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Connecting Theory to Real Life: How AlphaSights Prepared me for the CEMS Programme

Yvo studied International Business at Maastricht University and has spent the past 10 months on the European Pre-Masters Programme at AlphaSights London. In September he will join the International CEMS Masters at Rotterdam School of Management and Copenhagen Business School.

The vast majority of people who graduate from their Bachelor’s degree in the Netherlands either continue studying or take up a board position in a student association. Neither of those options genuinely appealed to me, so I opted for

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Perspective is Everything - Reflections on my Client Protection Internship at AlphaSights

Andrew studies Politics, Philosophy, and Economics at Brown University and has spent the last two months interning for the Client Protection team in New York.

I’ve often heard the phrase, “Perspective is everything.”

As a rising pre-law senior entering the last summer before graduation, I thought about this as I explored internship opportunities to help plan my career path after college. I had previously served as a judicial intern for two federal judges in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Though those

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Rating My Placement: 3 things you need to know about working at AlphaSights

Chris studies Economics and Geography at the University of Exeter and has spent the past 12 months on placement at AlphaSights London.

It’s not often you hear the words “hard work” and “fun” in the same sentence. Looking back on the last 12 months, I would definitely describe my placement at AlphaSights as both of those things. Here’s what I think you need to know if you’re thinking about applying for a placement or internship at AlphaSights.

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The AlphaScholars Programme: Alternative Gap Year

Anna, Danielle and Max decided to take a gap year between school and university and joined AlphaSights in September 2016. Here are their reflections on their time so far.

Taking a year off before university can be an unnerving step into life after A levels. Whilst the traditional gap year may involve some mountain treks in South America, Full Moon parties in Thailand and inter-railing through Europe, we did something equally daunting. With the belief that we had ditched the

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Attracting Top Talent in a High-Growth Firm: My Industrial Placement

Ren joined AlphaSights in July 2016 as a Junior Talent Attraction Associate. She will spend 12 months with us as part of her year in industry studying Social and Policy Sciences at the University of Bath.

After nearly eight months into the world of work, I can only describe my feelings towards working life as a pleasant surprise. As expected, my initial dive into the adult world in a busy London office came as quite a shock to the system

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Teach First and AlphaSights: Shaping the future.

Connor Brown studied History at the University of Edinburgh and has just finished his first year as a participant on the Teach First Programme. He joined AlphaSights this summer for an internship designed to bridge the gap between teaching and business.

At the end of the school year, I watched proudly as my class of 5-year-olds marched out of the door for the last time. They were small in size, but enormous in personality.

Fast forward two weeks, and I

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