The AlphaSights Blog

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

From The Startup Space to AlphaSights

Pete graduated from Boston College in 2014 with a degree in Economics and a concentration in Information Systems. After graduation, Pete worked for two years at a startup, before bringing the sales skills he developed to his AlphaSights team in the San Francisco office.

In July 2014 I moved from Boston to San Francisco, trading snow and brownstones for palm trees and the Sierras. If that’s not cliché enough, just wait, because I went to work at a startup.

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Start Small, Think Big 从小开始,梦想远大

Xinyi joined the Client Protection Team at AlphaSights in June 2016 after graduating from Ohio State University in 2013 with a Juris Doctor degree, and practicing as an Attorney in New York. She joined AlphaSights in New York, the company's largest office, and worked there for six months before transitioning to our youngest but fastest-growing office in Shanghai.

Have you ever wondered whether you’d lead a more interesting and fulfilling life if you took on more challenges? Are you

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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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International Transfer: What I didn't know about working in Dubai

Stefane joined AlphaSights' New York office in July 2014, where he worked on the Consulting and Capital Markets segments. In January 2016, he followed his desire to live and work abroad and applied for a transfer to the AlphaSights Dubai office (otherwise known as the International Associate Programme), where he is now a Manager working with local Consulting and Private Equity clients.

Once I learned of the opportunity to join our Dubai office, what immediately came to mind was a

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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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