Intern at AlphaSights

Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
london Greater London
Review Date
Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Accountancy

8.2/10

The Role
9.3
Organisation
8.6

Socialising

6.0

The Role

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

I had the opportunity to engage with senior level executives only a week into my internship.

The responsibility I had at Alphasights I wouldn't have had anywhere else as they put trust in you and your ability.

10/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

Welcomed from day one and felt able to ask question on the desk to my manager at any point

10/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

Weekly catch up sessions were we went over my strengths and weaknesses which mean I was able to fully self-evaluate over the 8 weeks

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Summer internships are usually busy however, Alphasights was an exception. Given the size and growth of the company, there was always a project to work on.

8/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

Responsibility was the biggest factor of the internship

10/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

Communication skills were developed extensively as I was able to communicate in a team environment and also on the phone to experts

8/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Young atmosphere with people who are driven

10/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Very well organised with a week training to make sure we were all up to speed in the industry

8/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Financial Bonus
5/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

I was able to turn my internship into an offer with the firm

10/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

10/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

Its central London, it is what you expect

2/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

5/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

7/10