Associate at AlphaSights

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Sales

9.0/10

The Role
10.0
Organisation
10.0

Socialising

6.2

The Role

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

Had a really great time, super fun working environment and really interesting day to day work.

10/10

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

Really valued, had regular catch ups and learning sessions where all achievements were recognised and rewarded.

10/10

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

Lots of support and guidance throughout, weekly reviews and regular training. Everyone is incredibly nice and down to earth which makes a nice change to most corporate environments.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Very busy, time really flew by, there was never really a moment where I didn't have something to do.

10/10

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

Lots of responsibility from day 1, they almost give you too much responsibility in order to see how you react, which although daunting at the start, is really rewarding when you get into it!

10/10

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

The job itself isn't necessarily relevant to what I am studying, but in terms of development for future careers, incredibly useful and helpful.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Great, every friday there were free drinks, the office itself is super nice and every month there was a team event which was always great fun.

10/10

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

Very well organised, lots of check ups and development events to see what everyone was getting up to on a day to day basis.

10/10

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

Lots of training, full week at the start and then regularly training for the first few months followed by top up sessions.

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Financial Bonus
  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Healthcare from home
  • Healthcare/Dental
10/10

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

Really good, structured in a way for you to progress quickly.

10/10

Social

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

Yes very good, would regularly go to drinks on a weekly basis.

10/10

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

It's in the city, so very expensive, but not unlivable.

5/10

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

Very good.

5/10

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

Yes.

5/10