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Summer Associate, Professional Development

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The Company:

AlphaSights is a global leader in knowledge search. Founded in 2008, we have established ourselves as a go-to knowledge partner for decision-makers across private equity, asset management, consultancy and corporate strategy, helping them access the highly specific industry expertise they need to make better decisions, faster. AlphaSights is growing fast and, with three new offices opened in the last year alone, offers unrivalled impact opportunity and career progression.

The Role:

AlphaSights is looking for an ambitious and thoughtful individual to join the Professional Development team. Professional Development at AlphaSights provides opportunities for our employees to continuously grow their skills and, ultimately, to achieve their personal and professional goals. We are committed to supporting the learning and development of AlphaSights' most valuable resource: its people. You will work with the Professional Development team to improve current programs for AlphaSights team members. A successful candidate will be excited about doing whatever it takes to support and enable coworkers to unlock their full potential.

The Mission of the Professional Development Team:

  • Cultivating our workforce's commercial, interpersonal, and leadership skills
  • Facilitating the goal setting and performance management process
  • Bolstering AlphaSights' organizational effectiveness by increasing employees’ abilities to maximize performance
  • Improving the quality of work life and job satisfaction for employees

Core Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Professional Development team to ensure a seamless onboarding experience for our summer joiners (AlphaCamp)
  • Execute the AlphaSights summer internship program, including the internship review process, team assignments, and events such as lunch and learns and internship events
  • Focus on making the learner experience as seamless as possible by extensively preparing for Professional Development programs:
    • Enroll team members in training programs and disseminate agendas, pre-readings, assessments, and other materials to participants
    • Collaborate with trainers and presenters to prepare their course materials
  • Constantly improve and innovate Professional Development programming by soliciting feedback from participants, measuring learning outcomes, researching industry best practices, and endeavoring to make sessions as interactive and engaging as possible
  • Build relationships throughout the organization
  • Manage internal communications related to Professional Development
  • Collaborate closely with the recruiting team and the talent marketing team to present a seamless talent narrative for candidates and employees

What We Look For:

  • Internship Dates: 8 June 2020 - 21 August 2020
  • Enrolled in an Undergraduate program in a people-related field (I/O Psychology, HR, Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, or similar)
  • Previous work experience in a people-related function preferred
  • Fluency in English (Chinese are also a plus)
  • To be successful in this role, you should display:
    • Career maturity and alignment – clarity of direction, commitment to getting there and awareness of how Professional Development at AlphaSights fits with your journey
    • Innate personal confidence – ability to thrive in a dynamic environment
    • Rigorous attention to detail – ability to execute on numerous workstreams within the same timeframe
    • People-oriented, emotionally intelligent team player – ability to de-escalate situations patiently and calmly, yet quickly and effectively
    • Excellent professionalism – understanding of the confidentiality and discretion necessary to work in Professional Development
Closed 7 months ago
Closed 7 months ago
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Banking and Finance, Business and Commerce,

  • Locations:

    Hong Kong

  • Closing Date:29th Mar 2020, 3:59 pm


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