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Learning and Development Summer Intern

Learning & Development Intern

The Company:
Leading professionals around the world often find themselves in situations where they don’t have the knowledge they need to confidently make decisions and move forward. That’s when they turn to AlphaSights. Our people bring commercial instincts, business acumen, and a whatever-it-takes mentality to every project to truly understand our clients’ unique questions and identify the precise experts who can offer valuable insights. With a better understanding of the world than they had before engaging AlphaSights, our clients accelerate their progress. They harness newfound insights and knowledge to identify, assess, and execute on opportunities ahead of the competition.

Founded in 2008, AlphaSights employs 500+ professionals in nine offices around the globe and regularly ranks as one of the fastest-growing companies in the world. For more information, visit

The Role:

AlphaSights is looking for an ambitious and thoughtful individual to join the Professional Development team (aka Learning & 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 build training and development 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
  • Strengthening AlphaSights' commercial effectiveness by increasing employees’ abilities
  • Improving the quality of work life and job satisfaction for employees
  • Accelerating employees’ careers

Core Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with the Professional Development team to design and implement training experiences for AlphaSights staff
  • Execute aspects of the AlphaSights summer internship program, including the intern onboarding program, internship review process, and events such as lunch and learns
  • Focus on making the learner experience as seamless as possible by extensively preparing for Professional Development programs:
  • Enroll team members in training programs and distribute 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: May 2020 - August 2020
  • Enrolled in a degree program in a talent-related field (I/O Psychology, HR, Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, or similar); Master’s program candidate preferred
  • Previous work experience in a talent-related function preferred 
  • Fluency in English required [Other languages preferred]
  • 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
  • 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 effectively