Description

proSapient is a rapidly growing Primary Research platform that was founded three years ago. Our goal is to revolutionize how consultants and investors access critical knowledge and help them make better-informed investment decisions. If Bloomberg is a platform that allows you to find and consume data, proSapient is the platform that allows you to create it!

Through the proSapient platform, you can interact with experts across the globe, via phone calls, meetings, and surveys. Our dedicated analyst team supported by our AI-driven platform can rapidly canvas the world for those special people who can provide significant insights to client’s research projects. Once those calls are complete, clients can continue the conversation via instant messaging or collect the insights and share them within their organization creating a powerful knowledge library over time.Due to continued growth and thinking ahead to our future strategies and plans, we are pleased to launch our Summer Internship Scheme 2021. Based in Raleigh, NC, this is a 10-week program created specifically for students currently between University or College years who would like the opportunity to experience a fast-paced, progressive organization and insight into a wide range of industries.

As part of this internship, your role will include:

  • Receiving and understanding client briefs, covering preliminary research into specific industries, markets, and geographies
  • Sourcing Experts on a global scale, utilizing our AI Platform as a key source to identify potential matches for client briefs
  • Reaching out to new Experts, screening suitability for specific projects and client briefs
  • Updating our core Platform – managing Expert profiles and ensuring accurate, valid, and current information is stored

The transferable skills you can expect to develop & takeaway with you are:

  • Prioritization
  • Working with purpose and urgency
  • Resilience
  • Adaptability
  • Collegial & Relationship building skills
  • Team-working
  • Research Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Business acumen
  • Broad commercial insights

Requirements

As a commitment to being a Diverse & Inclusive Employer, we are not looking to see CVs or Resumes to apply for this scheme. We think it’s important to hear about you in your own words, regardless of your background, experience or previous endeavors. Instead, we would love for you to paint a narrative of yourself, using the below questions to do so.

  • Tell us a story that either personally or professionally paints a picture of you?
  • Tell us more about your degree/major/ current studies – why have you chosen that path?
  • What do you feel are your three biggest strengths – and why?
  • Describe a situation where your judgment proved to be an invaluable contribution to the team?
  • What do you do when your schedule or plan is interrupted? Give an example of how you handle this?
  • Give an example of how you set goals, and how you achieve them?
  • Tell me about your resilience – so somewhere in the past where you have come across a specific challenge/ problem/ obstacle, and what you did to overcome that?
  • What three skills are you looking to develop during your time with proSapient? Or what experiences are you hoping to gain?
  • Why do you want to intern at proSapient? What is it about our company that intrigues you?

This is a fantastic opportunity for a hard-working, resilient, and creative individual to gain a solid understanding of how a successful start-up works – whilst working alongside a fantastic team! If this sounds like you, please complete the above questions via Workable by no later than Monday the 8th of March at Midday to be considered.

Please note, the Assessment Day for this internship will be on Thursday 18th March, via Zoom. If you are selected for an interview, you will need to ensure you are available for the full day to participate in the assessment portion.

Likewise, the internship dates are Monday 7th June to Friday 6th August inclusive, and you will need to be available & free to work full time throughout this period. This is a full-time, paid internship.

This is a really great opportunity to gain experience with one of the most successful high-growth start-ups in the expert network sector! If this sounds like you, then please apply below!

Benefits

  • Exposure working in an innovative and industry-leading startup
  • Exposure to multiple departments & business units within a start-up, to understand a variety of professions & how they work together
  • Exposure to working in an office/ corporate role
  • Exposure with senior-level business leaders, decision-makers, and C-Suite from a variety of industries across the globe
  • This is a full time, paid internship scheme.

At proSapient, we are an equal opportunity employer. As such, we offer equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and other protected class characteristics. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.