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Employer Information

  • Application deadline: Goldman Sachs stops receiving applications in October.
  • Starting salaries: Competitive
  • Regions: London
  • Industries: Finance
  • Website: http://www2.goldmansachs.com/
  • Email: N/A
  • Telephone: 0207 774 1000
  • Address: Various London offices. See here for addresses.

What is Goldman Sachs?

Goldman Sachs is a leading global financial services company that aims to provide its clients with expert services and advice in investment banking, investment management and securities. It serves a wide range of financial institutions, governments and corporations around the world. Founded in 1869, Goldman Sachs has consistently delivered excellent financial services, and continues to today from it's main headquarters in Tokyo, and other financial centres around the world.

What roles are available at Goldman Sachs?


Application process for Goldman Sachs.

Online applications.

Entry requirements and type of person suited for Goldman Sachs.

A degree in law or finance is not essential to join Goldman Sachs. What they are looking for is ambitious, intelligent graduates, with good analytical, team work and leadership skills. Personal integrity is also a vital characteristic as Goldman Sachs prides itself on its global reputation and graduates must uphold that ethos. A second language would be beneficial for applicants.

Future prospects and training at Goldman Sachs.

Goldman Sachs operates on the principle that its people are the most important aspect of their business. For this reason, Goldman Sachs is dedicated to offering its employees ongoing development at all stages. Graduates will, after induction, gain first hand job experience and knowledge of the business directly in placements with real responsibilities. A mentoring system is in place to aid graduates where necessary. Goldman Sachs believes its promotion opportunities come around faster than at other companies due to the quality of its graduates and training programmes, an attractive prospect for graduates in today's unsettling economic climate.

Other comments about Goldman Sachs.


If you have applied to Goldman Sachs, we would like you to hear from you. Please use the following form to detail your experiences of application, to aid those interested in following a similar career path.

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What is it like working for Goldman Sachs?

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Where do you see yourself in 5 years time?

Finally, any advice you would give to potential applicants?

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