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    (Original post by blksheep)
    Yes sure, could you outline the characteristics of someone who is considered the "Goldman fit".
    no clue
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    (Original post by blksheep)
    Yes sure, could you outline the characteristics of someone who is considered the "Goldman fit".
    - extremely 'collaborative' (teamwork is huge at GS)
    - not afraid of stepping up and getting rinsed, a clear leader
    - fiercely competitive towards everyone outside of the 'firm' but collaborative towards those within the firm
    - almost a bit of a nonchalance vibe to them, evidence of humility and non-boastfulness
    - thoroughly committed towards clients
    - high performance (bottom 10% of GS in some divisions get fired every year)




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    (Original post by bobb99998)
    why do they say opened like 15/25 aug tho?
    No idea, but on their portal it's not up yet.

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    Read "Goldman Sachs: The Culture of Sucess" it's a good read.
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    Which ones have people applied to? Seems like a lot haven't opened yet :/
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    (Original post by The Clockwork Apple)
    Can't stress the 'don't apply to GS until late as applications are non-rolling'
    Got into 2 finance related roles literally 2 weeks after applying and completely changed the format of my CV to a much better one.
    If you're referring to getting some sort of role in a university club, I wouldn't worry too much about leaving that out. It does not carry much value. Most uni clubs are utter ********.

    The CV format, however, is an important one! If you have just followed a standard template given by M&I or WSO you should be fine imo and have some result oriented bullet points.
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    (Original post by RWiz)
    Read "Goldman Sachs: The Culture of Sucess" it's a good read.
    same
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    so the ones that are open right now are:
    Goldman
    JPMorgan
    Credit Suisse
    any others?
    ICAP?
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    (Original post by bobb99998)
    so the ones that are open right now are:
    Goldman
    JPMorgan
    Credit Suisse
    any others?
    ICAP?
    HSBC, Nomura, BR, UBS

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    HSBC, Nomura, BR, UBS

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    Where do you happy for nomura - do you have the link for the portal?
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    (Original post by bobb99998)
    Where do you happy for nomura - do you have the link for the portal?
    Google Nomura careers europe --> students --> scroll down and press apply --> tweak the search for the insight programmes

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    DB is now open

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    Guys, I'm currently going to enter my first year as an undergrad degree on a 4 year sandwhich degree. But I'm pretty sure that I want to transfer after my first year to another uni onto a three yr course (so I'll be joining second year of a three year degree at this uni)..

    Pretty much all of these banks state that if you're on a 4 year course then you apply in your second year. But I'm planning on transferring so I won't be eligible to do it at the other uni cause I'll be on a 3 year course.. I hope I'm making sense rn
    But yh I'm stuck as to what I do??
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    (Original post by queenofdarkness)
    Guys, I'm currently going to enter my first year as an undergrad degree on a 4 year sandwhich degree. But I'm pretty sure that I want to transfer after my first year to another uni onto a three yr course (so I'll be joining second year of a three year degree at this uni)..

    Pretty much all of these banks state that if you're on a 4 year course then you apply in your second year. But I'm planning on transferring so I won't be eligible to do it at the other uni cause I'll be on a 3 year course.. I hope I'm making sense rn
    But yh I'm stuck as to what I do??
    The sandwich course is optional anyway, so if you want to apply this year - apply.

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    What is BR?
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    HSBC, Nomura, BR, UBS

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    What is BR
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    (Original post by flairs)
    What is BR
    blackrock

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    can you apply for the barclays / hsbc summer as well as spring? Not sure if this was answered
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    (Original post by tazza ma razza)
    can you apply for the barclays / hsbc summer as well as spring? Not sure if this was answered
    hsbc has a first yr summer you apply to, as does bny mellon

    barclays is only if you're a member of SEO and get picked for, do and excel at their spring week. normally 5-10 or so folks picked for the first yr scheme.


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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Google Nomura careers europe --> students --> scroll down and press apply --> tweak the search for the insight programmes

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    https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engin...sting_code=318

    yes?

    you say tweak the search for insight programs which options did you press I can only see intern NOT insight
 
 
 
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