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4.3 of 5 stars (1,547 Ratings)

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Goldman Sachs Internship

3.0 of 5 stars

New York, NY | March 2017 | FORMER INTERN

Uppers

Great network
working with the smartest people and many people really want to mentor you

Downers

The culture is very cut throat and not very transparent. Many interns were told on the last week they were not going to get offers due to headcount, even though Goldman said all summer that they were on track

Comments

Study up on the culture. Goldman looks for culture fit candidate over 4.0 students.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Fantastic learning experience under smart people.

4.8 of 5 stars

New York, NY | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Coworkers are smart

Downers

Hours are long

Advice to Potential Interns

Study hard and learn concepts before internship

Would You Recommend

Yes

Great culture and unique learning opportunity.

4.8 of 5 stars

Miami, FL | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The people and the culture. Everyone at the firm, from the most senior to the least senior person, made themselves available to talk to us, give us advice and tell us about their stories.

Downers

The work life balance.

Advice to Potential Interns

The most important thing is having the right attitude. Show them you are excited about being there, because they are excited to have you there. Be proactive, and offer help whenever you an, even if the task should be performed by another role within your team.

Sample Interview Questions

Why you? Why Private Wealth Management? Why Goldman Sachs?

Would You Recommend

Yes

Engaging and memorable

4.9 of 5 stars

Jersey City, NJ | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The quality of assignments, the networking and the team culture.

Downers

It was too short.

Advice to Potential Interns

-Must show willingness and ability to work well as part of a team.
-Good culture, and great network
-Diverse set of technologies

Sample Interview Questions

-How do you detect an infinite loop in a linked list?

Would You Recommend

Yes

It was a window into the best possible outcome for my career journey

4.9 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Exposure to unique information and incredible professionals

Downers

It was too short

Advice to Potential Interns

Understand the role before you go through the recruitment process. Don't pursue this just because its Goldman Sachs. The only peers who did not enjoy the internship were those that came in with a distorted view of what the experience would be like.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Buyins

5.0 of 5 stars

Jersey City, NJ | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Networking with others

Downers

Work could have been more interesting

Advice to Potential Interns

More diversity of projects

Would You Recommend

Yes

Opportunity of a lifetime

5.0 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The people you meet and connections you make, alongside the personal growth and development

Downers

There was nothing

Advice to Potential Interns

Never underestimate the power of a good attitude

Advice to Management

No advice

Sample Interview Questions

Behavioral such as where you came from, why you are interested in this field, adversity you have faced, teamwork examples. Then market based questions such as the potential for fed hikes or overall macro economic picture

Would You Recommend

Yes

Best Way to Evaluate the Role surrounded very accomplished and helpful advisors

4.8 of 5 stars

Dallas, TX | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Building great relationships with the people in the Dallas office

Downers

Hours were manageable

Advice to Potential Interns

The internship in wealth management during the summer is a great way to evaluate and prepare yourself for the reality of the full time position.

Advice to Management

Keep up the level of feedback - was helpful and encouraging to have 3 feedback sessions throughout the summer

Would You Recommend

Yes

Working and enhancing my strength

5.0 of 5 stars

New York, NY | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Working with smart people

Downers

Not that much time to network and little benefits

Advice to Potential Interns

Know that you want to work in finance

Would You Recommend

Yes

Life will always give you lemons; Make that lemonade

4.9 of 5 stars

Salt Lake City, UT | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The continual proces of learning

Downers

GS is always seeking ways to have unanimous decisions, but at times it can seem frustrating for those involved

Advice to Potential Interns

Mentors galore

Advice to Management

Involvement of interns at every aspect.

Sample Interview Questions

How do you define risk? What instances have you been in situations where effective problem solving had to be involved?

Would You Recommend

Yes

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