Goldman Sachs Summer Internship Program

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4.3 of 5 stars Overall Intern Rating (361 Intern Reviews)

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4.9 of 5 stars
Date: 2013

They give you the tools but what you put in is what you get out.


Uppers

The people and atmosphere at Goldman Sachs was incredible. As an intern, I was treated very well.


Downers

What I did on a daily basis was very dull some days.


Advice to Potential Interns

Be prepared to sit for 10+ hours a day at a desk and work in Excel continually.


Advice to Management

You are doing an excellent job. Some of the learning series could have been shorter though, so much of what top officials have to say are far over the summer analyst head and therefore a waste of time when the speaker goes for a full hour.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars
Date: 2013

Significant responsibility


Uppers

I was provided with a great deal of responsibility and was able to learn quite a bit about real estate and investing.


Downers

At times, it can be difficult to prioritize the amount of work at hand; however by discussing conflicts or worries with team members, I was always able to complete my work.


Advice to Potential Interns

This has been a once in a lifetime opportunity.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars
Date: 2013

Structured, Exciting Internship, Getting Students Excited to Finish College!


Uppers

Very structured program, many lectures and educational opportunities. Very helpful co-workers from whom interns were able to learn a lot. Very purposeful/meaningful project.


Downers

That Technology interns did not interact with strictly finance interns as much as I had expected.


Advice to Potential Interns

Great place for career growth, amzing culture/environment to work and develop a career in the presence of such amazing role models.


Advice to Management

Develop a more concrete policy across the board for working overtime as an intern.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.8 of 5 stars
Date: 2013

You learn more in 10 weeks with the firm, than during an entire semester at school.


Uppers

Lots of new concepts to learn, involvement with all aspects of software development lifecycle.


Downers

Amount of hours worked.


Advice to Potential Interns

Be prepared to work hard and be mindful of that fact that technical skills are not the only skills that matter.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars
Date: 2013

Best Dream Internship


Uppers

The culture, firm, people, projects, work events, opportunities, and ability to move up the corporate ladder.


Downers

Nothing, the internship was a great experience.


Advice to Potential Interns

Do the best that you can at the interview and in the internship. Do more than what you are asked to do.


Advice to Management

Be paid more in terms of the housing stipend for people that resided outside of the NY/NJ area prior to starting the internship.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars
Date: 2013

Goldman Sachs Real Estate Financing


Uppers

The people i worked with


Downers

The unpredictability of hours


Advice to Potential Interns

Understand the commitment and be ready to put in the effort


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.8 of 5 stars
Date: 2013

It was a wonderful opportunity and I got to work on multiple projects which tested my multi-tasking abilities.


Uppers

Real world projects, diverse teams, awesome work culture, networking with learned professionals, social awareness programs.


Downers

None. Enjoyed every part of it.


Advice to Potential Interns

Be open to learning and enjoy the cross cultural work environment


Advice to Management

More trainings


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars
Date: 2013

Goldman Sachs - Giant in Investment Banking All Around


Uppers

Meeting intelligent people.


Downers

Getting up early.


Advice to Potential Interns

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Advice to Management

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Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.8 of 5 stars
Date: 2013

opportunity to solve real world problems in a team based environment


Uppers

-teamwork -pay -chance to meet other interns -networking -got a glance of the real world


Downers

-long hours


Advice to Potential Interns

be ready to work hard but will actually enjoy doing it


Advice to Management

have interns shadow the employees day-to-day work when in training


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5.0 of 5 stars
Date: 2013

Legal internship with intense responsibility


Uppers

responsibility, great people to work with


Downers

there was nothing that i did not like.


Advice to Potential Interns

Work effectively


Would You Recommend

Yes


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