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Company Profile - Goldman Sachs

Who are we?

Goldman Sachs is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm, providing a full range of investing, advisory, and financing services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base, which includes corporations, financial institutions, governments, and high-net-worth individuals.

Founded in 1869, it is one of the world's oldest investment banking firms and after more than a century as a private partnership, the firm became a public company in 1999. The Goldman Sachs Group, based in New York, has regional offices in London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Tokyo and other major financial centres, employing 20,000 people in 58 offices worldwide.

Career Opportunities

Opportunities Available Goldman Sachs operates through a number of specialised divisions and the career opportunities and challenges differ within these. The divisions are: Equities; Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (FICC); Global Investment Research (GIR); Human Capital Management (HCM); Investment Banking Division (IBD); Investment Management Division (IMD) and Operations, Technology and Finance (OT&F). The recruitment process aims to identify a "personal" fit between the individual and their chosen division and each division runs a specialised training programme that provides its graduates with the knowledge and tools that they will need to make an early contribution.

Training and Development

Goldman Sachs offers full time positions and summer internships to students who want to experience a job with real responsibility, outstanding training and the chance to learn from the best. The summer internship programmes run for 8-12 weeks across the business divisions.

What we look for

What we look for Goldman Sachs recruits the best graduates from a wide range of university courses and backgrounds. Academic discipline and understanding of finance are less important than the personal qualities an individual brings with them. It is intellect, personality and zest for life that the firm values the most.

Goldman Sachs ability to meet challenges and ensure the firm's success in the future depends on attracting and retaining the highest quality people and the firm takes an unusual effort to identify the best person for every job. It expects commitment, enthusiasm and drive from its employees but in return, offers unparalleled exposure, early responsibility, significant rewards and unlimited career opportunities.

What we offer

Competitive salary, plus discretionary annual bonus, healthcare, life- and long-term disability insurance, pension, gym, health centre, back-up childcare.

How to apply

Goldman Sachs International Peterborough Court
133 Fleet Street

Tel : 0207 552 3808

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