Spring Intern at Goldman Sachs Group

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Duration
Virtual Experience
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
Less than £ 10,000
Roles
Banking - Investment Banking/Finance

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9.4/10

The Role
10.0
Organisation
8.2

Socialising

10.0

About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the virtual experience?

It was genuinely enjoyable and very enriching, and I would recommend anyone interested in banking and its different functions to apply for the programme.

10/10

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2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?

A lot of time and effort was invested in every intern, which was truly impressive and made me feel how much the company values its employees - even at the very early stages - and their development.

10/10

3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the virtual experience?

There was a lot of guidance at every stage of the experience, including communication with the HRs, buddy initiative, and numerous interactive panels.

10/10

4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

The panels and presentations allowed me to deepen my knowledge regarding the industry and boosted my confidence in that this is the realm where I want to keep building up my career. In addition, the individual project allowed me to gain a better understanding of the division I selected and of the global markets.

10/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the virtual experience?

The programme was very enriching and well-structured. It represented a perfect balance between interactive sessions, panels, learning and working on the project, as well as the ability to ask questions and receive feedback.

10/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your virtual experience?

The atmosphere was genuinely inclusive, supportive, and encouraging. I found the experience very inspiring and empowering.

10/10

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7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

The firm invested an impressive amount of time and resources into adjusting to the new conditions and setting up this exciting programme.

10/10

8. To what extent did the virtual experience help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?

Yes, definitely, especially through the devision specific panel and communication with the buddy.

10/10

9. How much did the virtual experience help you in understanding the company culture?

The experience was truly reflective of the inclusive, inspiring, and encouraging culture of the firm.

10/10

10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?

The content was very valuable, as it not only provided me with a deeper understanding of the role I was interested in, but also reflected the spirit and culture of working within the industry, and the firm specifically.

10/10

Other Information

11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?

All the interns very paid a specified amount after the internship.

12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?

Yes, through the panels, interactive sessions, communication with buddy, and also the opportunities to reach/be referred to some employees working in the divisions of interest.

10/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

They were very well organised allowing for meaningful interactions despite the virtual format.

10/10

14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?

Yes, these were discussed during different session, and it was emphasised that employees are strongly encouraged to join these to build a sense of community.

10/10

15. Would you recommend this virtual experience to a friend?

Definitely! I would recommend anyone with a genuine interest in banking to apply for the programme.

10/10

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