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Goldman Sachs EmployAbility Summer Analyst Internship 2015, Global Investment Research

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Start Date

June 2015




10 weeks


Students and graduates of any degree discipline




Midnight, Sunday 7th December 2014

EmployAbility is delighted to be working with Goldman Sachs to offer disabled students and graduates the opportunity to apply for the Goldman Sachs Summer Analyst Internship programme.

About Goldman Sachs

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals.

About the Summer Analyst Internship Programme

This is a ten-week programme designed to fully immerse you in the day-today activities of one of Goldman Sachs' divisions. The program starts with a firmwide orientation where you’ll learn about their culture, as well as the benefits and responsibilities of being a member of Goldman Sachs. You will also receive division-specific training designed to help you succeed in your division.

After training, you will receive real responsibilities to give you a sense of what you would be doing, day to day, as a full-time Goldman Sachs employee. Along with fellow interns, you will work alongside leaders within the industry. Successful Summer Analysts may be invited back to join the New Analyst program in a full time position.

About the Global Investment Research Division

Global Investment Research delivers client-focused research in the equity, fixed income, currency and commodities markets.

GIR analysts help the firm’s investing clients achieve superior returns through differentiated investment insights and ideas. Their clients include mutual funds, hedge funds, and pension funds, among others.

Global Investment Research is organized into five groups:

  • Equity Research analysts analyze macro, sector and company fundamentals to identify investment opportunities for the stocks we cover globally.
  • Credit Research analysts make investment recommendations for the corporate debt and credit derivatives of issuers in various industry sectors.
  • Economics Research analysts formulate macroeconomic forecasts for economic activity, foreign exchange rates and interest rates.
  • Portfolio and Strategy Research analysts formulate equity market views, forecasts and recommendations on both asset and industry sector allocations for every major market. .
  • Commodities Research analysts analyze macro fundamentals to formulate forecasts for commodities in six main areas: Oil, Gas, Base Metals, Precious Metals, and Agriculture.

The Global Markets Institute is the public policy arm of Goldman Sachs, providing research and high-level advisory services to policymakers, regulators and investors around the world.

Research analysts at Goldman Sachs are intellectually curious, creative and analytical. In addition to being passionate about the markets and interested in the research process, analysts typically possess excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Summer interns are placed into equity, credit, economics, commodities and strategy research teams, where they focus on project work and the day-to-day tasks of a research team. They work closely with their teams and broader business units and gain exposure to all aspects of a research analyst’s role. A typical day could include working on financial models , conducting research on and writing portions of thematic pieces, analyzing market trends and attending conferences.

Other Divisions

Goldman Sachs is offering Summer Analyst Internships across a variety of divisions. These are:

The Technology Division also offers a Work Placement Programme which lasts for 6 months or one year.

How to Apply

Candidates apply through EmployAbility but each applicant is assessed against Goldman Sachs’ core competencies and selected through the Goldman Sachs recruitment process. Successful candidates are hired directly into the appropriate Goldman Sachs Programme and participate in every aspect of it.

If you have any extenuating circumstances or require further information about the Internship programme, please contact Justin Penney on +44 (0)7776 090 508 or Rebecca Williams on +44 7766 363 666 or email info@employ-ability.org.uk

This programme is now closed for applications.

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