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Goldman Sachs EmployAbility Work Placement Programme: Technology Division

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Start Date

June 2015




6 months or 1 year


Students and graduates from Computer Science, IT, Maths, Physics or Engineering




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 Work Placement 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.

Who Can Apply

Applications are welcomed from students and graduates from Computer Science, IT, Maths, Physics or Engineering.

If you have any extenuating circumstances that affected your grades, 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

About the Work Placement Programme

The Work Placement Programme runs for either a 6 or 12 month period and is located in London. As a Work Placement student you are assigned to a specific team within the Technology division and will work on a wide variety of technical and business projects. Given that you are with Goldman Sachs for a longer period of time you will have the opportunity to further increase your responsibility and build strong networks.

The Work Placement Programme provides a broad based social and professional development programme. Like all others joining the firm, you will participate in a firmwide orientation session that will introduce you to the firm’s culture and business principles as well as provide you with the opportunity to network with peers from across the firm. The large part of your technical training will be acquired from the projects undertaken in your specifically assigned team. However, you will also be provided with some additional technical training courses in the early stages to complement this. During the course of your time with Goldman Sachs you will also benefit from other support and development mechanisms that they have in place, which include a structured 360° review process and a formal mentor and buddy programme.

About the Technology Division

The Technology Divison envisions, builds and deploys industry-leading innovations that drive Goldman Sachs' business and extend boundaries.

“Technology is a core part of Goldman Sachs’ product offering and client experience. Our ability to respond quickly and effectively to address our clients’ needs with customized systems, products and services helps differentiate the firm.”
- Lloyd Blankfein, Chairman & CEO

Each area within Technology is aligned to one of the firm's major lines of business, and we partner with them to provide technical solutions for their differing business needs.

Our Technology teams are aligned to Asset Management, Equity Trading, Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities, Global Derivatives, Firmwide Systems, Global Sales, Global Securities, Investment and Merchant Banking, Investment Research, Operations, Private Wealth Management and Technology Infrastructure. Continue down the page to learn more about our businesses.

The division's ability to optimize the way they work as individuals, as teams and as a global organization flows from four sources:

  • ambition and commitment to innovation

  • a close working relationships with each other and with their

  • team-oriented approach

  • ability to work on a global scale with colleagues from
    around the world

Technologists at Goldman Sachs are ambitious, innovative and committed to client service and, by working in close partnership with both internal and external clients, exemplify the collaborative, team-driven environment that is the hallmark of Goldman Sachs culture.

If you want to work in the Technology division you should possess strong technical and analytical skills, be self-motivated, passionate about technology and be a good team player with solid communication skills.

The Technology Divison also offers a Summer Analyst Internship position.

Other positions at Goldman Sachs

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

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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I have just received an offer to join J.P. Morgan Asset Management as a Summer Analyst next summer and I really want to thank all of you at EmployAbility for all the invaluable help you have provided me throughout the process.

JB - Finance Summer Analyst 2018

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