Current students of any degree discipline and graduate in 2023 or 2024
About Goldman Sachs
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial institution that delivers a broad range of financial services across investment banking, securities, investment management and consumer banking to a large and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals.
Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.
Goldman Sachs’ mission is to advance sustainable economic growth and financial opportunity across the globe. Drawing upon over 150 years of experience working with the world’s leading businesses, entrepreneurs, and institutions, we mobilize our people and resources to advance the success of our clients, broaden individual prosperity and accelerate economic progress for all.
About the Internship
This is a ten-week program designed to fully immerse you in the day-to-day activities of one of our divisions.
Orientation and Training
The program starts with an orientation where you’ll learn about our 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.
Your Day to Day
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 our industry. Successful Summer Associates may be invited back to join our New Associate program in a full time position.
About the Legal Division
The advice and counsel we provide to all areas of the firm is critical to maintaining our commitments to our clients, regulators, and shareholders and to promoting our culture of excellence and integrity. Our goal is to provide legal advice that protects the firm’s financial well-being and reputation and assists our various businesses in evaluating the risks associated with completing transactions and other activities.
How they're organised
Business Intelligence Group - Business Intelligence Group provides research and due diligence focused on legal, regulatory, financial and reputational risk to the firm’s businesses and committees globally.
Consumer and Investment Management - Consumer and Investment Management provides legal, regulatory, reputational and transactional advice to our Digital Finance, Private Wealth Management and Goldman Sachs Asset Management teams.
Employment Law Group - Employment Law Group provides legal advice and counsel to the firm; ensures compliance with employee-related regulatory requirements; develops internal policies; conducts training sessions; and supports initiatives that impact the firm’s employee and contingent worker populations.
Finance and Corporate Governance Legal - Finance and Corporate Governance Legal oversees the firm’s corporate governance matters; oversees firm practices regarding reputational risk management and internal firm committee structure; and provides legal support to the Office of Government Affairs and the firm’s charitable initiatives and corporate engagement programs. The team also provides legal support to The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. in connection with regulatory matters and disclosures and with respect to corporate, treasury, real estate, subsidiary governance and other related matters worldwide.
Corporate Real Estate Legal - Corporate Real Estate Legal (CREL) manages all legal risks associated with the firm’s 14 million square foot global portfolio of owned, self-developed and leased properties utilized in 35 countries.
Global Investment Research Legal - Global Investment Research Legal provides legal, regulatory, and reputational advice to our Global Investment Research business.
Investment Banking Division Legal - Investment Banking Division Legal supports the Investment Banking Division by providing legal, policy, reputational, and commercial advice and transactional expertise on all aspects of the Investment Banking business to protect the firm and ensure high-quality, value-added execution of transactions.
Global Bank Regulatory Legal - Global Bank Regulatory Legal supports the firm globally from a U.S. bank regulatory perspective and oversees day-to-day legal matters related to Goldman Sachs Bank USA.
Litigation and Regulatory Proceeding Group - Litigation and Regulatory Proceeding Group oversees and manages litigation, arbitration, regulatory and law enforcement proceedings and other disputes that involve Goldman Sachs, its affiliates or their employees; conducts internal investigations on matters affecting all areas of the firm; and generally advises the firm’s businesses on legal and regulatory risks.
Merchant Banking Division Legal - Merchant Banking Division Legal provides legal, regulatory, reputational and transactional advice to our Merchant Banking business and also supports certain other principal investing groups across the firm.
Realty Management Division Legal - Realty Management Division Legal provides advice and support to the Realty Management Division, as well as several of the firm’s investing divisions, with respect to the acquisition, financing, asset management and disposition of a wide range of investments related to real estate.
Securities Legal - Securities Legal provides legal, regulatory, reputational and transactional advice to our derivatives, equity, fixed income, currencies, commodities, prime services and securities financing businesses in the Securities Division.
Technology, Intellectual Property & Contracts - Technology, Intellectual Property & Contracts provides strategic leadership, counseling and contract execution activities for internal clients on large-scale, complex technology and business process outsourcing.
What they look for
We hire analysts, legal business services (LBS) professionals/paralegals and assistants. Our analyst program welcomes people from a variety of academic backgrounds and personal interests. Ideally, you should be interested in legal issues and the interaction of finance and the law, but a background in law and/or finance is not a prerequisite.
For our experienced hires, we generally do not hire directly from law schools, but instead hire attorneys who have experience in private practice. Our legal business services (LBS) professionals / paralegals are sourced from experienced paralegals and we hire experienced assistants.
How to Apply
Please note - YOU MUST ONLY SUBMIT ONE APPLICATION FORM TO GOLDMAN SACHS. You can indicate two division choices on the same application form, there is no need to complete multiple application forms. 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.
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