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Hi

at which universities does goldman sachs recruit? or can you come in from any university? have seen in st gallen will be discontinued ....

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If you do not come from one of the so-called "Target Universities", you still have a chance. However, it would then be very helpful to do an internship at GS beforehand.

But don't expect too much ... Depending on the business area, boring standard tasks await you, but you are asked to pretend it is the greatest and best thing you have ever done in your life.

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Make it easy for yourself and go to a target university. They come to campus and recruit directly.

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The main targets in Germany are WHU, ebs and the University of Frankfurt and in Switzerland St. Gallen. I'm not sure about Mannheim ...
You can come in from all universities, but if you come from these universities, it makes life a lot easier for you. The question of whether you really want to work for GS is a completely different one ;-)

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Why? Have you already worked for them and can you share some experiences?

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At the LMU, GS is also still active, so:

Frankfurt, Munich, Mannheim, EBS, WHU

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Yes, internship.

A lot of Tamm-Tamm in the selection and interview, the activity was ultimately very marketing-heavy, then now and then a telephone hotline for annoyed customers with questions about derivatives (mostly customers who were not satisfied with the performance of the product they bought) and a lot of database cleanup .

Both the industry and the company have completely disenchanted themselves with the Raktikum.

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and how do you get an internship at GS?
if you look at internships at mannheim or cologne there is nothing great I mean how do you get there ... or rather, get in there?

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Let's put it this way: I know the industry very well ... and I know a lot of business administration students who utter the name GS with shining eyes (the same applies to the big names in the consulting industry, by the way) and none at all Have an idea of ​​the corporate culture, the enormous (and I mean really enormous) workload and the incredible pressure that one is exposed to. Don't get us wrong: Goldman is a great company with outstanding employees - but due to its specifics, this company and this industry are only right for very few people - and are those who dream of big money and the great life of bankers most of the time not ... please don't take angry, but against this background I would simply never align my studies with a career at GS (or at ML, MS, JP in IB or McK, BCG in consulting), because the chances that this is not right for you is just extremely big. Find a place to study at a good university where you also feel comfortable (the aforementioned St. Gallen, WHU, ebs are already very good addresses) and let it come to you. When you are ready, you MUST do an internship in the IB industry - not so that you have better job opportunities, but so that you can find out for yourself personally whether you are suitable and then make a decision on this basis.

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Two weeks ago I was at a small and nice recruiting event from Goldman. That is true about the Target universities and also that other universities offer opportunities. But you have to see that Goldman Germany only hires around 20 people a year in all areas combined. In London a slightly larger number. So the competition is pretty tough. Internships are the be-all and end-all in the industry.

For Goldman, you have to be a certain type to work there. The environment is very competitive, you feel like you are the best company in the world and the application process is not 08-15 either. In any case, it tops the process of the large UBs in terms of the number of job interviews. So you can definitely say that it is not a normal position to work there. Especially against the background of expectations of oneself, colleagues, working hours and salary. Of course, all of this is also cleverly pushed. Everyone has to know for themselves whether it is worthwhile to work there. In M&A it is very unusual to have a boyfriend in the first few years, which says a lot.

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sorry, but if you can't even form the plural of internship without an accident, you're not in the right hands with the creme de la creme (or at least those who believe that it is).

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Here is a tender from Goldman:

http://www.finance.uni-frankfurt.de/extern/downpub/5602.pdf

How do you get internships? Applying would be a measure, right?

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If you want to join Goldman, try this program:

http://www.globalleadersprogram.com/

You can network at an early stage. But only from certain universities.

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Help ... way too many chatters at work!
Getting into IB is not that difficult at all.
Of course, it looks difficult with M&A ...

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Most people at m & a hire (who all disappear before the horror) they have to be sure that there are still some left over

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Getting into IB is actually not difficult (not even getting into M&A - everything is always under the premise that the economy does not smear), getting to Goldman Sachs is very difficult!

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Then put the things right that were said wrongly, THAT would be helpful.

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only possible from one university in germany: university frankfurt.

Lounge guest wrote:

Anyone who wants to become Goldman should try this program too
come:

http://www.globalleadersprogram.com/

You can network at an early stage. But only goes by
certain universities.

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Anyone who claims there are ONLY super great demanding jobs at Goldman and ONLY the greatest high-flyers work there, has certainly not spent a single second of his life in the store.

Sure, there are great jobs and great people and even high-flyers at Goldman, but otherwise you will also find a lot of normal people there. During my internship there I even met a BA graduate who had been working there for a few years, he was really not elite ...

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hey how did you get your internship and what was the admission process like ...?
Of course, GS isn't always the best, but I'm also interested in how he started this thread. That doesn't mean that you plan your whole life for the job, we are curious because you hear so much about it ... I would be happy to hear from you

greeting
Tom

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Of course there are also operations ets (just like there are "little monkeys" at McK), but in my experience the professionals (but only know 4) are all quite ambitious.

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The managerial phrase: "You will never be fired, if u hire a Goldman" has to come from somewhere.

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