Goldman Sachs Analyst Reviews

Updated Aug 9, 2020

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Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David M. Solomon (no image)
David M. Solomon
231 Ratings
  1. "Great Experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Investment Banking Summer Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs for less than a year

    Pros

    Lots of exposure to top deals / transactions. Learned a lot in only 10 weeks.

    Cons

    Long hours. Definitely more hierarchy than they claim but GS people are among the best you can ask for in banking

  2. "Investment Banking Analyst"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Good Pay , Many Bonuses , Friendly Work Environment

    Cons

    Very Stressful , Long work hours


  3. "Hard Work"

    4.0
    Former Intern - Investment Banking Analyst 

    I worked at Goldman Sachs for less than a year

    Pros

    Good opportunities for those willing to put in the time

    Cons

    Long hours possibly not worth it if you don't want to stay in IB

  4. "analyst wage"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    top tier pay at times at the time

    Cons

    short-lived hours are long at times

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  5. "Analyst"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good hours Well paid Good outlook Fantastic food New building

    Cons

    Bad lifestyle A lot of alcohol to cope.

  6. "Good brand name / platform to start your career in"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Decent pay in investment banking (although lower than other competitors) at the junior level - Good learning experience

    Cons

    - Long work hours - More politically correct than other banks

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Analyst"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs

    Pros

    good pay and career opportunity

    Cons

    employees can be a bit entitled

  8. "Analyst/Associate"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Securities Analyst 
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Senior management approachable, great working environment, less politics !!

    Cons

    No work life balance, expect to work anywhere b/w 11-13 hrs a day.

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent Learning Experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Technology Summer Analyst in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs for less than a year

    Pros

    Flawless virtual onboarding Interns treated equally to full time employees Extremely supportive mentorship Team building activities - brilliant company culture Excellent exposure to financial domain for technology interns

    Cons

    International calls might be after office hours - most of the time not so.

  10. "Summer Analyst at GS"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Investment Banking Summer Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work environment, very friendly

    Cons

    no cons in particular. Long hours

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