• Sharebar

I know, all the vs threads...

I have brought my choices down to deciding between Goldman Sachs and Monitor Group for the summer. Obviously the bigger question here is banking vs consulting.

In the long run, I would like to get into the development space, ideally in Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

For Goldman, its IBD in a top group. I know people from GS who have gone on to work for the World Bank and what not.
Monitor is based out of Dubai. Their work is done mainly in Saudi Arabia and also in North Africa, but a lot of projects for governments.

The WSO Advantage - Investment Banking

Financial Modeling Training

IB Templates, M&A, LBO, Valuation + Learn More.

IB Interview Prep Pack

30,000+ sold & REAL questions Learn More.

Find Your Perfect IB Mentor

Realistic IB Mock Interviews. Learn More.

Comments (7)

  • LeggoMyGekko's picture

    even though there's a formal group selection, i know a lot of kids in GS SA program who are know informally which group they're in because interviewers rush to have them on their desks.

  • hardbanker's picture

    GS. It's Tier 1 IB vs Tier 2 Consulting. Always go with Tier 1 for summer. You can switch for FT from one Tier 1 to another if you're a strong candidate.

  • DevelopmentMonkey's picture

    Thanks guys, I think I will be going with GS.

    And yeah, my interviewers basically put me into their group.

  • hardbanker's picture

    To unlock this content for free, please login / register below.

    Connecting helps us build a vibrant community. We'll never share your info without your permission. Sign up with email or if you are already a member, login here Bonus: Also get 6 free financial modeling lessons for free ($200+ value) when you register!

What's Your Opinion? Comment below:

Login or register to get credit (collect bananas).
All anonymous comments are unpublished until reviewed. No links or promotional material will be allowed. Most comments are published within 24 hours.
WallStreet Prep Master Financial Modeling