Goldman Sachs Interview Questions

1,516 total interview insight submissions

Interview Experience (94%)

The Interview Experience is a score from 1 star (very negative) to 5 stars (very positive) generated based on the Interview Insights at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. If you hover over the various sections of the donut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few interview insights). Simply put, as a company gets more reviews, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to its simple average and away from the average of the entire dataset.

3.7
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  • Very Positive
Interview Difficulty (97%)

The Interview Difficulty is a score ranging from very difficult (red) to very easy (green) generated based on the Interview Insights at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. The higher the number, the more difficult the interviews on average. If you hover over the various sections of the doughnut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few interview insights). Simply put, as a company gets more insights, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to its simple average and away from the average of the entire data set.

3.1
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% Interns - FT Offers (95%)

The % of Interns Getting a Full Time Offer chart is meant to provide a realistic estimate of the hiring practices of the company based on the reviews at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. If you hover over the various sections of the doughnut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few reviews). Simply put, as a company gets more reviews, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to the simple company average and away from the average of the entire data set.

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Interviews at Goldman Sachs

YearPositionLocationGroup/DivisionExperienceDifficulty
2023Summer AssociateLondonInvestment BankingNeutralAverage
2022Spring InternParisInvestment BankingNeutralEasy
2021analsytSalt Lake CityPrime BrokeragePositiveAverage
2021Intern AtlantaPrivate BankingPositiveAverage
2022InternNew YorkMergers and AcquisitionsNeutralDifficult
2021Summer AnalystNew yorkInvestment BankingNeutralAverage
2022PWM InternSan FranciscoPrivate Wealth ManagementPositiveEasy
2022AnalystMadridInvestment BankingNeutralAverage
2022Global Markets Summer Analyst InternshipLondonGlobal MarketsNeutralAverage
2021AnalystSalt Lake CityRiskPositiveAverage

Summer Associate Interview - Investment Banking

Anonymous interview candidate in London

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

2-3 months
Interviewed: January 2023

Application

1 on 1 Interview

Interview

Sent CV, got shortlisted for 1st round interview. Mostly technical (5 questions) and some fit (2 questions). Be ready to talk about 3 statement models, two different methods to calculate terminal value, talk about LBO models, why IB, why GS, why London.

Interview Questions

Based on your work and academic experiences, what difficulties are you expecting in the role you applied for?

Spring Intern Interview - Investment Banking

Anonymous employee in Paris

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

2-3 months
Interviewed: October 2022

Application

Presentation
Other

Interview

The Spring Week process consists in a CV submission with a Cover letter and answering some questions

Interview Questions

What is for you the three most important issues for financial services companies in the 5 next years ?

analsyt Interview - Prime Brokerage

Anonymous employee in Salt Lake City

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

Recruiter

Length of Process

2-3 months
Interviewed: May 2021

Application

Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview
Background Check

Interview

It was pretty easy, not a ton of details to disclose really. Straight forward and was given an opportunity to be in GMD.

Interview Questions

The first test was a personality test pretty much, I didn't think it was very cvhallenging.

Intern Interview - Private Banking

Anonymous employee in Atlanta

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: August 2021

Application

1 on 1 Interview
Personality Test

Interview

The process was highly efficient, using a Hirevue to screen all applicants first. A 'superday' was next, but it was virtual. I heard back within a week.

Interview Questions

Questions about the company (CEO, nam's of people in the actual office, any referrals)

Intern Interview - Mergers and Acquisitions

Anonymous employee in New York

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: January 2022

Application

Phone Interview

Interview

Attended two campus networking events and proceeded to a first round zoom interview conducted through on campus recruiting

Interview Questions

Tell me about yourself
Why Banking?
Why Goldman?
How would you conduct a DCF?
How would you conduct and LBO?
What is ARR?
Do you have any questions for me?

Summer Analyst Interview - Investment Banking

Anonymous interview candidate in New york

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: January 2021

Application

Phone Interview

Interview

Applied through school and got a phone call asked me some basic questions and received a email link to proceed

Interview Questions

Walk me through your resume

PWM Intern Interview - Private Wealth Management

Anonymous interview candidate in San Francisco

Outcome

Declined Offer

Interview Source

College / University / On Campus Recruiting

Length of Process

Less than 1 month
Interviewed: November 2022

Application

1 on 1 Interview

Interview

Was contacted for a superday after applying through the university. Had a virtual interview with 3 analysts. Each for 30 minutes.

Interview Questions

The most unexpected interview question that was asked was to teach the analyst something new and it could be anything. Does not have to be finance related

Analyst Interview - Investment Banking

Anonymous interview candidate in Madrid

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

1-2 months
Interviewed: November 2022

Application

1 on 1 Interview

Interview

I had 3 interviews on Zoom of about 30-40 minutes each. They were all Associates and asked me about why finance, why goldman, walk me thorugh the different valuation methods, walk me through an LBO Model.

Interview Questions

They gave me different details of a company that they were considering in investing and asked me what the value would be in 5 and 10 years with a certain growth rate, gains and losses.

Global Markets Summer Analyst Internship Interview - Global Markets

Anonymous interview candidate in London

Outcome

No Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

2-3 months
Interviewed: November 2022

Application

1 on 1 Interview

Interview

Application online + Hirevue + 3x30" 1 on 1 interview: basic questions like walk me through your cv, classic TMAT questions ... I had to talk about market news, a bit of technical questions about derivatives

Interview Questions

A question about dividends during covid period

Analyst Interview - Risk

Anonymous employee in Salt Lake City

Outcome

Accepted Offer

Interview Source

Applied Online

Length of Process

2-3 months
Interviewed: October 2021

Application

Phone Interview
Group Interview

Interview

Applied, Hirevue, Superday with 3 interviews, all 2 on one. Mostly behavioral questions and scenario based questions: e.g. what would you do in this situation?

Interview Questions

How would you balance a workload if you were assigned multiple essays in a month?