GS 2021 FT Thread

Figured I would get the FT thread going seen as there are SA ones. Feel free to post any updates and good luck!

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  • Anonymous Monkey
  • Rank: Chimp
Jun 30, 2020 - 11:54pm
Anonymous Monkey, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Is the application for NY open for you yet?

Jul 1, 2020 - 1:13am
Incoming cfa level 1 charterholder, what's your opinion? Comment below:

For some reason I experimented and was able to find the application when using chrome's incognito window. I think it might be some server connectivity issue. Hope that works for you guys, and good luck!

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  • Intern in IB-M&A
Jul 1, 2020 - 1:18am

Has anyone gotten a sense of whether or not they are actually trying to recruit FT this year? I networked with someone from my school a couple weeks ago and he said very little to no FT recruiting will probably be happening this year. he also encouraged to reach out to him and HR in early august when they have a better picture of the situation. Anyone heard different things?

  • Prospect in IB - Gen
Jul 1, 2020 - 1:52pm

If I can get a referral from current analyst. Where to fill the referral information?

  • Prospect in IB-M&A
Jul 1, 2020 - 7:17pm

Should internal mobility hires go through this external application or is there another process? Is this discouraged at all?

  • Intern in AM - Equities
Jul 20, 2020 - 1:08pm

ny, dallas, salt lake

maybe SF is there too but I'm not sure

Jul 2, 2020 - 2:00am
Killua1234, what's your opinion? Comment below:

does anyone know roles in GS thats geared towards people studying data analytics? the applications aren't very descriptive on what they're looking for in an analyst or what they will be doing in each position.

  • Prospect in Other
Jul 2, 2020 - 4:57pm

is there hirevue? if there is, how long do they give you to complete?

  • Prospect in IB-M&A
Jul 9, 2020 - 6:45pm

Spoke to an associate from my target, recruitment picks up mid august

Jul 15, 2020 - 3:27pm
aristos, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Got a HireVue for NYC

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  • Intern in IB - Gen
Jul 15, 2020 - 3:34pm

When did you apply?

Jul 15, 2020 - 3:37pm
aristos, what's your opinion? Comment below:

July 1st for MBD. I think it makes sense that it's this this early since a lot of other growth/venture firms are recruiting right now, or plan to by early August

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Jul 15, 2020 - 3:38pm
aristos, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Semi-target, non-diversity. Previously at a hedge fund (quant) and doing strategy at a startup this summer

For reference, dinged from KKR/Warburg for growth investing on resume screen, so I'm assuming GS has a relatively low bar for HireVues (or the former firms weren't considering apps from my school)

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  • Prospect in IB-M&A
Jul 20, 2020 - 10:47am

Just received a superday invite for later this week. Does anyone have any insight on what they usually ask?

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  • Prospect in IB-M&A
Jul 20, 2020 - 10:55am

Target, non-diversity, 4.0 GPA, currently interning at a MM boutique.

This is also for a classic group as well so I'm not sure in terms of the financing groups.

  • Prospect in IB-M&A
Jul 20, 2020 - 12:00pm

How does this make sense? All of my contacts said no way FT is underway yet.

  • Intern in HF - Other
Jul 21, 2020 - 12:34pm

Recruiter said "We're planning to host Zoom interviews for the MBD 2020 New Analyst Program in mid August"

  • Intern in HF - Other
Sep 14, 2020 - 12:05pm

FT MBD superdays out (9/16)

  • Intern in HF - Other
Sep 14, 2020 - 7:40pm

I applied to 'equity investing' but got placed in 'real estate investing', Urban Investments Group

  • Intern in IB - Cov
Sep 17, 2020 - 9:23am

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