Goldman Sachs Reviews

Updated Aug 7, 2020

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4.0
78%
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Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David M. Solomon (no image)
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450 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work with smart people, a lot of training opportunities(in 638 reviews)

  • "The company culture is amazing, very supportive work environment(in 266 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Summer Intern"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Mentorship, training, and teamwork culture

    Cons

    there are no cons but at times no work-life balance

  2. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great teams, smart people and good culture

    Cons

    There may be long hours


  3. "Decent"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Prestige, large salary, people know you

    Cons

    Long hours, uptight culture, no days off

  4. "Great place to work at Marcus"

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

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

    Pros

    The pro's are that they truly take care of their employees. I loved working with the team of people I worked with and value their knowledge.

    Cons

    It got a bit overwhelming at times due to the high call volume. Not enough one on one time given to speak with team leads.

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  5. "Good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    paid well, nice people that helped

    Cons

    long hours, was on pacific coast and time diff was hard

  6. "Competitive Culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    opportunities to work on different roles, good bonus

    Cons

    too work oriented, many barriers to incorporate cutting edge tech-stack

  7. "Java developer"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Full Stack Java Developer 

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work here

    Cons

    no cons, its good company

  8. "Depends on team"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    GS is an obvious resume builder

    Cons

    The culture can vary a lot by team

  9. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very Smart hard working people

    Cons

    Sometimes hours are longer than you would like.

  10. Helpful (1)

    "GS"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Vice President in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    People you work with are motivated

    Cons

    Never promote within. The will seem to bring in a new managers who know nothing in the space rather than promote within a team

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