Friday, December 13, 2013

2014 Human Capital Management Summer Analyst - Goldman Sachs

Job Information

Date Posted: 12/06/13 
Period of Employment: Summer
Pay Type: Paid 
Opportunity Type: Internship 

Description & Details

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Industry: Finance/Banking - Investment Banking

Job Function: Finance


The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

Human Capital Management (HCM) plays a critical role in managing the firm's most important asset--its people. As our Business Principles state, the quality and performance of our people is what sets us apart in an intensely competitive market. Our mission is to be a strategic business partner in maximizing Goldman Sachs' return on our most important asset - our people. We do this by attracting, engaging, retaining and developing the firm's extraordinary and diverse talent.

As an analyst in HCM, you will be a part of a leading team of professionals and partner with an outstanding client base comprised of leaders in financial products and markets. Success in this role requires creativity, drive, enthusiasm and an unrelenting focus on achieving excellence.

The Human Capital Management Division is comprised of centrally and divisionally aligned teams who specialize in addressing the needs of particular client groups. HCM Teams work together to ensure Goldman Sachs attracts, develops, and retains its people.


Business aligned teams work closely with divisional leadership to address on-going and strategic business issues. Each division within the firm has its own dedicated Human Capital Management team to address the needs of a particular client group.

Talent Acquisition, our Recruiting function, partners with internal clients to identify, qualify and attract students and professionals to the firm. Our Talent Acquisition team is comprised of Divisional Teams that are responsible for managing each division's hiring strategy for campus hires and experienced professionals. Our University Relations team is focused on building, developing and executing year-round relationships with campus stakeholders, marketing the firm to a wide range of target universities and leading and managing alumni school teams to organize, staff and execute Firmwide and divisional strategies. Both areas work closely with Diversity Recruiting to ensure we recruit a diverse group of talented individuals who reflect the communities and cultures in which we operateIn addition, Talent Acquisition takes a holistic approach to ensuring a seamless Candidate Experienceacross all schools, divisional and diversity hiring processes.

Global Leadership and Diversity (GLD) directs the firm's diversity strategy and translates our diversity commitments into specific actions. GLD works collaboratively with senior leadership, divisional and regional diversity committees and other HCM teams to ensure our diversity efforts are supported, coordinated and effective across the globe.

Goldman Sachs University (GSU) develops and executes development solutions to address key organizational, cultural and people issues that impact our businesses. Committed to helping our people develop personally and professionally, we offer a wide range of growth and development opportunities to all of our employees at every stage of their careers, with over 2,000 different programs offered each year. Annually, 95% of the firm's employees complete at least one GSU program.

Pine Street aims to develop world-class leadership and management skills for the firm's Partners and Managing Directors, as well as key external clients. Our distinctive approach is based on: (1) close partnership with the firm's senior leaders, both for strategy and execution; (2) programs designed to deepen relationships between GS leaders and select external clients; and (3) development opportunities based on network-building and action learning.


HCM Solutions creates operational efficiencies within teams across HCM; services include reporting, financials, operations, systems, and project management. This group also measures employee satisfaction, engagement, and commitment through survey work and by partnering with managers to develop their people through the firm's comprehensive performance review and feedback processes. Examples include implementing a new recruiting system, establishing financial systems to accurately track detailed spend, creating data warehouses and reporting packages and designing an orientation process to streamline the on-boarding of thousands of employees.


Benefits designs, implements, and manages competitive and leading edge benefit programs including retirement savings opportunities, health care, life, and disability insurance offerings.

Compensation, Employee Special Investments and Equity Compensation drives the development and implementation of our compensation philosophy, policies, and practices around the world.

Global Mobility Services (GMS) designs and administers the firm's expatriate and domestic and international relocation program; providing employee counseling and highly specialized tax and immigration support.

Health & Wellness designs and manages services and programs to support the health, productivity and performance of our employees, including: onsite medical, fitness and childcare facilities, health advocacy services and preventative health programs.


HCM Finance helps the division to operate in a financially efficient way and provides expert financial advice to managers and project teams.

HCM Services ensures that HCM data is compliant with internal and external requirements (including legal, regulatory and compliance), manages the HCM delivery strategy for the firm, mitigates workforce risk, and manages the support and enhancement of HR WorkWays(R) to deliver best in class HR practices globally.

Goldman Sachs Human Capital Management recruits highly motivated graduates who can demonstrate outstanding achievements in academic and extracurricular activities. An interest in finance is also encouraged. What we do requires a strategic mindset, creativity, a determined commitment to quality and a team oriented working style. Typically, we look for people who can display the following personal qualities and attributes:
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Persistence
  • Articulate communicator
  • Capacity for quantitative thought and expression
  • Idea generator
  • Constantly improving
  • Creativity and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Problem solver
  • Integrity
  • Team player
  • Client-service orientated
  • Interest in financial markets and product

  1. Submit resume on erecruiting website: Erecruiting
  2. Complete the Goldman Sachs Apply On-Line application [including GPA] at You may express interest in up to three different location and division combinations through this application. The division selections are determined by the location you select. If you do not see the divisions that are of interest to you, please consider choosing an alternate location.

Contact Information:
Kris Thomas | TMS - Campus Support
222 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, Utah  84101
Phone: (917) 343-9726

Desired Graduation Month (if interviewing seniors): 
April 2015, April 2016, August 2015, December 2014, December 2015, June 2015, June 2016
Country : 
United States of America

NOTE: Applications for this position are being accepted between 12/06/13 and 1/30/14.

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