GIR, Equity Research, MD / PhD Fellowship

Location(s) US-NY-New York | US-CA-San Francisco | US-UT-Salt Lake City
Job ID
2021-86402
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Analyst
Function(s)
Investment Research
Region
Americas
Division
Global Investment Research
Business Unit
Global Equity Research
Employment Type
Seasonal Hires

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

GLOBAL INVESTMENT RESEARCH

From macroeconomic forecasts to individual stock analysis, our team develops tools and insights to help shape investment strategies for clients and the firm. Our analysts work on client-focused research in the equity, fixed-income, currency, and commodities markets, mining big data that enters markets around the world each day to identify game-changing insights. You’ll be part of a team that is intellectually curious, creative, analytical, and passionate about performing market research. 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

DIVISIONAL OVERVIEW

Global Investment Research (GIR) provides investment recommendations by generating fundamental research and analysis of companies, industries, markets and economies. GIR analysts help our clients achieve superior returns through our creative, differentiated investment insights and ideas. Our clients include mutual funds, hedge funds and pension funds, among others.

We are seeking MD or PhD candidates or graduates with non-finance backgrounds to participate in a 6-month paid fellowship. The Fellowship will enable MDs and PhDs to explore a potential career transition into Equity Research. The Fellows are provided with training and hands-on experience on a research team as well as networking and mentorship opportunities. 

The Fellowship:

  • Is open to Medical Doctors or PhDs in technology, science, energy, medical, or healthcare-related disciplines
  • Does not require finance experience however, a demonstrated interest in investing and a knowledge of the markets is required
  • The expected graduation date for eligible candidates is between December 2020 – September 2021

As a participant, you will:

  • Learn about our culture, as well as the benefits and responsibilities of being a member of the firm
  • Receive GIR-specific training designed to help you succeed
  • Be aligned to a sector and have the opportunity to participate in various aspects of your team’s daily workflow
  • Receive compensation and benefits

RESPONSIBILITIES

Working closely with a Senior Analyst and other members of the division, the responsibilities of the fellow are to:

  • Develop strong industry and company knowledge
  • Build and maintain financial models
  • Interpret data and perform analysis on market, economic and industry trends
  • Work on company specific projects
  • Write reports on companies under coverage
  • Update and maintain monthly reports, marketing books and valuation sheets
  • Respond to ad hoc requests from clients, sales, and traders where

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Interest in sell-side equity research
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Exceptional analytical skills, lateral thinking, and judgment
  • Self-starter with a proactive approach and a high level of enthusiasm
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high energy environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook)

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html



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