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  • 1. Vacancy Details Employer EmployAbility Job title Goldman Sachs EmployAbility Technology Placement 2010 for students with disabilities Closing date 16/01/2010 Number of posts 10 Job categories Information Technology and Management Services Paid / unpaid Paid Salary Upwards of £25K Job description Goldman Sachs is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm, providing a full range of investment, advisory and financial services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base, which includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. In doing so, we bring together people, capital and ideas to make things happen for our clients. The Goldman Sachs EmployAbility internships gives students with disabilities the opportunity to obtain invaluable work experience and gain insights into the industry. EmployAbility is the not-for-profit organisation that facilitates and manages the selection and recruitment for disability inclusive employers seeking to attract and recruit disabled people onto internships, graduate programmes and other permanent roles. Work Placement Programme Our Work Placement Programmes run for either a 6 or 12 month period and is located in London. As a Work Placement student you are assigned to a specific team within the Technology division and will work on a wide variety of technical and business projects. Given that you are with us for a longer period
  • 2. of time you will have the opportunity to further increase your responsibility and build strong networks. Our Work Placement Programmes provide a broad based social and professional development programme. Like all others joining the firm, you will participate in a firm wide orientation session that will introduce you to the firm's culture and business principles as well as provide you with the opportunity to network with peers from across the firm. The large part of your technical training will be acquired from the projects undertaken in your specifically assigned team. However, we also provide some additional technical training courses in the early stages to complement this. During the course of your time with us you will also benefit from other support and development mechanisms that we have in place, which include a structured 360° review process and a formal mentor and buddy programme. Our Technology Division provides... The opportunity to see projects through from start to finish. Our technologists implement quickly and build systems from start to finish. You will see your clients using the applications you developed for them. The opportunity to build the systems our people use. Person What we look for: Academic discipline is less requirements important than the personal qualities an individual brings with them, however a strong interest in and appreciation of finance is important. Whatever your background, it is intellect, personality and zest for life that the firm values the most. Goldman Sachs' ability to meet challenges and ensure the firm's success in the future depends on attracting and retaining the highest quality people and the firm makes an unusual
  • 3. effort to identify the best person for every job. We evaluate candidates on six core measures -achievement, leadership, commercial focus, analytical thinking, teamwork and the ability to make an impact. The firm expects commitment, enthusiasm and drive from its employees but in return, offers unparalleled exposure, early responsibility, significant rewards and unlimited career opportunities. How to apply Application instructions are available on the EmployAbility website together with a downloadable application form (MS Word): www.employ- ability.org.uk/goldman_sachs_interntechnology 2010.html If you have any queries please email EmployAbility at justin.penney@employ- ability.org.uk Subject(s) Computer Science and Related Location(s) London (inner or outer) Full-time/part-time Full-time Permanent/Tempo Fixed-term rary Start date Open Duration: 4 - 6 months, 7 - 12 months Additional timing Open recruit information: Vacancy Details Employer GOLDMAN SACHS Job title Goldman Sachs EmployAbility Technology Placement 2010 for students with disabilities Closing date 16/01/2010 Number of posts 10 Job categories Information Technology and Management
  • 4. Services Paid / unpaid Paid Salary Upwards of £25K Job description Goldman Sachs is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm, providing a full range of investment, advisory and financial services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base, which includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. In doing so, we bring together people, capital and ideas to make things happen for our clients. The Goldman Sachs EmployAbility internships gives students with disabilities the opportunity to obtain invaluable work experience and gain insights into the industry. EmployAbility is the not-for-profit organisation that facilitates and manages the selection and recruitment for disability inclusive employers seeking to attract and recruit disabled people onto internships, graduate programmes and other permanent roles. Work Placement Programme Our Work Placement Programmes run for either a 6 or 12 month period and is located in London. As a Work Placement student you are assigned to a specific team within the Technology division and will work on a wide variety of technical and business projects. Given that you are with us for a longer period of time you will have the opportunity to further increase your responsibility and build strong networks. Our Work Placement Programmes provide a broad based social and professional development programme. Like all others joining the firm, you will participate in a firmwide orientation session that will introduce you to the firm's culture and business
  • 5. principles as well as provide you with the opportunity to network with peers from across the firm. The large part of your technical training will be acquired from the projects undertaken in your specifically assigned team. However, we also provide some additional technical training courses in the early stages to complement this. During the course of your time with us you will also benefit from other support and development mechanisms that we have in place, which include a structured 360° review process and a formal mentor and buddy programme. Our Technology Division provides... The opportunity to see projects through from start to finish. Our technologists implement quickly and build systems from start to finish. You will see your clients using the applications you developed for them. The opportunity to build the systems our people use. Person What we look for: Academic discipline is less requirements important than the personal qualities an individual brings with them, however a strong interest in and appreciation of finance is important. Whatever your background, it is intellect, personality and zest for life that the firm values the most. Goldman Sachs' ability to meet challenges and ensure the firm's success in the future depends on attracting and retaining the highest quality people and the firm makes an unusual effort to identify the best person for every job. We evaluate candidates on six core measures -achievement, leadership, commercial focus, analytical thinking, teamwork and the ability to make an impact. The firm expects commitment, enthusiasm and drive from its employees but in return, offers unparalleled exposure, early responsibility,
  • 6. significant rewards and unlimited career opportunities. How to apply Application instructions are available on the EmployAbility website together with a downloadable application form (MS Word): www.employ- ability.org.uk/goldman_sachs_interntechnology 2010.html If you have any queries please email EmployAbility at justin.penney@employ- ability.org.uk Subject(s) Computer Science and Related Location(s) London (inner or outer) Full-time/part-time Full-time Permanent/Tempo Fixed-term rary Start date Open Duration: 4 - 6 months, 7 - 12 months Additional timing Open recruit information: