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Goldman Sachs & Company GIR, Equity Research, MD / PhD Fellowship in New York, New York

GIR, Equity Research, MD / PhD Fellowship


US-NY-New York | US-CA-San Francisco | US-UT-Salt Lake City

Job ID

Schedule Type
Full Time


Investment Research


Global Investment Research

Business Unit
Global Equity Research

Employment Type
Seasonal Hires


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.


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
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
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)



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

We're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more:

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