Careers Blog Year in Review 2020

13 JAN 2021

We take a look back at some of the most popular careers blog posts of 2020. The articles cover topics such as adjusting to the ‘new normal’ of COVID-19, a personal reflection about race and identity in the US, and perspectives from our Summer 2020 intern class, to name just a few.

1. Ask the Recruiters – Navigating these Uncertain Times
From virtual networking and events to interviews and staying in touch, our global recruiting team suggest creative ways to stay connected virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2. Goldman Sachs’ Global Medical Director on How We Adjust to the ‘New Normal’
Dr. Michael Rendel, the firm’s global medical director, discusses how we can stay healthy – and build resilience – as we all adjusted to the ‘new normal’ during the COVID-19 pandemic.

3. 2020 Intern Survey
While our 2020 summer internship experience looked quite different than years past, one constant was our tradition of asking our global class for their thoughts on everything from social media to sustainability and the future of work. 

4. Being Black in America
Gizelle George-Joseph, chief operating officer of Global Investment Research, reflects on racism and discrimination in the US from her perspective as a Black woman. 

5. Explore GS: Interns Catch Up with Our Chairman and CEO David Solomon
David Solomon, Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, joins summer interns for a virtual conversation as part of Explore GS – a speaker series which provides our interns with insights and advice from leaders across the firm.

6. Perspectives and Advice from Two Goldman Sachs LGBT+ Leaders
Goldman Sachs’ Susie Scher and Stephanie Tan were named to two inaugural lists recognizing LGBT+ leaders: Crain’s New York Business 2020 Notable LGBTQ Leaders & Executives, and Fast Company’s Queer 50, respectively.  We congratulate Susie and Stephanie on these recognitions and had a chance to ask them a few questions.

7. From Undocumented Immigrant to Goldman Sachs Associate: My American Dream
Charlis Cueva, an associate in our Operations Division, writes about his journey from undocumented immigrant in the US to working at Goldman Sachs.

8. When Your First Day of Work is WFH
We asked some of our recent hires what it’s been like joining the firm during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s what they had to say.

9. Q&A with Bentley de Beyer, Head of Human Capital Management, Goldman Sachs
In this Q&A, we ask Head of Human Capital Management Bentley de Beyer about his background, passion for human resources and what drew him back to Goldman Sachs, where he was once an investment banking analyst. 

10. Goldman Sachs Gets #FitForTheFrontLine
Goldman Sachs is proud to have been a lead partner of #FitForTheFrontLine, a social media campaign that aimed to honor health care workers by asking people to commit to physical and mental wellness activities.