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Veterans Integration Program

At Goldman Sachs, we are committed to supporting our military veterans and believe that diversity in experience is an asset to the firm. 

Aimed at supporting military personnel transitioning to the civilian workforce, the Goldman Sachs Veteran's Integration Program (VIP) serves as a cornerstone experience for candidates looking to explore what their career within the firm could look like. 

 


VETERANS AND ARMED FORCES INTEGRATION PROGRAMS

Americas Veterans Integration Program (VIP)

The Goldman Sachs Veteran’s Integration Program provides candidates the opportunity to hone their skills, connect with mentors, and discover the range of opportunities available to them as a transitioning veteran. This one-year, specially curated experience will contain two core stages:

Stage 1: Professional development, skill building, and network growth 

  • Have an aligned a mentor who will advocate on their behalf throughout the program and application process
  • Learn more about the opportunities available within our divisions
  • Attend interview and resume workshops aimed at connecting a wide range of military experience to the candidate's roles of interest
  • Increase their understanding of the financial markets through our Capital Markets series
  • Network with senior leaders and members of the Goldman Sachs Veteran’s Network 
  • Leverage a learning engagement platform that allows for connectivity between program participants and GS professionals outside of scheduled sessions

Stage 2: Online skill enhancement, mentor connectivity, and application guidance

Following the four-week training, candidates will continue to receive ongoing support through:

  • Robust online technical skills training with an emphasis on professional interest identification and role-alignment
  • Continued guidance from both our diversity and experienced hire recruiting teams as they explore and apply for open roles
  • Mentor connectivity throughout the year to increase candidate advocacy regardless of application timeline and ensure opportunities for support are clear and accessible

Program Dates:

  • VIP Stage 1: January – February, 2022
  • VIP Stage 2: March – December, 2022

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum one year of military service
  • Military separation date between January 2019 and December 2022
  • Open to both enlisted and commissioned personnel

 Applications for this program are closed. Please check back in the summer for 2023 programming information.

 

EMEA Veterans Integration Programme (VIP) 2023

Our EMEA Veterans Integration Programme provides access to our firm through a 12-week, paid internship where you will be able to leverage your military skills such as leadership, teamwork, and problem solving. During the course, we run a number of events and initiatives to support the class with their transition into civilian life, such as a Capital Markets training session, a Senior Speaker Series and networking lunches. The class then spend the rest of the internship with their respective divisions on the desk and are expected to deliver a project in some form. We will then work with the class to support and guide them with interview preparation for full-time roles at Goldman Sachs..

Programme Dates: 12 weeks commencing February 2023 

London Insight Evening
Tuesday 2nd August 2022
Presentations: 6.00pm – 7.30pm (BST)
Networking & Drinks 7.30pm – 9.00pm (BST)
Register Here

Birmingham and London Virtual Insight Evening
Tuesday 6th September 2022
Presentations: 6.00pm – 7.30pm (BST)
Networking: 7.30pm- 9.00pm (BST)
Location: Virtual
Register Here

Application window for 2023 programme: 1st August 2022 - 2nd October 2022 

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Minimum of one year military service
  • Military separation date between April 2020 and March 2023
  • Must not have entered full time paid employment since leaving the service (excluding internships)

Spouses & Domestic Partners:

We are accepting applications from spouses and domestic partners of those who have served in the military, whereby a domestic partner includes a Civil Union partner, and live-in partner (living together for at least 12 months).  

 

India Armed Forces Integration Program

Launched in 2014, the 12-week Goldman Sachs Armed Forces Integration Program (AFIP) provides officers joining the workforce after serving in  the armed forces with an opportunity to develop their professional skills, strengthen their understanding of financial services and prepare for future careers in the industry.  Learn more