Women's Trader Academy

  • Application Details

    Applications open 1 March – 30 April

  • Eligiblity

    Students graduating from a Bachelors or Masters degree programme in 2025 or 2026 and interested in the 2025 summer internship

  • Location



The Goldman Sachs Trader Academy, the first of its kind in the region and industry, provides women students in their penultimate or final year of studies the opportunity to learn more about trading over three training days. The aim is to upskill and prepare women into future trading roles, make invaluable connections, and develop technical and soft skills.


The Trader Academy is an interactive three day insight programme, open to all degree backgrounds and is designed to introduce students to trading through hands on experience.

As a participant, you will:

  • Discover the extensive range of career opportunities within Financial Markets and Trading
  • Gain valuable insights and tangible skills into key areas of Trading
  • Work closely with a group of peers to grow your technical and soft skills through interactive workshops
  • Network with Goldman Sachs professionals and hear more about their experiences and diverse backgrounds

Following your application, you can expect to hear back from us by end of June. The Academy will take place over 3-days in September/October.


How to Apply

Visit gs.com/careers and apply to: "Other Internships & Work Placements” Recruiting Year: 2024 > Program: Seasonal / Off-Cycle Internship > Location: London > Business: Exploratory Program > Sub-business: FICC and Equities


Interested to Learn More?

We recently connected with past Trader Academy participants, who shared their key takeaways and advice for students considering a career in Trading.


Additionally, read here to hear from Kunal Shah, head of Global Currencies and Emerging Markets Trading in EMEA, speaking about the importance of diversity and his personal investment in the Women’s Trader Academy. 


About Goldman Sachs FICC and Equities (Sales and Trading)

FICC and Equities (Sales and Trading) is at the forefront of worldwide markets. We make markets and facilitate client transactions in fixed income, equity, currency and commodity products. Our core value is building strong relationships with our clients. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding and manage risk.


This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced and changing environments. Ideal candidates for FICC and Equities are dynamic, quick-thinking self-starters who have a real passion for the markets. The ability to communicate effectively and build strong relationships with clients and colleagues from a diversity of backgrounds and experiences is crucial.




Learn more about where you can apply for this program.