Published On: Thu, Jun 18th, 2015

Goldman Sachs in wake of burnout death: Go home before midnight, and don’t come back before 7am

The benevolent firm introduced new work hours for summer interns after Bank of America Merrill Lynch intern died from seizure induced by all-nighters.

The Goldman Sachs logo is displayed on a post above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

Go home before midnight, and don’t come back before 7am. Goldman Sachs – one of Wall Street’s toughest firms – has told interns they have got to work hard, but not too hard.

The new rules, introduced for this summer’s crop of investment banking interns, have been introduced “to improve the overall work experience of our interns”, a Goldman Sachs spokesman said. All of its summer interns across the world were informed of the new working hours rule on their first day in the office earlier this month…

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The Guardian by Rupert Neate in New York

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