Finance Goldman Sachs asked its interns about their spending habits, social-media apps, and dreams — here are their answers (GS)

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Goldman Sachs on Thursday released the firm's second annual survey of its global summer intern class.

Goldman Sachs surveyed 69% of its summer 2017 interns. play

Goldman Sachs surveyed 69% of its summer 2017 interns.

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Internship season has wrapped up on Wall Street, and young financiers have headed back to school with all the new skills and knowledge they picked up over the summer.

Of course, banks can also learn a thing or two from the young people they hire for a summer.

Goldman Sachs on Thursday released the firm's second annual survey of its global summer intern class. Sixty-nine percent of the firm's 2,500 summer analysts responded to the survey, according to a spokeswoman with the firm. They hail from across the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa and are typically 20 or 21 years old and about to begin their senior year of college.

The firm picked their brains on everything from how they keep up with the news to how they manage their spending habits to their favorite social-media apps.

You can see the responses below:

They're betting that artificial intelligence and machine learning will have a big impact in the next decade.

They're betting that artificial intelligence and machine learning will have a big impact in the next decade. play

They're betting that artificial intelligence and machine learning will have a big impact in the next decade.

(Goldman Sachs)


They're already saving for the future.

They're already saving for the future. play

They're already saving for the future.

(Goldman Sachs)


They're perhaps surprisingly responsible with their money, with two-thirds saying they would save or invest an extra $1,000.

They're perhaps surprisingly responsible with their money, with two-thirds saying they would save or invest an extra $1,000. play

They're perhaps surprisingly responsible with their money, with two-thirds saying they would save or invest an extra $1,000.

(Goldman Sachs)


And they're optimistic about the future, though about one in five mentioned words like "uncertainty."

And they're optimistic about the future, though about one in five mentioned words like "uncertainty." play

And they're optimistic about the future, though about one in five mentioned words like "uncertainty."

(Goldman Sachs)


They have ambitions outside the office: to buy a house or a car or to form a domestic partnership.

They have ambitions outside the office: to buy a house or a car or to form a domestic partnership. play

They have ambitions outside the office: to buy a house or a car or to form a domestic partnership.

(Goldman Sachs)


They're high on tech, saying it will be more important to learn Python than Mandarin.

They're high on tech, saying it will be more important to learn Python than Mandarin. play

They're high on tech, saying it will be more important to learn Python than Mandarin.

(Goldman Sachs)


They love ESPN, Elon Musk, Facebook, and WhatsApp.

They love ESPN, Elon Musk, Facebook, and WhatsApp. play

They love ESPN, Elon Musk, Facebook, and WhatsApp.

(Goldman Sachs)


They'd like to dress casually at the office.

They'd like to dress casually at the office. play

They'd like to dress casually at the office.

(Goldman Sachs)


And they're somehow finding time to hit the gym.

And they're somehow finding time to hit the gym. play

And they're somehow finding time to hit the gym.

(Goldman Sachs)