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Rating

4.4/5
  • The Role
    4.8
  • The Company
    4.9
  • The Culture
    3.4

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • The internship gave me valuable experience to learn about the investment banking industry and what to expect when we finally join as full-time employees

    5/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • The atmosphere was one where I could reach out to anyone regarding my queries.

    5/5

  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • Management was helpful and wanted us to extract maximum learning from our internship

    5/5

  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • We were a lot of stuff whole day and were kept busy all the time

    5/5

  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was given ample scope to justify my talents though nobody could expect to run the show in his first 2 months at the job

    4/5

  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • It was an invaluable experience working for Nomura as an intern and look forward to getting an offer from them and joining full-time

    5/5

    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • As I mentioned earlier the seniors were always ready to enlighten us.

    5/5

  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • The internship was divided into two stints of a month each and which gave us a chance to work across to separate functions.

    5/5

  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • It always asked for ways to better its internship programme

    5/5

  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • Subsidised Canteen

    Financial Bonus

    5/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • At time I was interning with Nomura my fellow batchmates were working with other i-banks and compared to there experiences I found Nomura to be a much more suitable place to work for.

    5/5

    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • 3/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • I found London to be quite expensive

    4/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • Nightlife was rocking in London

    3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • We were taken out for drinks quite regularly

    5/5

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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Central London and City

August 2011


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