Investement Banking Summer Intern at Nomura

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Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
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Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Banking - Investment Consumer Products/FMCG

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7.8/10

The Role
8.8
Organisation
8.4

Socialising

5.5

The Role

Role Description

Summer internship

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

I really enjoyed my experience at Nomura.
For the work itself, I was given a lot of tasks, on different sectors. I was able to work on 2 live deals as well as a dozen of deal originations.
For the team, I met great people, everybody was kind to me

10/10

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2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

I felt close to my colleagues, I learnt a lot from them, they were very kind to me, but 2 months is too short to get to know them really weel

8/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

I as very well helped by my buddy

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was very busy, never bored, finishing around 11pm, so I wont say perfect balance but was I was expecting joining an investment bank

9/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

I was given a lot of responsabilities, creating documents from scratch, participating in calls and live deals

8/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

In my degree studies it wont serve as I am already graduated.
Beyond indeed, I learnt to work under pressure, to prioritize work, to team work

8/10

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The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very good!
Quiet when a lot of work but always very friendly

10/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Very good

10/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

I did not really need the training as I followed a finance master and I already had investment banking internships but I am greatful for what the company invested in me

8/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
6/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

I hope I will have the offer

8/10

Social

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

Very good

10/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

More expensive than I thought, but fair.
Bit of a pity everything such as fruits and coffee are for sale and not free

4/10

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

Could not test it

5/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

No

3/10

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