Global Markets Summer Intern at Nomura

Top Employer
Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£10,000 - £11,999
Roles
Computer Science Sales
Nomura  is a Top Employer

8.6/10

The Role
9.3
Organisation
8.8

Socialising

7.2

The Role

Role Description

10 weeks spent rotating around 3 desks of the trading floor in the London Office.

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

Excellent 10 weeks with large exposure to all parts of the business gaining a great understanding of how everything works.

9/10

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

Nomura has a great atmosphere on the trading floor and a flat structure, even as an intern I felt valued.

9/10

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

Excellent HR support, helping with any issues I had.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Very busy but this was expected.

10/10

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

Good considering the difficulty of enabling interns to contribute in a bank.

8/10

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

I feel I learnt more in 10 weeks than my first 2 years at university...

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Very good team relationships.

9/10

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

Good, however the selection process for the rotations could have been better.

8/10

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

We had training from week 1, and most members of staff had the time to help you.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
  • Company Parties/Events
8/10

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

Very appealing, the structure of the company and early responsibility are big players here.

10/10

Social

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

Very good group of interns and very diverse.

9/10

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

Very expensive being in central London.

4/10

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

Very good being in central London.

9/10

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

A few sports clubs run by the company.

7/10