Intern at Nomura

Top Employer
Duration
Internship (1-4 Months)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£30,000+
Roles
Banking/Finance
Nomura  is a Top Employer

7.1/10

The Role
7.8
Organisation
7.4

Socialising

5.5

The Role

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

I enjoyed the internship a lot. It was a good opportunity to meet new people, learn about new products and rotate around a range of desks.

8/10

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

I mostly felt valued by colleagues. Most of the work handed in was received with a lot of appreciation and praise.

7/10

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

HR are always willing to help with any of your problems and your buddy/mentors are also a good source of advice.

7/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Depends on the desk. On the whole I was quite busy working long hours.

7/10

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

I was given a lot of responsibility, helping the desk with tasks that directly affected their work.

9/10

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

Developing networking and presentation skills whilst growing in confidence will be valuable skills in life.

9/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Friendly atmosphere, usually with a lot going on. It depends on the part of the floor you're on.

8/10

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

Very well organised, events ran to time, and HR were great at helping people change divisions if they wanted to.

10/10

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

The first week was spent with training which was useful. Throughout the internship I was mostly adding value as opposed to learning products, however people were always happy to help when requested.

7/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Company Parties/Events
  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
7/10

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

Not sure yet.

5/10

Social

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

Very good social scene, employee drinks on thursday on the company terrace are always very popular.

9/10

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

The terrace bar is affordable but any private bars around the area are very expensive. Living is also expensive as is getting to work.

3/10

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

The nightlife is generally good with lots of places open late.

5/10

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

There were a few opportunities such a charity challenge and clubs outside of the company.

5/10