Rating

4.1/5
  • About You
    4.1
  • The Company
    4.1
  • Everything Else
    4.0

    About You

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • The week was an excellent insight into the investment banking industry and provided a great overview of all the front and back office divisions which are needed for a top investment bank to function. It was interesting to learn how these divisions worked together and have the opportunity to shadow some individuals.

    4/5

  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?
  • I would say I felt valued by the company as they put a lot of effort into keeping in contact with you throughout the application process. During the week itself the people at Nomura were always happy to give their time and answer any questions I had on any topic whatsoever.

    4/5

  • 3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the insight?
  • During the insight week we were lucky to receive a wide variety of insights from all divisions within the bank. During the shadowing sessions we were able to learn more about the nuances and intricacies of different peoples jobs at the firm and this was exceptionally insightful and useful for my development.

    4/5

  • 4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • The week was very useful and insightful it provided an overarching introduction to all the different divisions within the bank and during the week we always had the opportunity to ask any and all questions which came to mind. We received many useful skills which will assist me in my degree studies and beyond.

    5/5

    The Company

  • 5. How well structured was the insight?
  • The week was very useful and insightful it provided an overarching introduction to all the different divisions within the bank and during the week we always had the opportunity to ask any and all questions which came to mind. The insight was very well structured and the schedule worked very well.

    4/5

  • 6. How was the general atmosphere during your insight?
  • The week was very useful and insightful it provided an overarching introduction to all the different divisions within the bank and during the week we always had the opportunity to ask any and all questions which came to mind. The atmosphere was always buzzing and the speakers were excellent at all times.

    4/5

  • 7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • The week was very useful and insightful it provided an overarching introduction to all the different divisions within the bank and during the week we always had the opportunity to ask any and all questions which came to mind. Yes I believe the firm did invest not only time in me during the insight but also materials to aid my learning.

    5/5

  • 8. To what extent did the insight help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?
  • The week was very useful and insightful it provided an overarching introduction to all the different divisions within the bank and during the week we always had the opportunity to ask any and all questions which came to mind. The insight was incredibly useful in helping me decide whether a full time role would be for me.

    4/5

  • 9. How much did the insight help you in understanding the company culture?
  • The week was very useful and insightful it provided an overarching introduction to all the different divisions within the bank and during the week we always had the opportunity to ask any and all questions which came to mind. The culture of the company always came across really well from all people within the company.

    5/5

  • 10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?
  • The week was very useful and insightful it provided an overarching introduction to all the different divisions within the bank and during the week we always had the opportunity to ask any and all questions which came to mind. The content of the day was really helpful in helping me decide on my future career path.

    4/5

    Everything Else

  • 11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?
  • I was reimbursed my expenses for this insight week including my trains.


  • 12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?
  • Yes there were a multitude of opportunities to meet with other people in the firm

    4/5

  • 13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?
  • The networking lunches were great and allowed you to meet more people within the firm.

    4/5

  • 14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?
  • Yes it was great to discover the wide range of activities available.

    4/5

  • 15. Would you recommend this insight to a friend?
  • Yes I would as it was a very useful and insightful week.

    4/5

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)

Banking - Investment

23rd April 2019


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