• Skills
  • Business Insight
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of the insight and what was involved on a day-to-day basis.
  • It was a 4 days virtual event. The first day was related to Investment banking: we had some IB training, we did a case study and we had a panel discussion with employees from IB division at Nomura. Second day was GM with a trading simulation and a Panel discussion as well. Third Day involved soft skills development and fourth day was targeted at Technology Roles.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Developed presentation skills and communication ones. We did an Excel training but coming from a Finance Degree I already covered it at university.

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the knowledge learned around personal or professional skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how the knowledge learned has helped you with regards to your career development
  • 5/5

    Business Insight

  • 3. What was it like understanding all about the business and potential roles available?
  • Nomura provided a very clear and useful overview of the different divisions.

  • Please rate how insightful you found the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the structure of the insight
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate business leader involvement during the insight
  • 5/5


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Employees very all very friendly, open and available for questions and advice. Nomura fosters a strong culture of diversity, inclusion, development and most of all empowerment.

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the networking opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how valued you felt during your insight?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • The insight was really useful and well organized. I felt like I have learnt a lot in only 4 days.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on the insight
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Nomura
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Nomura to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Nomura
  • be yourself, they like to get to know you on a personal level.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)


Greater London

April 2021

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