Women's Immersion Programme Intern

by Nomura

Best Student Employer


  • 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 consisted of training for the first week with the whole cohort of Women's Immersion Interns, with training in finance, excel and soft skills. Then a week with one assigned desk, working on an assigned project and presenting at the end of the week.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Developed knowledge of finance and the industry in general. Improved excel skills through a useful workshop and improved networking skills throughout the week.

  • 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?
  • 5/5

  • 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?
  • They offered a broad overview of roles available with some more specific talks from graduates. Also gained an in-depth understanding of the work done in the department to which you are assigned. Everyone was very open to being spoken to also.

  • 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?
  • Very positive, open, friendly and encouraging.

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the networking opportunities?
  • 4/5

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

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • It was a really enjoyable experience, the HR staff running it were very attentive and considerate, and everyone was very friendly, wanting to ensure that the interns were able to get the most out of it.

  • 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
  • 4/5

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

  • 8. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Nomura
  • Research the nature and values of the firm before applying. Get in touch with people from the firm if possible and ask questions.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)


Central London and City

April 2021

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