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.
  • First week consisted of trainings were we developed communication skills, learnt about Excel and Trading. Second week we were assigned a desk and were also given a project we had to present by the end of the programme


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • Communication Learnt quite a lot about finance

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 4/5

  • 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?
  • 3/5

  • 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?
  • My buddy was very helpful, she talked me through Global Markets, what they did in their desk and gave me several thorough explanations on what they did and the different products they had. Was also able to speak with a lot of people, all very friendly such as Trades, Sales, Quant, Strats and Structuring broadly

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

  • How would you rate the structure of the insight
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate business leader involvement during the insight
  • 4/5


  • 4. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • People were very friendly and always keen to help you and answer your questions. Ambiance was healthy and the other interns on the programme were very nice and not competitive between each other, we helped each other a lot.

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 3/5

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

  • Please rate how valued you felt during your insight?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 5. To what extent did you enjoy the insight?
  • Mostly enjoyed the second week, got to learn a lot about finance and the different roles which enabled me to have a better idea on what I liked. The team I was assigned to was great and learnt a lot with them

  • 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
  • Apply early, be natural during the interviews.

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Insight / Vacation Scheme (< 4 Weeks)


West Midlands

April 2021

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