Rating

5/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    5.0
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Intern Analyst in the Credit Risk department. Fell under the Country and Portfolio Team and the ESG Risk Team. From the CAP perspective, I conducted a lot of sovereign research on specific regions (Bloomberg, Moody's, S&P) and interpreted these findings in terms of long-term risk and exposure for Nomura. Similar research projects were involved for the ESG team. Modelling scorecards, country heatmaps using available data.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Developed Excel and Powerpoint skills on a daily basis. I was also involved in a lot of presentations in front of different teams which helped me work on my public-speaking skills.


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

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, absolutely. I tried to make my mark from the start and the team was extremely receptive to my ideas.


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • Nomura organised speaker sessions to help us get an insight into different departments at the firm. The HR reps were always on hand for our questions.


  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Inclusive, diverse.


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

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

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • To a great extent.


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 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 advice would you give to others applying to Nomura
  • Be yourself, be passionate about what you want to do. Don't be scared to express your ideas.


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking/Finance

Central London and City

August 2021


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