• Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • I was a summer intern placed on two desks at Nomura. This involved learning from professionals in global markets about their roles and completing projects assigned by them. I had the opportunity to network with other professionals at Nomura.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I have improved my communication and network skills by meeting many new people and building a business connection. I have massively increased my excel and python skills by applying these programmes to my project work.

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 3/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 4/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Quite a bit. About as much as could be given.

  • 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?
  • When online it was harder to provide guidance so this was less common. But for my second in person rotation I had almost daily guidance from my team.

  • 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?
  • 4/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Everybody was very welcoming and all the team had a strong relationship. The atmosphere was very conducive to creativity and discussing ideas openly.

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

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 3/5

  • 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?
  • It was quite stressful networking with people and worrying about getting a job offer. However, I enjoyed my work particularly when I knew what I was doing and I could receive guidance from my manager.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • 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
  • Try to be as open as possible and engage in as much discussion with the team as possible. Go in with an open mind and spread yourself widely in the business.

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Internship (1-4 Months)


Greater London

August 2021

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