• 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.
  • -Preparation of a credit memo for a financing opportunity in the renewable energy universe (Internship Individual project) - Support the team in building presentations for transaction origination purposes - Network with the company's employees to get an understanding of how the different teams cooperate during a transaction


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I developed a good understanding and knowledge of the energy market alongside good modelling skills. The opened culture of the company allowed me to get in contact with senior people and to enhance the ability to create long-term professional relationships. The initial training with external providers gave me a complete overview of the IB industry also by practicing on real cases.

  • 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?
  • 4/5

  • 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


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Working directly with expert people push you to give your best. Therefore the responibilities lie in the fact of delivering the best client-ready output

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 4/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • I received a lot of support during my internship: from the HR team for everything regarding procedures to follow, documents to sign and how to best approach other colleagues to increase my network within the company. In addition, my team has been very supportive in training me, be always available to answer to my questions and to guide me throughout the internship.

  • 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


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • I found a really inclusive and open company. Everyone, especially seniors, were always available to provide me with carrer advice and to share their experience. Moreover, the strong entrepreneurial spirit which characterizes the company, expose juniors to a proactive mentality.

  • 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?
  • I enjoyed it a lot. I liked the corporate culture since the beginning of my recruitment process, I learned a lot from a technical and business-related point of view, I met extraordinary professionals that mentored me and the program was very well structured and gave me the chance to create long-term relationship with my intern class

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

  • 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
  • Reach out people working at Nomura, as they are very opened professionals and start building your network in order to get as much information as possible. Be open and proactive and demonstrate to be indipendent on what you do

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Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking - Investment

Central London and City

August 2021

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