Controller _ Finance Department

by Nomura

Best Student Employer

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  • The Role
  • The Company
  • The Culture

    The Role

  • 1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?
  • It was boring but insightul!


  • 2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?
  • I didnt really feel part of the team but they were OK.


  • 3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?
  • My manager was always ready to help me when I got stuck with work.


  • 4. How busy were you on a daily basis?
  • It varied


  • 5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?
  • I was in charge of proper jobs like everyone in my team


  • 6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?
  • I have developed my confidence, communication and technical skills


    The Company

  • 7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?
  • Didnt like the environment- was too quiet for me


  • 8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?
  • It was well organised


  • 9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?
  • Much of the training was on the job


  • 10. What were the perks on your work placement?
  • 1/5

  • 11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?
  • Not very appealing to be honest!


    The Culture

  • 12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?
  • 3/5

  • 13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?
  • 3/5

  • 14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?
  • 3/5

  • 15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?
  • 3/5

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Placement Year (10 Months+)


Central London and City

February 2008

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