Global Markets (Sales, Trading & Structuring) Internship 2021
Nomura is an Asia-headquartered financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By ‘Connecting Markets East & West’, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership.
Global Markets overview
Nomura’s Global Markets division handles client transactions for financial institutions, corporates, governments and investment funds around the world. We act as market makers, trading in fixed income and equity securities, including currencies, interest rates and credit in cash, derivatives and structured products. We have taken market-leading positions across the globe by leveraging the strength of our talent, client relationships and technology.
Through our nine-week Internship Programme you will have the opportunity to experience first-hand the possibilities of a career in banking. It is your chance to get a feel for our culture, create new networks and gain valuable on-the-job training. Internships are also the perfect preparation for a subsequent full time role. Nomura will extend full time offers to strong performers.
Global Markets Summer Analysts are provided with the opportunity to rotate across Trading, Structuring, Sales and Research.
Summer Analysts will receive extensive training to enhance the skills that they need to perform well during their internship. The programme includes training in Financial Markets, Bloomberg, Excel, Conduct Risk and a variety of division specific activities.
Throughout the Internship Programme you will be supported both by a buddy, mentor and dedicated programme management team.
What’s your role?
Sales: Developing and maintaining strong relationships with institutional clients, including pension funds, hedge funds, insurance companies and other corporate clients.
Trading: Assisting traders in buying and selling securities in the secondary market on behalf of clients or the firm; market making and capital commitment.
Structuring: Designing and developing innovative products and strategies for Nomura’s clients, in partnership with the trading function, to create a risk management strategy for structured transactions and, together with sales, to create a marketing strategy for our products.
What are we looking for?
At Nomura, our goal is to attract and develop exceptionally talented people who share our passion for individual excellence and our commitment to teamwork. We recruit graduates and interns with a high level of academic and extra-curricular achievement, who will be able to withstand the rigours of a rapidly changing, demanding but ultimately rewarding environment.
As an intern, you should be in your penultimate/final year at university and on track to achieve a 2:1 or equivalent.
Fluency in English is essential.
How to apply
Please note that you can only submit one application per recruitment year (Sep 2020 – August 2021) and that all applications must be submitted online.
To apply for a 2021 summer internship position, candidates should be available for full time employment in July 2021 or 2022. We accept applications for this programme from penultimate year students (Graduating 2022) and final year students graduating 2021.