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"The people, the location and the employee benefits."
Technology, Graduate, London
"The people I work with, the company's focus on the environment and the focus on health and well being."
Graduate, London
"There are excellent opportunities across the business to improve your skills. I've been involved in many areas of finance including the large American banks."
Graduate, London


"The working environment is great and allows me to develop, not only my technical skills, but also personal development, such as networking skills, to gain a better understanding of my role, the firm, and the industry."
"Being given genuine responsibility and being involved in projects which will actually have impact across the firm."
"Overall open, relaxed culture which makes it easy to get to know other teams where one finds bright, intelligent people who know their product very well and can help you understand it quickly."
"I think the best part about Nomura is its size. It is large enough that you get to work with the best people and technology but small enough that you get to undertake a wider range of roles than a lot of banks."
"The people are often very friendly and the culture is not as aggressive as other banks. Some of the employees are very talented and are often willing to invest time in your own personal development."
"There is a really good atmosphere amongst my team and the whole building. You feel like you can approach anybody to ask question."
"The learning experience."
"Entrepreneurial and supportive."
"Very demanding and interesting work."
"The level of responsibility that you get early on."
"The responsibility they give you from day one, along with the friendly atmosphere and the way everybody is encouraging you to learn and develop on the job. As an intern, the company treats you so well, taking you out for lots of free evenings out which is a great start into the industry!"
"Friendly culture. Flexible hours. Excellent HR."
"The general culture and attitude of the people at the firm"
"A great relaxed working environment at Angel lane and very good pay."
"The best things are getting exposure to work that is actually needed and gaining experience in the banking sector."
"The culture of the bank is first class. The staff at Nomura are so open & friendly. They are always willing to lend their support to you whatever time of day it is. The support ranges from associates right the way through to managing directors."
"The building, the canteen the location, the social side and the challenge."
"The best thing is the reality of working with real investors, real issuers, having to deal with real issues. Also, being part of the team and being able to really feel into what it is like to work for Nomura full-time, the ability to participate in the conference calls. The people at Nomura add a great value to your experience as well. One can benefit quite a lot from their experience and expertise. Generally, the office and the atmosphere are superb."
"The best thing about working at Nomura is the closeness to senior and experienced managers which allows me to leverage the theoretical knowledge I gained during my studies."
"The firm is very flat. Everyone from junior to senior is always glad to teach you and so the learning curve is very steep. Career progression is quick."
"It is a happy and positive environment to work in and good opportunities to work your way up to senior roles. The cafeteria is also excellent!"
"Young bank, entrepreneurial spirit. Being given the ability and responsibility to add value to the desk assigned to. Steep learning curve, so learn a lot."
"Great and supportive culture, professional colleagues, very good Asian network and international opportunities."
"Learning a lot of new things about financial world and the people are really nice and willing to talk to you."
"The work environment is really lively, colleagues are really well prepared and always ready to help. The office is very cosy and it is easier to work in such a functional and beautiful building!"
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