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The Mizuho Financial Group (“Mizuho”) is headquartered in Japan. Offering a range of financial services, including banking, securities, trust and asset management services, and employing approximately 54,000 people throughout 880 offices worldwide. Mizuho holds assets in excess of US$1.8 trillion.

In The UK, Mizuho operates through two entities:

  • Mizuho International plc (MHI) is the London based securities and investment banking arm of the Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. With a primary focus on client based activities, its wide range of services includes sales and trading in both debt and equity securities, the underwriting of new issues and M&A advisory services.
  • Mizuho Bank, Ltd. London Branch (MHBK), the UK branch of the Japanese headquartered Mizuho Bank, Ltd. Mizuho Bank, Ltd. London Branch (MHBK) is the largest of Mizuho Bank's offices in EMEA with approximately 900 employees. As such, it co-ordinates activities and provides support to other offices in the region. It provides an extensive range of corporate lending and deposit-taking activities. Particular strengths include leveraged, structured, asset-based, trade and project finance. These activities are supported and complemented by a sophisticated treasury operation.

Human Resources

The Human Resources (HR) department aims to provide a value-added service to Mizuho by partnering with all levels and departments of the business. The department strives to adopt HR best practice to support the business and does so by translating company strategy into specific HR requirements, solutions and projects. In addition to core HR services the department is responsible for local and expatriate payrolls, expatriate tax matters, immigration, compensation and benefits, benchmarking as well as regulatory and statutory reporting and all related accounting.

Across the HR department we look for a range of skills and backgrounds and are particularly interested in candidates with strong analytical skills. Interns may rotate around the different HR teams (Business Partners, Learning & Development, Reward and Regulatory and Payroll) and will gain knowledge of the various departments across the company.

Our interns will gain experience across the intra-HR divisions over a 10 week period with a view to being offered a position on the Mizuho 2023 Graduate Programme, commencing September 2023.

Applicants to the Mizuho 2022 Intern Programme will ideally be in their penultimate year of undergraduate study and be available for permanent employment from September 2023. (Please note we have now filled all places on our Mizuho 2022 Graduate programme).

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to supporting equality and diversity, and seek to create a workplace that is fully inclusive.

Applicants must have the permanent right to work in the UK.

Mizuho International is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and is a member of the London Stock Exchange and LCH.Clearnet Limited.

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