Corporate Infrastructure overview
Our Corporate Infrastructure business areas are what underpins the success of the entire organisation. These are the functions that support the business, helping us deliver innovative financial solutions that set Nomura apart in the global marketplace. In our highly competitive and fast-paced industry, strong infrastructure teams are fundamental to our success. Work in these areas with us and you’ll be operating at the forefront of your field, as well as gaining a valuable insight into how Nomura operates on a global scale.
The Risk Summer Internship Programme aims to give you exposure into Operational Risk, New Business Group, Credit Risk and Market Risk.
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.
Summer Analysts will receive extensive training to enhance the skills they need to perform well during their internship. As part of the Corporate Infrastructure Summer Programme you will receive training which will include business overview presentations, structured class room seminars, internal training by business representatives and team-building with colleagues. You will receive ongoing performance feedback and have access to division specific educational sessions designed to aid your professional development. Managers will focus on your career development and dedicate their time to coach and mentor you, helping you realise your full potential.
Throughout the Internship Programme you will be supported both by a buddy, mentor and dedicated programme management team.
What’s your role?
Through this programme, you will gain in-depth knowledge of risk whilst being exposed to a wide breadth of risk disciplines, such as:
- Operational Risk Management: You will work across our business functions to ensure they are managing their operational risks effectively. Using tools such as event reporting, KRIs, Risk Control Self Assessments (RCSAs) and scenario analysis, you will assist in the various aspects of the Operational Risk lifecycle, i.e. identification, assessment, remediation and monitoring, of Operational Risks identified.
- New Business Group: Working with the New Business Group Managers, you will engage with a variety of business units and corporate functions, in several aspects of the New Product and New Transaction review and approval process, to ensure all new products and transaction have gone through the appropriate due diligence and to help support strong corporate governance and risk management.
- Credit Risk: Alongside our credit officers, you will analyze the credit quality of hedge funds, corporates and financial institutions before we take them on as clients. You will obtain an overview of rating analysis, trading limits, reporting and advice provided by the Credit Risk analysts in managing our counterparty exposure.
- Market Risk: Focused on fixed-income you will evaluate our exposure in cash and derivatives, making sure all relevant data is recorded and used in daily risk calculations. You will work with the Market Risk Managers gaining insight into trading limits and mandates, market risk reporting and how they work with the business to identify and analyze market risks and concentrations.
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 year at university and on track to achieve a 2:1 or equivalent.
The role requires appreciation of modern data science techniques.
Fluency in English is essential.
How to apply
Please note that you can only submit one application per recruitment year (Sep 2021 - August 2022) and that all applications must be submitted online via our website.
To apply for a 2022 Summer Internship position, candidates should be available for full time employment in July 2023 as we only accept applications for this programme from penultimate year students (graduating 2023).
Application Deadline: 1st December 2021
We recruit on a rolling basis and encourage applicants to apply early.