Which divisions are hiring graduates in 2011?
Investment banking, global markets and corporate infrastructure. Opportunities are available in Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and other Asia locations.
Does Nomura offer internship programs?
Yes, we offer 10 week internship programs which take place in the summer. Find out more here.
Which academic qualifications must I have?
We encourage applications from all disciplines and look for candidates who have, or expect a minimum 2.1 (or equivalent) in their degree program. It is essential that you're numerate, with an interest in finance and have a desire to work in the investment banking industry.
May I apply to more than one division?
Yes. You can apply for up to three divisions. However, you should do as much research as possible beforehand. It's important to understand which business area would best match your skill set and interests. We will expect you to be able to discuss your choice, and show both enthusiasm for, and knowledge of the various roles.
What should I expect during the interview process?
Your interview application will be screened by a team of experienced reviewers. If you are selected for an interview, a member of the recruiting team will contact you directly.
First round of interviews
This will involve 2 or 3 interviews with junior business representatives (Analyst or Associate). Interviews are generally competency based including: problem solving & analytical skills, team skills, professional presence, leadership, initiative and communication skills.
Final round interviews
This will involve 3 or 4 interviews with senior business representatives (Executive/Managing Director). Interviews may contain competency based questions but you should also be prepared to explain your interests and motivations for global markets or investment banking.
Throughout the interview process some candidates may be requested to participate in language tests.
What is Nomura looking for in candidates?
I've been accepted for an interview. Do you have any tips?
We want you to do your very best at interview. So take a look at our section on interview tips. In this section, you can complete a mock interview learn how to tackle a case study and read our guide on interview etiquette.
What are the application deadlines?
The dates below are final deadlines, but because we review applications on a rolling basis, the sooner you submit your application, the more chance you'll have.
Full-time Graduate programs - Australia* 1 April 2011
Full-time Graduate programs
12 December 2010
9 January 2011
Internships - Australia*
5 August 2011
Full-time Graduate programs - Australia*
1 April 2011
* You must have the right to live and work in this location to be eligible to apply for this position.
Will Nomura sponsor work authorization?
Yes, Nomura will sponsor those students we offer, subject to approval.