2023 Global Markets Graduate Internship Program

The Programme

About our Team:

Our Global Markets team services financial institutions, corporates, governments, asset managers and hedge funds around the world. We act as market makers, trading in equity and fixed income securities, including currencies, interest rates and credit in cash, derivatives and structured products.

By leveraging the strength of our intellectual capital, client relationships and technology, we offer best-in-class products across a truly integrated, global cross-asset platform. A recognized leader in Asia with an international network spanning over 30 countries and regions, we are in a unique position to offer a truly East-West service.

About the Program:

Being part of our Graduate Internship program, you will gain first-hand experience and insights to a career in markets. You will have the opportunity to feel our culture, acquire valuable on-the-job training and expand your network.

This program is a key pipeline for our Graduate Analyst Program in Asia.

The Graduate Internship will start around February/March 2023 and run for twelve weeks in our Hong Kong office. You will be provided with a brief orientation, followed by on-going training on the desk.  

What You Will Do

You will join one of the teams in Global Markets, ranging from Sales, Structuring, Trading, Research and Wholesale Digital Office, in order to give you with a meaningful experience and help you develop by providing you with diverse responsibilities throughout the program.

Sales: Developing and maintaining strong relationships with institutional clients, including pension funds, hedge funds, insurance companies and other corporate clients.

Trading: Assisting the trading desk in buying and selling securities 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.

Research: Collecting, analyzing and assessing industry and company information to assist the research analysts in providing market insight and investment ideas for institutional investors and internal clients.

Wholesale Digital Office: Pursuing specialized ideas focused on revenue generation, cost reduction and business model transformation in Wholesale. 

Required Skills and Abilities

At Nomura, our goal is to attract and develop exceptionally talented people who share our passion for individual excellence and our commitment to teamwork.

You are a student who will be graduating by July 2023 and has a keen interest to work in Asia. You have outstanding academic and extra-curricular achievement, and can withstand the rigors of a rapidly changing, demanding but ultimately rewarding environment.

You are someone with a personality, good communicator and a keen interest in business and finance (though you may not have studied this before). Other common traits amongst our team are intelligence, curiosity, diligence, integrity and the willingness and capability to thrive under a challenging environment.


We welcome diversity in our teams and would encourage students from all background and disciplines. Candidates applying for this program must be available to commit full time for the entire duration of the Graduate Internship (February/March to May 2023) and commence for Graduate Analyst Program in early August 2023.

Fluency in written and spoken English is required, while additional Asian language skills will be a value-add. 

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  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:
    Banking and Finance, Business and Commerce,
  • Citizenships:
  • Locations:
    Hong Kong (Hong
  • Closing Date:31st Oct 2022, 6:00 pm


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