2023 Global Markets Summer 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 Summer Internship program will commence in June 2023 and run for nine weeks in our Hong Kong office.

You will be provided with orientation and induction training in the first week, which will typically comprise of business overview sessions where you will learn more about our products, businesses and meet with different representatives across the firm. 

What You Will Do

After the induction, 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 a meaningful internship experience and help you develop by providing you with significant and 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.

We are looking for individuals with outstanding academic and extra-curricular achievement, who will be able to withstand the rigors of a rapidly changing, demanding but ultimately rewarding environment.

While no specific advanced degree or path of study is required, we look for team players who are curious with strong quantitative skills and a keen interest in business and finance.  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 who are in your penultimate year of study to apply. Candidates applying for this Summer Internship program must be available to commit for the entire duration of the Summer Internship (mid-June to mid-August 2023) and commence for Graduate Analyst Program in August 2024.

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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