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January 17th 2018

Take your First Step into Banking

Are you in Upper Sixth/Year 13 and looking to gain an insight into Banking? Nomura, a leading Japanese investment bank with headquarters in London is offering a fantastic opportunity to find out more about their First Step Programme. 


Learn more about our independent London Sixth Form by exploring our website.


About Nomura

Nomura is a leading global investment bank with offices located around the world. The firm provides excellent opportunities for the best students and go on to provide university insight programmes, internships and graduate roles. Further information about Nomura and the programmes offered can be found at

What is the Nomura First Step Programme?

With graduate jobs being so competitive it is vital for students to begin building their CVs and planning their career paths before they reach university. With this in mind, Nomura are looking for talented Sixth Form/Year 13 students to join their exciting programme. 

The First Step programme is tailored to coach students on job application techniques, CV writing skills and interview performance, as well as introducing them to a corporate environment and the potential that could await them in an investment banking career. This will give students the confidence to make informed decisions about their futures and use their new found experience, knowledge, networks and skills.

Ideal candidates are ambitious, intellectually curious, top performers and have high potential.

Highlights of the Programme include: 

  • Gain real life experience in a fast paced, high energy environment
  • Business presentations
  • Interactive skills sessions
  • Networking events
  • Group project work 
  • Careers advice and guidance  

How do I find out more?

  • Date: Wednesday 4 April 2018
  • Time: 09:30 – 17:30 
  • Location: Nomura, 1 Angel Lane, London, EC4R 3AB

How do I apply?

  • Fill out a short application form online 
  • Attach a CV
  • Deadline: Sunday 14 January 2018

Candidates are reminded to ensure they include 'GDST' after the name of their school. GDST students have an excellent reputation at Nomura, and as such membership of the network should be highlighted.

Any students wishing to have their CV reviewed prior to application should send their CV to as soon as possible.  

Download the Nomura First Step Programme flyer.


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