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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Intern - Undergraduate

Location: San Francisco, California

Salary: $110K - $110K

Nomura’s Investment Banking Division (IBD) provides a vast array of capabilities to our clients including corporations, institutions, and governments around the world. Nomura has global sector coverage teams in various established sectors under the Nomura brand and in sustainability-related sectors under the Nomura Greentech brand. We also have market leading specialized teams of financing and solutions experts. Details below.

Industry Coverage Teams

  • Consumer / Retail: Food, Beverages, Retail & E-Commerce, and Household & Personal Care
  • Financial Sponsors: Private Equity (across all industry areas)
  • Greentech Industrials and Infrastructure: AgTech and Sustainable Food, Advanced Materials and Chemicals, Mobility and Automotive Technology, Digital Infrastructure, Energy Technology and Services, Low Carbon Power, Low Carbon Molecules, Building and Sustainable Products, NextGen Transportation and Logistics, Environmental Services and Technologies, and Water
  • Technology, Media, and Services: Software, Marketing TechIT Services, Tech-Enabled Services, and FinTech 


Product Teams:

  • Advisory: Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategic Advisory, and Fairness Opinions


Summer Analyst Program Overview

Nomura Investment Banking is seeking intellectually curious and driven students to join as Summer Analysts. The Summer Analyst Program runs for ten weeks, with a one-week intensive training course, followed by a nine-week placement within a sector coverage or product group. The program offers Summer Analysts an opportunity to work alongside our investment bankers on a variety of live transactions as well as client-facing business development initiatives.

Our program begins in early June and provides Summer Analysts with the same amount of exposure as a first-year Analyst, with hands-on opportunities to participate as full members of the team and extensive contact with Investment Banking professionals at all levels. Throughout the program, Summer Analysts will participate in business-led discussion groups, networking events, and speaker sessions. All Analysts will also be paired with both a junior and senior mentor to provide guidance and support throughout the internship.

This program is an integral component of our full-time recruiting and at the end of the summer we will extend offers to top performers to return after graduation.


What Role Might You Play?

  • Deal Execution: You will work closely with clients and execution teams on live transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, capital raisings, financings, and derivative transactions
  • Client Relationship Management: You can expect to generate and present ideas at client meetings as a member of a deal team alongside senior bankers
  • Strategic Analysis: Through financial, structural and business risk analysis, you will support transactions and client presentations
  • New Business Development: You will actively participate in the effort to pitch and win new mandates from clients, leverage proprietary content and ideas



  • Outstanding academic qualifications
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university with a graduation date from December 2025 and June 2026
  • Passion for the business opportunities created by sustainable infrastructure, technology, and industrial disruption
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organized and able to manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Excellent analytic, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and an eagerness to learn on the fly
  • Enthusiasm for both quantitative-driven and qualitative-focused situations
  • Ability to develop understanding of financial products
  • Eagerness to learn and work hard as part of a team in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial setting

About Nomura

Nomura is a global financial services group with an integrated network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking), and Investment Management. Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit

Salary Disclosure

The base salary for this position is set based on a rate of $110,000 per year.  This position is non-exempt and is eligible for overtime, in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.