Date: 8 Sep 2023
Location: London, GB
Mizuho 2024 Intern Programme – Risk Management Department (RMD)
The Risk Management Department at Mizuho is responsible for delivering an independent assessment of the risks taken across all the trading and origination activities of the Company, and the revenue generated in relation to these risks. It is also responsible for implementing a risk management framework consistent with the Company’s risk appetite and capacity of resources, in agreement with the Company’s Board and Mizuho Securities. The department is led by the Chief Risk Officer and is made up of the following teams:
We are looking for interns with excellent communication and presentation skills, who are highly numerate with an awareness of our clients’ needs and deadlines.
You will receive a focussed training experience in a small nurturing team, with access to real deals, with the primary focus being on learning about the different disciplines of Risk and understanding how each of the teams operate. You will spend time in various teams within the Risk Management department, assisting team members in all aspects of Risk Management.
The Internship programme is a 10 week programme starting in June 2024. The aim is that successful interns will be offered a permanent position on the 2025 Mizuho Graduate Programme (commencing September 2025).
Candidates must be in their penultimate year of undergraduate study and be available to start full-time employment from September 2025 and have the permanent right to work in the UK.
To be successful at Mizuho, you must have a passion for financial services and identify with our organisational values customer first, innovative spirit, team spirit, speed and passion.
We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to supporting equality and diversity, and seek to create a workplace that is fully inclusive
Applicants must have the permanent right to work in the UK.
Mizuho Bank provides financial and strategic solutions for the increasingly diverse and sophisticated needs of international clients, focusing its efforts on serving major corporations, financial institutions, individuals and public sector entities. A relationship management approach to serving clients enables Mizuho Bank, together with group companies including Mizuho Trust & Banking and Mizuho Securities, to develop customised solutions in areas such as corporate, structured and project finance, transaction banking and risk management.
With 81 offices outside Japan, Mizuho Bank offers both local experience and the ability to progress careers across its global business network. Mizuho Bank is a subsidiary of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc, one of the largest financial services companies in the world, with total assets of approximately US $1.8 trillion (as of March, 2016). Mizuho London Branch has over 850 employees, Mizuho Bank employs over 27,000 employees and is part of the Mizuho Financial
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At Mizuho, we provide the stability of an international industry leader with the career trajectory of a growing business. Our steady, strategic growth gives our people at all levels rewarding degrees of responsibility and a richer work experience than a boutique firm or an established giant could offer alone.
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