Internship Programme

We celebrate and encourage diversity of thought and value smart thinkers – after all it is our people who make our business what it is. And we are looking for diverse future talent now.

The Mizuho Internship Programme 2024

Whether you join our Corporate or Investment Banking programme within a front office or corporate functions team, we offer the best of both worlds— the opportunity to experience a boutique work environment within one of the most respected global banks in the world.

You will receive technical training and guidance from our experienced colleagues who are passionate about mentoring and training. Our 10 weeks programme comprises an introduction to financial markets and operations, technical skills training, as well as bespoke soft skills sessions. You will spend time with different teams and get exposure to the pace and intricacies of the business from day one.

You will be paired with a ‘buddy’ who will provide you with informal support and answers to your questions throughout your placement.

At the end of the placement, our top performing interns will secure a place on the Mizuho Graduate Programme 2024!

Why Mizuho?

We are not your typical financial institution. It’s our people who make us a cut above. Here, every person is respected because of their differences, not in spite of them.

We pride ourselves on a culture of purpose, passion and compassion. 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.

Working for Mizuho opens doors not just to a rewarding career with excellent prospects, but to lasting friendships with colleagues from diverse cultures. It’s the local expertise of our employees that makes our global network so powerful. By collaborating with colleagues and clients who have your same ambition, you can amplify your sphere of influence and base of knowledge as part of one of the largest—and growing—banks in the world.


To join our Summer Internship programmes either in London or in Frankfurt am Main... will be in the penultimate year of your undergraduate or postgraduate degree and be on course to achieve a min 2.1. However, in addition, we are looking for individuals who will learn and drive our business forward by bringing with them a winning spirit, the ability to inspire trust and provoke diversity of thought. 

Applicants must also be able demonstrate their interest to work and succeed in financial services and be:

  • Highly motivated with strong academic qualifications (any degree discipline although Computer Science degrees, or similar, are especially relevant to the roles in Information Systems);
  • Innovative thinkers who want to make a difference and have the drive to do so;
  • Exceptional communicators with the ability to work in a collaborative environment; and
  • Individuals with a strong commitment to learn and drive the business forward.

You must have the permanent right to work in the UK or be able to secure the right to work in the UK at the time of application. For our company in Frankfurt am Main / Germany you must have the permanent right to work in Germany or be able to secure the right to work in Germany at the time of application.

We look forward to meeting you at our virtual careers events and assessment centres where you will meet the Mizuho team and have an opportunity to ask questions from our past interns and graduates who have forged amazing careers. This is your chance to do the same.


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