Return to Work Programme | Mizuho International Plc

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Mizuho International plc has launched the Return to Work programme, an opportunity for experienced professionals to apply for a 10 week returnship programme, starting on 20 February 2017, and then to be reviewed at the end of the programme for a permanent position.

The paid Return to Work programme has available opportunities across Fixed Income Sales & Trading, COO Front Office(First line of defence), and Risk Management.

Who is eligible to apply?

Experienced professionals who have taken a voluntary career break of two years or more and who have an interest in returning to work are eligible to apply. You must have the right to work in the UK, and be available to start on 20 February 2017.

Benefits to Participants

In week 1 you will attend an induction followed by development and networking sessions to update your skills, knowledge and experience. In weeks 2-10 you will be performing the duties required to successfully fulfil the role and will be assigned a mentor within your department. You will benefit in the following ways:

  • Technical skills development (specific to your role)
  • Soft skills development
  • Mentoring and development specially designed for re-entry into the workplace
  • Learn about business and regulatory changes in the financial services industry
  • Develop new relationships, and broaden your professional network.


The programme is located at Mizuho’s London offices, based near St Paul’s.

About Mizuho

Mizuho International plc (Mizuho International) is the London based securities and investment banking arm of the Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. With a primary focus on client based activities, its wide range of services includes sales and trading in both debt and equity securities, the underwriting of new issues and M&A advisory services. The Mizuho Financial Group employs approximately 55,000 employees across 880 offices worldwide. Mizuho International plc is based in the City of London and has approximately 500 employees. Further information can be found at

How to apply

For more details and to apply, please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter to [email protected]. Please confirm that you found out about the programme from WeAreTheCity, and remember to clearly show your career break on your CV as well as your desired area of interest (Fixed Income Sales & Trading, COO Front Office, Risk Management). Application closing date is 4 January 2017.


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