Morgan Stanley

Placement and Duration

The Summer Analyst Program is a 10-week program beginning in May, with the exception of Hong Kong where programs commence in June, that offers an intensive hands-on introduction to Compliance at Morgan Stanley.

Training program

This intensive 10-week program includes a Firmwide orientation to Morgan Stanley’s businesses and division specific training. Your training will continue throughout the summer with structured learning sessions run by senior executives. Similarly, you will have many opportunities to integrate with peers and senior colleagues through a series of networking, social, charity and mentoring events.

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As a Summer Analyst, your responsibilities may include:

  • Participating in compliance risk assessments and analysis of the compliance environment and controls for a line of business.
  • Conducting monitoring and surveillance of transactions, employee activities and communications
  • Analyzing regulations, rules and various proposals; drafting and coordinating regulatory updates and compliance bulletins.
  • Reviewing and drafting policies, procedures, compliance manuals and developing/updating related training courses.
  • Conducting research, and assisting with, coordinating and responding to various regulatory inquiries and examinations.
  • Conducting due diligence (for example, financial crimes concerns) reviews of clients during the account opening process.
  • Attending meetings with internal clients.


  • You are in your penultimate year of study.
  • Track record of academic excellence.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize a variety of data to produce well-designed and meaningful summaries and reports.
  • Adept at solving problems and developing efficient processes.
  • Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word.