Morgan Stanley
Firm Risk Management

Risk Management Summer Analyst

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Placement and duration

• A 10 week Summer Analyst Program beginning in June 

• An intensive hands-on introduction to Financial Services and Risk Management at Morgan Stanley 

• In-depth exposure to a specific Risk Management stripe such as Credit Risk, Liquidity Risk, Market Risk, Wealth Management Risk and Risk COO

• Opportunities to take on meaningful and challenging projects with real day-to-day impact

• Classroom training covering product and industry knowledge, soft skills and teambuilding activities

• In addition to the formal training, Summer Analysts receive on-the-job training, a peer buddy, senior leader mentorship, networking opportunities and weekly educational forums with Senior Management in the division

• Diverse culture and commitment to providing and supporting an inclusive workplace for all employees


Solve puzzles, provide insights and develop creative solutions that impact the department and Firm. This will be achieved through one or more of the following activities:  

• Risk Monitoring: Assist in day-to-day risk management of our credit, liquidity, market or wealth management risk exposures by providing independent quantitative analysis of business activities and establishing processes and tools to monitor these risks. Use Excel and, depending on team, statistical tools to aggregate and analyze data to understand exposures before communicating recommended actions

• Reporting: Develop innovative quantitative and qualitative reports on risk exposures and metrics to support leadership decisions using PowerPoint, VBA, SQL, R and other tools

• Regulatory Programs: Partner with teams within Firm Risk Management and across the Firm to drive key regulatory initiatives including rule implementation, regulatory exam and relationship management, issue remediation and governance enhancements

• Risk Project Management and Governance: Contribute to key projects to establish and maintain strong risk processes and infrastructure and support appropriate risk governance, using project management best practices

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

• Intellectually curious about risk management, financial products, markets and regulation

• Outstanding communication skills; able to present complex issues verbally and in writing 

• Prior experience and interest in working with numerical data, such as analyzing financial statements or business impacts and summarizing results

• Familiarity with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word; advanced skills a plus

• Strong analytical thinker who can break problems down into easily understandable pieces

• Flexible and collaborative in approach to solving problems

• Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

• In final year of study toward a degree


Morgan Stanley New York

Founded in New York City in 1935, Morgan Stanley has evolved into one of the world's foremost financial institutions, with more than 55,000 employees in 43 countries. Our New York headquarters offers the finest in financial thinking, products and execution to individual investors, companies, institutions and government agencies. We offer our clients the personalized attention and service of a boutique, the intelligence and creativity of the brightest professionals in the industry and the global resources of Morgan Stanley.

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Application Process & Deadlines

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