Firm Risk Management

Full-time Analyst

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Placement and duration

The Risk Management Analyst Program is an intensive, hands-on experience that provides recent graduates with a strong foundation to in core risk management processes and the opportunity to grow and develop. Analysts join one of Risk Management’s teams in Credit, Liquidity, Market or Operational Risk or in functions that span Risk Management such as Model Risk Management, Risk Analytics, Risk COO and Strategic Infrastructure and Data Management. Under the guidance of more experienced colleagues, Analysts will be given rapidly increasing levels of responsibility and the opportunity to make an impact.

Analysts will receive classroom and on-the-job training to shape a strong foundation in risk management and our businesses. Managers are committed to providing meaningful and challenging projects to enable Analysts to learn on the job while making an impact. Risk Management professionals are focused on mentoring and training Analysts to ensure a meaningful career and individualized development.

Training program

Full-time Analysts participate in a two-week firmwide orientation which provides an overview of Morgan Stanley’s businesses, structure, and strategy. This is followed by training covering product and industry knowledge, soft skills, and teambuilding activities. Analysts are also invited to take part in networking events within Risk Management throughout the year.

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  • Risk Monitoring: Assist in day-to-day risk management of our market, credit, operational or liquidity risk exposures by providing independent analysis of business activities and establishing processes to monitor these risks.
  • Model Development: Model Development: Participate in developing and enhancing tools and methodologies to quantify risks for business as usual and stress testing purposes.
  • Model Risk Management: Learn about the Firm's governance framework for models used in all divisions and assist in reviewing and validating various types of models.
  • Reporting and Strategic Risk Infrastructure: Contribute to key projects to establish and maintain a strong infrastructure supporting risk management activities, including reporting on risk exposures and metrics, data management and project management.
  • Regulatory Programs: Work with teams within Risk and across the Firm to drive key regulatory initiatives including rule implementation, regulatory exam and relationship management, remediation and governance.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You are an undergraduate or graduate student in your last year of study from any degree discipline with a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • You must have a strong interest in risk management and excellent quantitative and analytical skills.
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You have excellent leadership, inter-personal skills and are a team player.
  • You pay close attention to detail, have analytical and problem-solving skills, and are able to understand and evaluate complex information quickly.
  • You have strong project management skills.
  • You have the ability to manage dynamic priorities.


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

Students must apply online at If Morgan Stanley recruits on your campus, you may also be required to apply through your school’s on-campus system.

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