Firm Risk Management

Summer Analyst

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Placement and duration

The Firm Risk Management Summer Analyst Program is an opportunity to experience the culture and atmosphere of Morgan Stanley's Risk Management Division, taking on the responsibilities and functions of a Full-time Analyst. Summer Analysts will be assigned to one or two teams over the Program and will work on a range of projects.

Training program

This intensive 10-week program is an opportunity to experience the culture and atmosphere of Morgan Stanley's Risk Management Division, taking on the responsibilities and functions of a Full-time Analyst. Summer Analysts will be assigned to one or two teams over the Program and will work on a range of projects.

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Responsibilities

As a Summer Analyst, your responsibilities may include:

  • Risk Monitoring: Assist in day-to-day risk management of our market or credit risk exposures by providing independent analysis of business activities and establishing processes to monitor these risks.
  • Model Development: Participate in developing and enhancing tools and methodologies to quantify risks for business as usual and stress testing purposes.
  • 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.
  • Assist in monitoring, managing and reporting exposures at a counterpart, product and portfolio level.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You are a high calibre student in your penultimate year of study, majoring in Finance, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Accounting or other business-related majors.
  • You have a strong interest in risk management.
  • You are fluent in English and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You are intellectually curious and enjoy learning.
  • You demonstrate leadership, interpersonal 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 the ability to manage dynamic priorities.