Firm Risk Management

Summer Analyst

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Placement and duration

The 10-week 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

The Summer Analyst 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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Summer Analysts learn to employ the skills fundamental to credit research, including:

  • 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.
  • Presenting their views to senior professionals for approval.
  • 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.
  • Assisting in monitoring, managing and reporting exposures at a counterpart, product and portfolio level.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You are a high-calibre undergraduate student in your penultimate year of study, majoring in Finance, Accounting or other business-related majors.
  • You have superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • You have strong quantitative orientation.
  • You have the ability to manage dynamic priorities.


Morgan Stanley Hong Kong

The Hong Kong office is Morgan Stanley’s regional headquarters for the Asia Pacific region. Since first operating in Hong Kong in 1987, Morgan Stanley has expanded to offer its complete range of products and services to clients across the region, including institutional securities, corporate finance and advisory, private wealth management and investment management.

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