Placement and duration

The Full Time Analyst Program, which consists of two 18-month rotations, provides an ongoing opportunity to explore various areas within Human Resources. Placements are based on Analyst preferences and business knowledge, interview feedback and current business needs. As a result, our Analysts gain a well-rounded HR experience in the financial services industry and a deep understanding of the Firm's culture and strategy.

Training program

Training begins with Firmwide orientation, followed by a two-week training program that consists of business unit and industry specific content, networking opportunities and team-building activities. There is also one-week dedicated to HR-specific training consisting of technical, educational and professional development sessions to ensure a positive transition into HR. This provides Analysts the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of each functional area across Human Resources through introductory overviews and hands-on case studies which highlight how the division works together to provide solutions to our clients. HR Analysts also receive monthly educational opportunities to foster greater class cohesion enhance and enhance the learning experience of Human Resources as well as the Financial Services industry.

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Responsibilities vary by role and rotation, but may include:

  • Gain a broad understanding of the HR operating model and divisional interdependencies.
  • Build relationships with clients and colleagues, sharing ideas and information as well as opportunities for innovation.
  • Design and implement new ways to attract, retain and motivate employees.
  • Develop workforce analytics to help clients make informed decisions and deliver innovative HR solutions.
  • Deliver reporting and analytics to help manage compensation expense and forecasting or headcount metrics for Business Units.
  • Collaborate across HR to understand and reengineer processes that promote greater operational efficiency.
  • Identify new ways to promote a culture of inclusivity leverage different backgrounds and experiences.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • A minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Excellent leadership, analytical and communication skills.
  • Team player who can work in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, handle sensitive information with discretion and demonstrate high attention to detail.
  • Aptitude for handling multiple responsibilities and projects with competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills and the ability to streamline processes in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Possess poise and self-confidence.
  • Preferred majors: Human Resources Management, Finance, Business Management, Economics, Organizational Development, Industrial Relations, Communications or Psychology.


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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