Placement and duration

The Summer Analyst Program is a 10-week program beginning in June that offers an intensive hands-on introduction to Human Resources at Morgan Stanley. The Program provides broad exposure to various functions across Human Resources, as well as in-depth exposure to one specific function, based upon the Summer Analyst's placement.

Training program

The Summer Analyst program begins with one week of Firmwide and HR specific orientation and training that includes exposure to each of our functional areas and to senior management. Throughout the program, Summer Analysts participate in various trainings, a speaker series, networking and educational events in order to be fully immersed in Human Resources and the Firm’s culture. At the end of the program, Summer Analysts present to HR senior management.

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  • Creating reports to provide compensation and headcount analytics information to management.
  • Partnering with different HR teams to implement programs and initiatives designed to attract, retain and motivate employees.
  • Collaborating across the various HR teams to evaluate and reengineer processes to drive greater operational efficiency.
  • Supporting client delivery teams with their business unit partnerships by assisting in employee relations investigations, and fielding client inquiries regarding Firm policies and procedures.
  • Obtaining a broad understanding of the HR operating model and its departmental interdependencies.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • You have excellent leadership, analytical and communication skills.
  • You are a team player who can work in a collaborative environment.
  • You demonstrate attention to detail, exercise sound judgment and can handle sensitive information with discretion.
  • You have strong time management and multitasking skills and can handle multiple responsibilities and projects with competing priorities and deadline.
  • You have outstanding problem solving skills and the ability to streamline processes in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • You demonstrate a positive, can-do attitude and willingness to get the job done.
  • You are proactive, motivated, and 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

Students must apply online at You may also be required to apply through your school’s on-campus recruitment system.

After submitting your application, you may be asked to complete a video-recorded questionnaire through HireVue. You will receive an email with additional information on how to complete the video shortly following submission of your application

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