Morgan Stanley

Placement and duration

• A two-and-a-half-year rotational program in two divisional tracks: Technology and Business Audit

• Broad exposure to different coverage areas and teams, while developing an understanding of firm processes, products and systems; audit principles; and a range of audit activities 

o In addition, Technology Analysts have the opportunity to learn about cutting edge technology, including: algorithmic trade engines, pricing models, digital banking, advisory services and cloud computing.

• A one-day firmwide orientation, followed by a two-week business unit-specific training program, focused on business, technical and professional knowledge specific to Morgan Stanley 

• A weeklong Internal Audit-specific training designed to provide basic product knowledge, an overview of audit principles and Morgan Stanley's audit methodology, and training in professional skills, such as business writing and presentation skills


• Develop a working knowledge of business terminology and basic auditing standards

• Participate in business management and audit team meetings to gain an understanding of the business units under review (e.g., policies and procedures, roles and responsibilities, systems, processes, risks and controls)

• Participate in audit planning and scoping, and assist in documenting audit planning materials and walkthrough narratives or process flows

• Assist in identifying key controls, creating the process, risk and control (PRC) matrix, and uploading documentation to the audit workflow tool

• Create and execute control tests and clearly document test results as part of fieldwork

• Communicate testing exceptions and control deficiencies to senior management within Internal Audit and the business as part of reporting

Responsibilities may vary according to your coverage area.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

• Business Audit: You are pursuing a bachelor's degree (accounting, business management, finance or related degree preferred) and have less than one year of full-time professional experience

• Technology Audit: You are pursuing a master’s degree in computer science or a technology-related field, have less than three years of full-time professional experience, and you have or are pursuing CISA or CISSP

• Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

• Strong technical and analytical skills, and working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

• Graduate between December 2021 and May 2022


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. Note that this program consists of two tracks, Financial and IT Audit. When applying for the program, candidates must select the track that they wish to pursue.

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