Placement and duration

The 10-week Market Risk Summer Analyst Program in London 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 a specific team within Market Risk, working on a range of projects.

Training program

The program begins in June with one week of intensive classroom training, including an introduction to Morgan Stanley followed by ongoing education throughout the duration of the internship. There will be a senior management speaker series and assigned mentor support, as well as networking events.

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  • Report firmwide risk covering global activities.
  • Gain an appreciation for risk management and governance processes.
  • Understand and analyse risk representation of various traded products and other investments.
  • Assist in methodology and research related to market risk models such as Value-at-Risk.
  • Understand issues surrounding regulatory and economic capital for market risk.
  • Represent the Market Risk department at cross-functional working groups, and engage in extensive project work.


*Salary is competitive with excellent benefits.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • In your penultimate year of study on track for a minimum 2.1 or equivalent degree majoring in Mathematics, Financial Engineering or other quantitative subject.
  • Strong quantitative orientation.
  • Ability to manage dynamic priorities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work on assignments in a dynamic environment, analyse information, distill relevant facts and reach logical conclusions.
  • Strong interest in financial services and risk management.


Morgan Stanley London

In 1977, Morgan Stanley opened its European headquarters in London, where it now has over 5,000 staff. Morgan Stanley is one of the preeminent financial services firms in the UK, with longstanding client relationships and a leading role in many landmark transactions. Our professionals value individual intellect as much as teamwork. We offer nimble, innovative services and products tailored to our clients’ needs.

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Application Process & Deadlines

Candidates are encouraged to apply early. Applicants will be required to complete online tests within 48 hours of submitting an application.

Please note we may also have some additional off-cycle positions available throughout the year, depending on business needs.

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