Morgan Stanley
Early Insights

Step In, Step Up: An Insight to Banking

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Placement and duration

This two day insight program provides an in-depth introduction into investment banking alongside a comprehensive overview of how various divisions and roles interact with one another. Participants will gain an understanding of an investment bank's various functions and departments through carefully designed, hands-on skill sessions, a tour of a live trading floor, and unique networking opportunities. Program attendees will actively learn through case-studies, group presentations, panel sessions, interactive workshops and networking. Step In, Step Up is intended for female students in years 12 and 13 and is held in February, July and October. The next SISU program will take place on the 27th - 28th of July.

The Step in, Step Up: An Insight to Banking program has received intensely positive reviews, was shortlisted for the 2013 “Inspiring the Workforce of the Future” Opportunity Now Award, and was featured in a 2014 “Women's Business Council” video as an example of an innovation around diversity.

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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

The deadline to submit applications is Sunday 6 June 2021. Please submit your CV and Cover Letter detailing why you would like to attend the program. Candidates must apply online at and are encouraged to apply early.

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