Equity Research

Summer Junior Associate

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Placement and duration

During this 10-week program, Summer Junior Associates are placed directly into one of the following sector teams: Commodities, Consumers, Energy & Utilities, Financials, Health Care, Industrials, Materials, Media, Strategy, Telecommunication or Technology. The placements are made based on demand, the skill set of the candidate, and candidate preference.

Training program

The Summer Junior Associate Program begins with a training and development curriculum that will equip you with the fundamental and professional skills that you need in order to be successful in Equity Research. After 5 days of training, Summer Junior Associates spend the program within a specific industry group, building a strong foundation in the basic skills of financial analysis, accounting, and valuation.

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  • Gather and analyze industry data to develop an industry-specific vision.
  • Update and build financial models on the companies and industry you follow.
  • Analyze emerging trends in an industry or macro economy.
  • Assess relative stock valuations and review findings with your team.
  • Build relationships within Sales & Trading and Research.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You will be a rising senior during the summer of this internship.
  • You have a strong academic background with an interest in the financial markets.
  • You have strong quantitative, analytical, written and oral communication skills.
  • You have a keen research instinct and creative problem-solving abilities.
  • You are intellectually curious, focused and have an entrepreneurial spirit.


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 www.morganstanley.com/campus. If Morgan Stanley recruits on your campus, you may also be required to apply through your school's on-campus system.

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