Morgan Stanley

Placement and duration

Summer Analysts are placed in roles based on their interests, feedback from the interview process and current business needs. Summer Analysts receive continuing on-the-job training throughout the program and benefit from working alongside experienced professionals on meaningful projects.

Training program

Summer analysts being with a one-day orientation to the Firm where they are introduced to the Firm's businesses, learn about what it is like to be an employee at Morgan Stanley, and network with other Summer Analysts throughout the Firm. Fund Services Summer Analysts then receive business-unit-specific training where they learn core skills essential to a successful summer and future endeavors. In addition to the initial training, Summer Analysts also receive considerable on-the-job training, a series of Lunch & Learns, networking events and work-shadowing opportunities.

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Summer Analysts may gain exposure to one or more of the following business areas:

  • Investor Services: Provides day-to-day support and assistance to both the hedge fund manager and investors in the fund.
  • Accounting: Acts as a point of contact for hedge fund clients for daily and monthly portfolio accounting.
  • Technology and Risk: Manages the development and deployment of applications used by Fund Services.
  • Documentation/Client Transition: Manages client agreements and hedge fund documents as well as works with new Fund Services clients.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You are a current junior undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • You have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • You have a strong Information Systems background.
  • You are analytical, quantitative, adaptive, a quick learner, leader, team player, multi-tasker and possess a strong work ethic, and excellent oral and written communication skills.


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.

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