The Public Finance Summer Analyst Program a 10-week program, including one week of classroom training. The program provides undergraduate students an opportunity to master the analytical, quantitative and interpersonal skills necessary to develop an exciting and rewarding career on Wall Street. Summer Analysts assume the functions of Full Time Analysts, servicing the Firm’s investment banking clients in the public sector and not-for-profit sector across the United States. Over the course of the summer, Summer Analysts are given an opportunity to explore multiple product areas, including Infrastructure (States, Cities and Local Governments), Higher Education and Not-for-Profit Institutions, Healthcare, Affordable Housing, Public Power and Utilities and Syndicate.
Summer Analysts begin with a one-day orientation where they are introduced to the Firm's businesses and learn what it's like to be an employee at Morgan Stanley. Public Finance Summer Analysts then attend divisional Sales & Trading training, where they learn the core skills required to be successful on the job, as well as Public Finance-specific training. The curriculum includes market updates, bond math, the fundamentals of tax-exempt municipal bonds and credit risk analysis. In addition, Summer Analysts have several opportunities to network with peers, mentors and managers through speaker events, teambuilding sessions, learning lunches, community service and social events.