Quantitative Finance Associates are placed either in a specific group in Trading, Banking or Sales or within a specific project-based team such as Modeling. The Associate Program provides work across a range of product and sector desks. You can expect to take on significant responsibility as soon as you start. You will work directly with clients at a senior level, applying your analytical skills and subject-matter expertise to help them make strategic decisions involving capital raising, research or trading issues. Associates are placed directly on a desk within MSSM with opportunities in Fixed Income, Institutional Equities or Bank Resource Management. Candidates may be able to start at different times to accommodate study end dates.
Training includes on-the-job training and one-on-one sessions to familiarize you with the Firm's data resources and analytical tools. The curriculum covers market knowledge and product and technical training. Throughout the Program, you will be continually exposed to management, and you will benefit from networking opportunities with peers and colleagues. You will also be assigned a mentor to ease your transition into the corporate environment by offering career guidance, serving as a sounding board, and helping connect you to the broader Morgan Stanley network.