Quantitative Finance

Full-time Associate

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Placement and duration

The Quantitative Finance Full-Time Program offers opportunities across a range of Desk Strats and Modeling teams. These teams are primarily embedded within the Firm's Sales & Trading organization and provide critical quantitative solutions for the businesses they support. As a direct team placement program, new Associates are made aware of team placement at the time of their offer, and will begin making an impact on day one.

Training program

All Full-Time Associates will participate in the classroom-based Quantitative Finance training program, which is held in the summer. This multifaceted program is instrumental to the success of our new Associates; with a curriculum covering market-knowledge training, product/technical training, and professional development. Program Associates will also receive significant on-the-job coaching working alongside managers and mentors.

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Responsibilities

Teams/Responsibilities within Quantitative Finance fall within (2) general areas:

  • Desk Strategists are key participants in revenue-generating activities. They provide quantitative support to the trading and sales desks to drive trading decisions, analyze and manage risk. They also deliver pricing and marking models, and create trader and sales efficiency tools.
  • Modelers are focused on the more longer-term solutions required by the business. Modelers partner with Desk Strats in design, execution, and delivery. They develop models and analytical infrastructure to take and manage risk and are focused on ensuring technical efficiency to create profitable strategies.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You are pursuing a PhD with expertise in Financial Engineering, Mathematics, Financial Math, Physics, Statistics, Engineering, Quantitative Finance, Computer Science, or other related quantitative field.
  • You are completing your degree between December 2017 - June 2018.
  • You have excellent programming skills.
  • You have strong mathematical academic training.
  • You have a keen interest in financial markets.
  • You have the drive and desire to work in an intense team-oriented environment.
  • You have excellent decision-making abilities.

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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.

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