Morgan Stanley
Quantitative Finance

Quantitative Finance Autumn Off-Cycle Internship

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Placement and duration

The Strats & Modelling Autumn Off-Cycle Internship in Budapest runs from early/mid-September through end of January. While other teams focus on practice areas such as Market Modelling, Core Analytics, and Model Standards and Enforcement, the primary roles in MSSM in Budapest are within Market Modelling and Core analytics.

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During the internship, you will assume the role of a Full-time MSSM Market Modeller. Market modelers enhance Morgan Stanley's ability to take and manage risk, and generate profits through the development and utilisation of mathematical finance to create effective valuation and hedging models. This leads to the development and analysis of investment and trading strategies of interest to our traders and clients.


*Salary is competitive with excellent benefits.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You have or are studying towards an M.Sc. or PhD or equivalent in Mathematical Finance, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science and/or Informatics.
  • You have strong analytical skills, together with a mastery of probability theory, stochastic calculus, statistics, partial differential equations and numerical analysis.
  • You have excellent computer programming skills, including Java and C++. Knowledge of Matlab is an advantage.
  • You have a keen interest in the financial markets and have the drive and desire to work in an intense, team-oriented environment.
  • You are able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal English as well as Hungarian.


Morgan Stanley Budapest

Morgan Stanley opened its first office in Budapest in 2005. Today our Hungary office has an innovative culture and a community of professionals that add to our worldwide expertise. The office is located on the Danube in the state of the art Millennium City Centre. We provide essential support across a variety of services including Finance, Technology, Quant Solutions, Risk Management, Bank Resource Management and Internal Audit with over 1300 employees.

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Application Process & Deadlines

Candidates will participate in a selection process focused on assessing their technical, analytical and problem-solving skills. Final-round interviews take place at an assessment centre in the Budapest office and will comprise various technical, interpersonal and senior manager interviews. Students must apply online at This role is currently not open for applications.

Please note we may also have some additional off-cycle positions available throughout the year, depending on business needs.

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