Morgan Stanley
Quantitative Finance

Developer Autumn 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 Quantitative Finance in Budapest are within Market Modelling and Core analytics.

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Do you like coding and working with numbers? If so, this might be for you. We are looking for Quantitative Developer Interns in multiple areas who use their combined technical and numerical skills to support trading and management decisions in New York and London. 

Based on your preference and skills you can either:

  • Build models to calculate prices and risks for different assets using a statistical techniques or Monte Carlo simulations or,
  • Fetch data from different sources and generate analysis with top notch visualization to help decision making or,
  • Apply machine learning techniques to implement automated trading bots or,
  • Design and implement core calculation libraries used by multiple internal applications or,
  • Build web applications to monitor market movements or to provide detailed performance reports to the management.

We offer:

  • High impact projects with peers in New York and London, your contributions will be visible
  • Opportunity to gain insight into the world of investment banking
  • Dedicated mentoring program and a wide range of technical and soft skill trainings
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work from home
  • Potential full-time offer upon graduation


*Salary is competitive with excellent benefits.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

You have:

  • Ongoing studies (BSc , MSc or PhD) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Economics or similar disciplines
  • Hands-on experience in any widespread programming language (Python, C++, Java, C#, JavaScript, Perl, Ruby, PHP, R etc.)
  • Affinity towards mathematics, crunching numbers and visualizing relations between them
  • Eagerness to learn new technologies and the mechanics of the business
  • Good command of written and verbal communication in English

You might also have:

  • Linux experience or database (SQL) knowledge is a plus


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

The deadline to submit an application is Sunday 6 December 2020. Please note we may also have some additional off-cycle positions available throughout the year, depending on business needs.

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