Quantitative Finance

Summer Analyst, Associate

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Placement and duration

The Summer Internship is a 10-week program designed to give you insight into this division and an opportunity to develop and master the analytical, quantitative and interpersonal skills needed to develop an exciting and rewarding career.

Training program

Summer Analysts participate in an orientation and one week training program. You will be given extensive learning opportunities including technical training and lunch-time speaker series with senior executives, mentoring, networking, charity and social events.

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Within the different business functions, Summer Analysts & Associates may take on one of the following roles:

  • Desk Strategists sit on the trading desk and create models and strategies the desk will use to drive trading decisions, analyze and manage the risk of the positions currently on the books, and create pricing and market models.
  • Market Modelers enhance Morgan Stanley's ability to manage risk and generate profits through the development of mathematical finance to create effective valuation and hedging models.
  • Core Analytics develops domain-specific languages, algorithms, analytic libraries and tools to specify, value, trade and process financial positions.
  • Model Standards and Enforcement works with strats, market modelers, the Market Risk Department and the Firm's Chief Risk Officer to set standards for the models used in valuation.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You are a penultimate-year student with expertise in Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Quantitative Finance or Computer Science. You have a genuine interest and understanding of the Asian financial markets.
  • Fluency in English and strong communication skills are required.
  • You have strong programming skills.
  • You are results-focused, collaborative and possess the drive to work in an intense, team-oriented environment.


Morgan Stanley Hong Kong

The Hong Kong office is Morgan Stanley’s regional headquarters for the Asia Pacific region. Since first operating in Hong Kong in 1987, Morgan Stanley has expanded to offer its complete range of products and services to clients across the region, including institutional securities, corporate finance and advisory, private wealth management and investment management.

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Application Process & Deadlines

Applications will only be accepted online at http://www.morganstanley.com/campus.

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