Morgan Stanley

Placement and duration

The Full-time Program provides graduate students an opportunity to build and master the skills needed for an exciting and rewarding career in Equity Research. You will collaborate with and learn from some of the most successful professionals in the industry. Analysts are placed directly on a desk, in Equity Research, with opportunities across the spectrum of sectors.

Training program

Training includes a Firmwide orientation with a varied range of training courses. There is also business unit-specific training.

Get to Know Our Recent Recruits

Everyone here feels a responsibility to mentor.
Neel Associate, Equity Research


  • Gathering industry and company data to understand industry vision.
  • Analyzing emerging trends in an industry or macro economy.
  • Preparing comprehensive company reports.
  • Assessing relative stock valuations and reviewing findings with senior team members and, ultimately, with internal and external clients.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • Knowledge of accounting, finance or a related field is preferred.
  • You have strong communication skills and are fluent in both Japanese and English.
  • You have basic MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • You are analytical, quantitative and have strong interpersonal skills.


Morgan Stanley Tokyo

Morgan Stanley opened a representative office in Tokyo in 1970. With more than 1,300 employees in Japan, Morgan Stanley is one of the largest and most active foreign participants in the Japanese market, providing investment banking, sales & trading, research, real estate and investment management products and services. In 2010, Morgan Stanley joined force with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) to commence securities joint venture operations in Japan, as part of the global strategic alliance.

Learn More

Application Process & Deadlines

Students attending schools in Japan must apply through our local campus recruiting website that includes application deadlines at If you are attending schools outside Japan, please apply through the Boston Career Forum website at

Learn more about Our Recruitment Process