Placement and duration

The 10-week Summer Analyst Program provides students with an opportunity to master the skills needed to develop an exciting and rewarding career in Equity Research. Summer Analysts will undertake rotations across two industry teams providing them with an opportunity to collaborate with and learn from some of the most successful professionals in the industry. They will gain exposure to  senior management and other representatives through lunches, seminars and social activities. Equity Research Summer Analysts also receive significant support from managers and mentors. Throughout the summer, Analysts will receive regular evaluation and feedback to support their ongoing development. 

Training program

Summer Analysts participate in an orientation program that provides an overview of the Firm's businesses and aids the transition from the academic to the corporate world, creating the chance to establish a network across multiple businesses. Equity Research Summer Analysts will attend both Firmwide and divisional training where they learn the core skills required to be successful on the job. This includes financial analysis and modelling overviews, as well as larger presentations from leading Analysts, such as how to make better stock calls and develop proprietary insights.

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  • Rotate within two sector teams and work closely with leading Analysts to support a sector team franchise by completing value-added projects.
  • Gather and analyse industry data to develop an industry vision; update and build financial models on multiple companies and industries.
  • Analyse emerging trends in an industry or macroeconomy, write investment notes and reports to communicate your team's investment opinions to a sophisticated client base and assess relative stock valuations and review findings with senior team members.


*Salary is competitive with excellent benefits.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You are an undergraduate from any degree discipline in your penultimate year of study with a strong interest in the financial markets.
  • You have entrepreneurial spirit and are driven to deliver results.
  • You have superb communication skills and are a team player.
  • You are intellectually curious, focused and have excellent quantitative and analytical skills.
  • You have a keen research instinct and innovative problem-solving abilities.
  • You are committed to excellence in your work and you maintain high professional and ethical standards.


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In 1977, Morgan Stanley opened its European headquarters in London, where it now has over 5,000 staff. Morgan Stanley is one of the preeminent financial services firms in the UK, with longstanding client relationships and a leading role in many landmark transactions. Our professionals value individual intellect as much as teamwork. We offer nimble, innovative services and products tailored to our clients’ needs.

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Application Process & Deadlines

The deadline to submit applications is Sunday 11 November 2018.

Candidates must apply online at and are encouraged to apply early as we recruit on an ongoing basis. Applicants will be required to complete online tests within 48 hours of submitting an application. Please note we may also have some additional Off-cycle positions available throughout the year, depending on business needs.

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