Morgan Stanley
Fixed Income Research

Full Time Analyst

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Placement and duration

The Analyst Program provides undergraduate students an opportunity to master the analytical, quantitative and interpersonal skills necessary to develop an exciting and rewarding career on Wall Street. Analysts will be matched with a team based on department need and your skill set and sector preferences. With a flat structure, the Analyst Program includes the opportunity to collaborate and learn from experienced professionals. The various teams include: Cross Asset Strategy, Foreign Exchange Strategy, Emerging Markets Fixed Income Strategy, Interest Rate Strategy, Corporate Credit Strategy, Securitized Products Strategy and Municipals Strategy.

Training program

All new Analysts participate in an intensive Firmwide orientation program, which covers the Firm's businesses, the transition from an academic setting to a corporate environment and opportunities for establishing a network throughout the Firm, globally. Fixed Income Research Analysts then attend divisional training where they learn core skills required to be successful on the job. The curriculum includes daily market updates, accounting, credit risk analysis, business overview speaker series, fundamental and advanced product and technical training, and registration preparation. In addition, Analysts have several opportunities to network with peers in Research and Sales & Trading, mentors and managers through team-building sessions and other organized events.

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  • Develop investment recommendations on Fixed Income Securities through the study of market fundamentals and technical research.
  • Contribute to the writing of reports for our clients that are clear, insightful and help their investment process.
  • Develop tools and models to help with the generation of trade ideas.
  • Maintain constant dialogue with our colleagues in sales and trading discussing market color and the impact of incoming data on our published views

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You are pursuing an undergraduate degree; in your final year of study (Finance concentration preferred) with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • You have a compelling interest in and knowledge of the financial markets.
  • You have an advanced knowledge of MS Excel (preferred).
  • Candidates are expected to be analytical, quantitative, insightful, adaptive, quick learners, leaders, team players, and multi-taskers, while possessing a strong work ethic and excellent oral and written communication skills.


Morgan Stanley New York

Founded in New York City in 1935, Morgan Stanley has evolved into one of the world's foremost financial institutions, with more than 55,000 employees in 43 countries. Our New York headquarters offers the finest in financial thinking, products and execution to individual investors, companies, institutions and government agencies. We offer our clients the personalized attention and service of a boutique, the intelligence and creativity of the brightest professionals in the industry and the global resources of Morgan Stanley.

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Application Process/ Details

Students must apply online at If Morgan Stanley recruits on your campus, you may also be required to apply through your school’s on‑campus system.

After submitting your application, you will be asked to complete a video-recorded questionnaire through HireVue. You will receive an email with additional information on how to complete the video after you submit your application. We encourage you to account for this in your application timeline.

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