Morgan Stanley

Placement and duration

The 10-week Summer Associate Program begins in mid-June, and students are immediately placed into a research team. Our interns typically work with several analysts on assigned projects of a highly analytical nature, and will be expected to contribute ideas to their team.

Training program

The training includes a one-day regional orientation across the business units, followed by research work. Students learn from internal lectures by our analysts and economists and through Firmwide video conference sessions.

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  • Gathering industry and company data to understand industry vision.
  • Analyzing emerging trends in an industry or macro economy.
  • Supporting the analyst's team in preparing charts.
  • Assessing relative stock valuations with senior team members.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You must be a graduate student in your penultimate year of study, preferably with a concentration in finance.
  • You have at least two years of work experience.
  • You have excellent communication skills and are fluent in both English and Japanese.
  • 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.

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Application Process & Deadlines

All students attending schools in Japan are required to apply through our local campus recruiting website,, which details the application process and deadlines. Students attending schools outside of Japan (all nationalities) should apply through the Boston Career Forum website,

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