Morgan Stanley
Bank Resource Management

Summer Analyst and Industrial Placement

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Placement and duration

The Bank Resource Management (BRM) Summer Analyst and Industrial Placement Programs are an opportunity to experience the culture and atmosphere of Morgan Stanley. Interns will be able to take on some of the responsibilities and functions of a Full-time Analyst for either the 10-week summer period or a one-year internship. Interns will join BRM, where they will undertake rotations for the duration of the program and will experience a range of roles, whilst also gaining exposure to Institutional Equities and Fixed Income divisions.

Training program

The Program begins in June with one week of intensive classroom training. This will include an introduction to Morgan Stanley followed by division-specific training. In addition to rotations within BRM, Interns will receive broader exposure across all of Sales & Trading through weekly mini rotations, individual and group project assignments, senior management speaker series and networking events. All Interns will be assigned a dean and a buddy by way of support.

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  • Shadow experienced Morgan Stanley employees to gain a broader understanding of the different functions of the desk.
  • Pre-plan projects to improve the productivity and efficiency of the desk.
  • Rotate on desks within the division and work closely with leading Analysts to support a sector team franchise by completing value-added projects.
  • Summer Analysts will gain exposure to the following desks within BRM:
    • Securities Lending (Global Markets): Borrow equity securities from the world’s largest lending institutions and work on lending functions to our hedge fund clients.
    • Fixed Income Client Financing: Work to provide liquidity to clients in fixed-income products, and analyse market rates and economic drivers, such as Central Bank operations and monetary policy.
    • Secured Funding: Use Repo and Stock Loan products to finance the Firm’s inventory of equity and fixed-income securities. Understand the Firm’s secured funding framework and governance and work with traders in executing secured funding trades within this framework.
    • Sales and Marketing: Evaluate client portfolios and perform analysis on business opportunities.
    • Counterparty Portfolio Management: Price and hedge credit risk associated with new OTC derivative transactions and analyse historical data to ensure risk is adequately covered.
    • Strategy: Work on BRM and Firm strategic initiatives and pursue current strategies.
    • Business Management: Understand balance sheet management, risk controls around all of BRM’s business areas, management of capital, and client analytics.


*Salary is competitive with excellent benefits.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You are a penultimate-year undergraduate student with outstanding academic achievements, and on track to achieve a minimum of 2.1 honours degree or equivalent.
  • All degree disciplines accepted, but applicants must have a keen interest in the financial markets.
  • You have strong analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.
  • You have the ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and succinctly.
  • You thrive under pressure and in ever-changing situations.


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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 an application is Sunday 22 November 2020. Please note we may also have some additional off-cycle positions available throughout the year, depending on business needs.

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