Placement and duration

The Analyst Program provides undergraduate students an opportunity to master the analytical, quantitative and interpersonal skills necessary for an exciting and rewarding career on Wall Street. With a flat structure and an open trading floor, you will collaborate with more experienced colleagues and learn from experienced Commodities professionals. The Full-time Analyst Program generally begins in late June with direct placement on a desk within Commodities for two years.

Training program

All new Analysts participate in an extensive orientation program which covers the Firm's businesses, the transition from an academic setting to a corporate environment and opportunities to establish a network throughout the Firm. Commodities 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, mentors and managers through team-building sessions and other organized events.

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The successful candidate will work in a team that has day-to-day responsibilities across the broad range of Commodities markets. The role gives exposure to the functions and desks that exist within the Division and involves working in a fast-paced trading environment while maintaining broader Firmwide relationships.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You must be pursuing an undergraduate or Master's degree; in your final year of study (Finance concentration preferred) with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • You've had at least one internship in a Commodities and/or Finance-related field and have a genuine interest in the financial markets, specifically Commodities.
  • You know Bloomberg, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
  • You are analytical, adaptive, a leader yet team player, as well as a multi-tasker.
  • You possess strong oral and written communication skills.


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Application Process & Deadlines

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.

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