Placement and duration

The Analyst Program begins in mid-July with direct placement onto a desk within the Commodities business. The program provides graduates with an opportunity to master the analytical, quantitative and interpersonal skills needed to develop a rewarding career within Commodities at Morgan Stanley. With a flat structure and an open trading floor, you will collaborate with and learn from some of the most successful professionals in the industry.

Training program

Full-time Analysts participate in a Firmwide orientation and training program. 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, Full-time Analysts network with peers, mentors and senior managers through team-building sessions and other organized events.

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  • Sales: Build and maintain long-term client relationships; trade Fixed Income products; develop and presenttrade ideas.
  • Traders: Execute trades; develop trade ideas and market analysis; manage risk under high pressure.
  • Structuring: Develop products for risk management.
  • Research: Provide market fundamentals analytics and develop investment recommendations.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You must be a graduate from an undergraduate university or graduate school.
  • You are fluent in both Japanese and English.
  • You have strong mathematical and analytical skills and can work under pressure in a trading environment.
  • You have a professional attitude, are positive, and are a team player with strong leadership abilities.
  • You execute quickly, and can multi-task and prioritize.


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

Students attending schools in Japan must apply through our local campus recruiting website that includes application deadlines at If you are attending schools outside Japan, please apply through the Boston Career Forum website at

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