Placement and duration

The Summer Analyst Program runs for 5 weeks, between May to August. Summer Analysts will rotate through various desks, depending on the student's interest and adequacy.

Training program

The training program has a one-day regional orientation with business-specific content. The nonformal training includes networking, lunch seminars and social events. The training is holistic with both immersion in Morgan Stanley and opportunities to establish a professional network.

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  • Provide sales support for client relationships.
  • Assist traders as they execute trades, develop trade ideas and market analysis as well as manage risk under high pressure.
  • Learn how to develop risk management products.
  • Understand how to conduct research by providing market fundamentals, analytics and investment recommendations.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You must be a student in your penultimate year.
  • You have good communication skills and are fluent in Japanese.
  • You have strong mathematical and analytical skills.
  • You can work under pressure in a trading environment.
  • You have a professional attitude, are positive and a team player with strong leadership abilities.
  • You execute quickly and can multitask and prioritize.

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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