Institutional Equity

Full-time Analyst

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Placement and duration

The Full-Time Analyst Program is a two-year program that is centered around practical, on the job training and coaching from experienced professionals, and includes a broad introduction to the Equities markets and each of the major product groups within Institutional Equities and Prime Brokerage. The Program typically starts in April for graduates of Japanese universities, and in June or July for those graduating from universities overseas. Candidate placement is determined on a case-by-case basis, with the goal of matching the business needs of the product group in question with the skillset and interests of the candidate.

Training program

Training consists of a basic orientation, introductory presentations for each of the product groups, desk rotations and on-the-job exposure to markets, products, clients and industry professionals.

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Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You must be a student in your final year of study with a strong track record of academic excellence. Extensive knowledge of Economics, Finance, Mathematics or Engineering is preferred but not required.
  • You are fluent in both Japanese and English.
  • You are intellectually curious, analytical, detail-oriented, quantitatively astute, insightful and adaptive.
  • You are a quick learner, leader, team player, multitasker and an excellent communicator, as well as possess a strong work ethic and an eagerness to learn.


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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