Morgan Stanley
Sales and Trading

Institutional Equity Summer Analyst

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Placement and duration

The Summer Program is a 10-week program designed as an opportunity to learn more about the important role that the Institutional Equity Division plays within Morgan Stanley. This structured program includes rotations on desks across the Equity Division, including Prime Brokerage. This is designed to give you insight into this division and an opportunity to develop and master the analytical, quantitative and interpersonal skills needed to develop an exciting and rewarding career.

Training program

This intensive 10-week program includes a Firmwide orientation to Morgan Stanley’s businesses and division specific training. Your training will continue throughout the summer with structured learning sessions run by senior executives. Similarly, you will have many opportunities to integrate with peers and senior colleagues through a series of networking, social, charity and mentoring events.

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  • Sales: Work alongside experienced employees to learn how we build our client base and establish and maintain long-term client relationships. Assist with developing and presenting investment ideas and the fundamentals of selling and cross-selling the Firm’s products.
  • Trading: Develop and execute trading ideas and analysis, and support all aspects of the market-making trade execution process, from research analytics on trades to relative value analysis.
  • Structuring: Use innovative and solutions-based approach to designing both investment and risk management products across all asset classes.
  • Research/Strategy: Analyze market fundamentals and liaise with researchers to develop investment recommendations for internal and external clients.
  • Analytics: Provide quantitative and qualitative analytics around client revenue and profitability; work to efficiently manage commission dollars by creating increased transparency around the services that clients value.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You are a university student with an outstanding academic record.
  • You are currently due to graduate between October 2021 and July 2022 with no further study planned
  • Fluency in English required and  fluency in Asian lanaguages preferred
  • You have a genuine interest and understanding of the Asian financial markets.
  • Past work or internship business experience required.
  • You are analytical, insightful, a quick learner, team player and good at multitasking, with a positive attitude.