Institutional Equity

Summer Analyst

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Placement and duration

The 10-week Summer Analyst Program is an opportunity to experience the culture and atmosphere of Morgan Stanley Sales & Trading Division by taking on some of the responsibilities and functions of a Full-time Analyst for the summer period. Summer Analysts will have the opportunity to undertake three rotations  across Institutional Equities, Fixed Income & Commodities or Fixed Income Research divisions. Summer Analysts will experience a range of roles during their program including sales, trading, structuring and research. Throughout the summer, Analysts will experience regular evaluation and feedback.

Training program

The Program begins in June with one week of intensive classroom training. This will include an introduction to Morgan Stanley followed by division-specific training. In addition to rotations, Summer Analysts will receive broader exposure across all of Sales & Trading through biweekly mini rotations, individual and group project assignments, senior management speaker series and networking events. All Summer Analysts will be assigned a dean and a buddy by way of support.

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  • Shadow experienced Morgan Stanley employees to gain a broader understanding of the different functions of the desk.


*Salary is competitive with excellent benefits.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You are a penultimate-year undergraduate student with outstanding academic achievements, and on track toachieve a minimum of 2.1 honours degree or equivalent.
  • All degree disciplines accepted, but applicants must have a keen interest in the financial markets.
  • You have strong analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.
  • You have the ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and succinctly.
  • You thrive under pressure and in ever-changing situations.


Morgan Stanley London

In 1977, Morgan Stanley opened its European headquarters in London, where it now has over 5,000 staff. Morgan Stanley is one of the preeminent financial services firms in the UK, with longstanding client relationships and a leading role in many landmark transactions. Our professionals value individual intellect as much as teamwork. We offer nimble, innovative services and products tailored to our clients’ needs.

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Application Process & Deadlines

The deadline to submit applications is Sunday, November 10, 2019

Candidates must apply online at and are encouraged to apply early as we recruit on an ongoing basis. Applicants will be required to complete online tests within 48 hours of submitting an application. Please note we may also have some additional Off-cycle positions available throughout the year, depending on business needs.

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