Morgan Stanley
Fixed Income Research

Full-time Analyst

Placement and duration

The Fixed Income Research Full-time Analyst Program begins in mid-July with direct placement on a desk. With a flat structure, the Analyst Program includes the opportunity to collaborate and learn from experienced professionals and to participate in practical workshops, a structured mentor-and-buddy program and organised social events.

Training program

Analysts begin with the Firmwide Institutional Securities training program in London with peers from Institutional Equity, Fixed Income & Commodities, Investment Banking, Global Capital Markets, Equity Research, Investment Management and Private Wealth Management. The training covers financial modelling, capital markets and enables Analysts to gain a broad understanding of each business in the Institutional Securities Group. Analysts then undertake the Sales & Trading specific training, which generally consists of intensive IT training, Excel and desk-specific applications, practical skills sessions and Regulatory exam FCA preparation.

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  • You have an outstanding academic record with a minimum 2.1 honours degree or equivalent and a keen interest in the financial markets. Candidates from all disciplines are encouraged to apply.
  • You have excellent communication, interpersonal and client service skills.
  • You are a team player who excels in a fast-paced, high-energy environment.
  • You have strong analytical capabilities, including the ability to summarise complex business problems and detailed analysis with clarity and brevity.

*Salary is competitive with excellent benefits

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You are an undergraduate from any degree discipline in your final year of study. A financial discipline is not essential, but you must have a strong interest in the financial markets with excellent quantitative and analytical skills.
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit and are driven to deliver results.
  • You are fluent in English and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You possess intellectual curiosity, focus and creativity, and have a keen research instinct with creative problem-solving abilities.
  • You are committed to maintaining high professional and ethical standards.


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

Not currently accepting applications. Please note we may also have some additional off-cycle positions available throughout the year, depending on business needs.

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. .

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