Morgan Stanley

Placement And Duration

Morgan Stanley Investment Management, with $447 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2017, is a client-centric organization dedicated to providing investment and risk-management solutions to a wide range of investors and institutions including corporations, pension plans, intermediaries, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, endowments and foundations, governments and consultant partners worldwide. With over four decades of asset management experience, our investment strategies span the risk/return spectrum across geographies, investment styles and asset classes, including equity, fixed income, alternatives and private markets. Morgan Stanley Investment Management offers its clients personalized attention, the intelligence and creativity of some of the brightest professionals in the industry, and access to the global resources of Morgan Stanley. With 608 investment professionals worldwide, and 37 offices in 20 countries, Morgan Stanley Investment Management is able to provide in-depth local knowledge and expertise while channeling the strength of our global presence and resources. To support the delivery of tailored, value-added investment solutions to clients our investment teams are organized by capability: Solutions & Multi-Asset, Real Assets, Active Fundamental Equity, Private Credit & Equity, Global Fixed Income, and Global Liquidity.

Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM)'s Fixed Income Group strategies cover a range of sectors, geographies, durations and credit qualities, running the risk/return gamut to meet the current needs of institutional investors. Our Group invests in Corporate Bonds/Loans (both investment grade and high-yield), Structured Products (residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities, asset-backed securities), Government Bonds (US and international sovereign bonds) and Emerging Market Bonds (local and hard currency sovereign and corporate bonds.) The team manages a broad range of Global, Euro, Emerging Market and US based strategies, with almost $72 billion in assets under management and supervision at March 31, 2018. Over 60 investment professionals are located throughout the world in major fixed income markets providing not only local expertise but also a macroeconomic view of the markets.

Training Program

Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s training program consists of a curriculum designed to equip Summer Analysts with the fundamental skills they need in order to be successful. The program is one week long and includes a Firmwide orientation, business overviews, professional development, technical training and networking events. A speaker series is also a part of the overall training and is run throughout the duration of the program.


The IM Fixed Income team is looking for Summer Analysts to support the group in several areas, including:

  • Researching and analyzing financial information relating to specific companies and investments
  • Creating reports and summaries from the analyzed financial data
  • Conducting company and investment level due diligence activities and developing financial models and investment committee materials
  • Evaluating existing investment portfolios and recommending changes in investment plans
  • Keeping up to date with market developments, new investment products and all other areas that can affect the markets, such as movements in the economies of relevant countries

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • Current Junior in a 4 year bachelor’s degree program with superior academic performance
  • Interest in financial services industry and equity investing
  • Advanced accounting, financial analysis and quantitative analysis skills
  • Experience with macroeconomics and financial modeling
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and interact well with others
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, and a team player
  • Superior level of attention to detail
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments at once and meet associated deadlines important to success


Morgan Stanley New York

Founded in New York City in 1935, Morgan Stanley has evolved into one of the world's foremost financial institutions, with more than 55,000 employees in 43 countries. Our New York headquarters offers the finest in financial thinking, products and execution to individual investors, companies, institutions and government agencies. We offer our clients the personalized attention and service of a boutique, the intelligence and creativity of the brightest professionals in the industry and the global resources of Morgan Stanley.

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Application Process & Deadlines

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