Investment Management

Off-Cycle Intern

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placement and duration

The Investment Management Off-cycle Internship is an opportunity to experience the culture and atmosphere in the Investment Management Division by taking on some of the responsibilities and functions of a Full-time Analyst for a short period. The internship typically lasts three to six months, but can vary in length depending on business needs and candidate availability.


The Internship offers extensive on the desk training, networking and various hands-on opportunities. Interns gain both business and organisational knowledge while interacting with colleagues and working on assignments.

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Responsibilities depend on which of the following functional areas the Investment Management Intern is placed in:

Investing: 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; and 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.

Risk: Work with senior management to maintain a flexible risk management infrastructure that allows consistent risk monitoring across MSIM’s investment platform; monitor existing investment portfolios and potential new investments to assess various types of risks at both the investment and fund level; develop, implement and compile management-level reporting relating to risk assessment and mitigation; and work with fund and risk professionals to respond to regulatory requests for information, and to implement reporting and procedural changes to meet regulatory requirements.

Sales & Marketing: Work closely with the sales team to prepare business plans, sales channel reporting and analyze financial Profit & Loss (P&L) statements for the business; maintain detailed knowledge of each client’s portfolio accounts and prepare thoughtful investment analysis in determining opportunities for selling investment products; collaborate with investment teams to understand and best position solutions and capabilities; and work with the marketing team on the creation of industry-leading publications and strategy-focused collateral that resonate with clients.


*Salary is competitive with excellent benefits.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You have outstanding analytical and quantitative skills.
  • You have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • You have an excellent academic background and fluency in English. The ability to communicate effectively in additional languages is an advantage.
  • You are a strong team player; ability to collaborate with colleagues across MSIM and the broader organization.
  • You are a self-starter with the ability to work independently.
  • You are driven, highly motivated and results-focused.
  • You have strong organizational skills with the ability to manage time efficiently and effectively.
  • You are detail oriented and have the ability to work efficiently within tight time constraints.