Morgan Stanley
Office of COO - Data & Analytics

Summer Analyst

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Placement and Duration

The Investment Management Summer Analyst Program is a 10-week program consisting of one week of training and nine weeks working within a specific IM team. The Summer Analyst position is group-specific and offers extended are for the following functional areas - Investing, Client Engagement, or Risk & Analysis. The majority of our opportunities are in our New York offices, but there are select positions in San Francisco and West Conshohocken. During the 10-week program, Summer Analysts experience the culture and atmosphere of Morgan Stanley by performing a role similar to a Full-Time Analyst.

The Data & Analytics Group (DAG) is a central team in the COO Office of Morgan Stanley Investment Management putting high quality data at the heart of the various functions within MSIM. The team consists of 16 team members across New York & Mumbai.

A summer analyst will work closely with senior DAG leads and be responsible for project origination in the analytics & research space, idea generation, research/data analysis/visualization of enterprise and alternative data sets as well as presentation of findings to team leadership and other internal stakeholders.

Training Program

Morgan Stanley Investment Managements training program consists of curriculum designed to equip Summer Analysts with the fundamental skills they need to be successful in IM. The Program is one weeklong 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.


  • Collaborate with advanced analytics team to originate research projects and ideas
  • Assist in conducting research on various business management and investment topics
  • Conduct exploratory data analysis of new alternative data sets, including summary statistics and visualizations; present findings to team lead
  • Prepare analytics pitch decks and present to internal stakeholders

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You are pursuing a Bachelor's degree and will graduate between December 2021 and June 2022
  • You have outstanding analytical and quantitative skills
  • Knowledge of SQL or Python for data analysis is a plus
  • Knowledge of data visualization tools, like Tableau is a plus
  • You have strong critical thinking skills
  • You have a strong interest in and knowledge of the financial markets


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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