Real Assets - Real Estate Investing

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 with all Investment Management Summer Analysts and nine weeks working within a specific group. 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.

Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing is a leading global real estate investment platform, and has been one of the most active real estate investors in the world for over two decades. Real Estate Investing employs a patient, disciplined investment approach to manage opportunistic and core investment strategies on behalf of its clients. With investments in 36 countries, the team’s dedicated real estate investing professionals have a unique global perspective paired with local presence and significant transaction execution expertise. Real Estate Investing has 16 offices across 11 countries, and leverages the brand and unparalleled global network of Morgan Stanley to source investment intelligence and opportunities.

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 Real Estate Investing team is looking for Summer Analysts to support the group in several areas, including:

  • Participating in transactions from the principal or private equity perspective on behalf of proprietary real estate investment funds, including North Haven opportunistic funds and the Prime Property Fund
  • Working directly with senior-level financial and strategic decision-makers at some of the world’s largest real estate companies
  • Investment underwriting, transaction execution and creation of presentations regarding investment opportunities
  • Helping to execute business development initiatives

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • Current Junior in a four year bachelor’s degree program with superior academic performance
  • Strong interest in the financial services or management consulting industry and:
  • Strong track record of academic excellence and achievement
  • Well-rounded with outstanding organizational and analytical capabilities
  • Enthusiastic with strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to summarize complex problems and detailed analysis with clarity and brevity
  • Excellent presentation skills including verbal and written communication
  • Commitment to deliver the highest quality work product with close attention to detail
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office Suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to prioritize and efficiently plan for various short- and long-term deliverables
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team