Morgan Stanley
Merchant Banking & Real Estate Investing

Summer Analyst

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placement and duration

The 8 to 10-week Summer Analyst Program beginning in June is an opportunity to experience the culture and atmosphere of Morgan Stanley's Real Estate Investing (REI) team by taking on some of the responsibilities and functions of a Full-time Analyst for the summer period. Summer Analysts gain both business and organizational knowledge while interacting with colleagues and working assignments, attending social and professional events to network and learn about the different roles within Investment Management. Each Summer Analyst is placed within a team and assigned to a manager who provides guidance and mentoring.

training program

The curriculum includes an orientation to the Firm, speaker seminars, daily work with on-the-job training and intern presentations to senior management. Summer Analysts also network with peers through lunch networking sessions and other social events.

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  • Collecting and synthesizing financial and operating information about potential investment opportunities and industries.
  • Creating financial models.
  • Gathering market data to analyze trends and help value and price transactions.
  • Drafting presentations and memoranda for a wider audience within the Firm.
  •  Attending team discussions and partner meetings, where you may be asked to deliver parts of a presentation.


  • You are a high-caliber undergraduate/Masters student in your penultimate year of study, with a keen interest in the financial markets.
  • You are fluent in both Japanese and English.
  • You are skilled in Microsoft Excel; knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint and Access preferred.
  • You have a strong motivation to learn, are resourceful and able to take initiative.
  • You synthesize information, distill relevant facts and reach logical conclusions.
  • You are a team player and an excellent communicator.
  • A demonstrable interest in REI or Infrastructure is an added advantage.


Morgan Stanley Tokyo

Morgan Stanley opened a representative office in Tokyo in 1970. With more than 1,300 employees in Japan, Morgan Stanley is one of the largest and most active foreign participants in the Japanese market, providing investment banking, sales & trading, research, real estate and investment management products and services. In 2010, Morgan Stanley joined force with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) to commence securities joint venture operations in Japan, as part of the global strategic alliance.

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Application Process and Deadline

Students are required to apply through our local campus recruiting website,, which details the application process and deadlines.

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