Real Assets - Real Estate Investing

Summer Associate

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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 Group is looking for Summer Associates to

  • Participate in transactions from the principal or private equity perspective, on behalf of our proprietary real estate investment funds, including North Haven and Prime Property Fund.
  • Work on a mix of assignments ranging from investment underwriting and transaction execution to business development initiatives.
  • Experience the the opportunity to work directly with senior-level financial and strategic decision-makers at some of the world’s largest real estate companies.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • The Summer Associate position requires: superior organizational and communication skills; strong analytical and quantitative capabilities; accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail; a high degree of dedication; a passion for the real estate industry; and the ability to effectively prioritize and execute multiple tasks.

This role provides the opportunity for successful candidates to build a strong foundation in the basic skills of financial problem solving, negotiation and execution, and gain experience in marketing the firm’s products and services effectively. In addition to currently pursuing a Master's in Business Administration


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Application Process & Deadlines

Students must apply online at If Morgan Stanley recruits on your campus, you may also be required to apply through your school’s on-campus system.

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