Morgan Stanley
Investment Management - Fixed Income

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.

IM's Fixed Income Group covers a range of sectors running the risk/return gamut to meet current needs of investors. Fixed Income invests in Corporate Bonds/Loans, Structured Products, Government Bonds and Emerging Market Bonds. Day-to-day responsibilities include communicating investment outlook and rationales to clients, helping raise assets, and the production of marketing material. 

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.


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  • 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.
  • 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.

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.
  • You have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • You are a strong team player; ability to collaborate with colleagues across IM 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.


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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