Investment Management

Fixed Income Summer Analyst

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Placement and duration

Morgan Stanley Investment Management is a client-centric organization dedicated to providing investment and risk-management solutions to a wide range of investors and institutions. With $471 billion in assets under management as of September 2018, our clients include corporations, pension plans, intermediaries, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, endowments and foundations, governments and consultant partners worldwide. With over four decades of asset management experience, our investment strategies span the risk/return spectrum across geographies, investment styles and asset classes, including equity, fixed income, alternatives and private markets. Morgan Stanley Investment Management offers its clients personalized attention, the intelligence and creativity of some of the brightest professionals in the industry, and access to the global resources of Morgan Stanley.

With 645 investment professionals worldwide, and 37 offices in 21 countries, Morgan Stanley Investment Management is able to provide in-depth local knowledge and expertise while channeling the strength of our global presence and resources. To support the delivery of tailored, value-added investment solutions to clients our investment teams are organized by capability: Solutions & Multi-Asset, Real Assets, Active Fundamental Equity, Private Credit & Equity, Global Fixed Income, and Global Liquidity.

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.

Training program

The training program consists of a curriculum designed to equip Summer Analysts with the fundamental skills needed in order to be successful in IM. The program is one week long and includes a Firm-wide orientation, business overviews, professional development, technical training and networking events. A speaker series is also a part of training, and runs throughout the 10 week program.

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Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM)'s Fixed Income Group strategies cover a range of sectors, geographies, durations and credit qualities, running the risk/return gamut to meet the current needs of institutional investors.   Our Group invests in Corporate Bonds/Loans (both investment grade and high-yield), Structured Products (residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities, asset-backed securities), Government Bonds (US and international sovereign bonds) and Emerging Market Bonds (local and hard currency sovereign and corporate bonds.) The team manages a broad range of Global, Euro, Emerging Market and US based strategies, with almost $71 billion in assets under management and supervision at September 2018. Over 67 investment professionals are located throughout the world in major fixed income markets providing not only local expertise but also a macroeconomic view of the markets.

The IM Fixed Income team is looking for Summer Analysts to support the group in several areas, including:

  • 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

  • Current Junior (class of 2021) in a 4 year bachelor’s degree program with superior academic performance
  • Interest in financial services industry and equity investing
  • Advanced accounting, financial analysis and quantitative analysis skills
  • Experience with macroeconomics and financial modeling
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and interact well with others
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, and a team player
  • Superior level of attention to detail
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments at once and meet associated deadlines important to success


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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