The Operations Division at Morgan Stanley is the front line of defense for the Firm’s financial and operational well-being, and works closely with almost all departments in order to safeguard the Firm’s reputation and franchise. Operations partners with Sales & Trading, Finance, Legal, and Technology to execute the Firm’s institutional, retail, and asset management businesses – via supporting and settling daily transactions, devising and implementing effective controls, developing strong client relationships, and partnering with its business partners to enable to development of new structures, businesses, and markets.
The Operations Industrial Placement Program is for students with a year in industry as a compulsory or optional element of their degree course. The program gives an introduction to the Financial Services industry and the Operations Division, as well as an opportunity to develop the personal and professional competencies necessary to be successful within the Division. You be will be placed within a team best aligned to your skills, and will be provided with classroom and on-the-job training to develop a thorough understanding of the business, as well as project work as directed and guided by your manager. Supervision and guidance will be provided by experienced Operations professionals to all Industrial Placements throughout the program, to ensure the best and most meaningful experience.
The program runs annually beginning in June in our Glasgow office.
Industrial Placements start their Internship Program with participation in a Firmwide Induction Day covering the overview of Morgan Stanley’s businesses, structure, and strategy. This is followed by two days of classroom-based training covering product and industry knowledge, soft skills, and teambuilding activities. Throughout the program, in addition to on-the-job training, Industrial Placements will also take part in networking events, training sessions hosted by different teams and work-shadowing.